Nate Barlow is an American film director, actor, screenwriter and producer. Born in Middletown, Connecticut, to two musician and teaching parents, he spent two years as a child in Tanzania, where he attended the International School Moshi. He graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 1996, after which he worked as a designer engineer for Symbol Technologies on Long Island before moving to Los Angeles, to pursue his filmmaking career.
Barlow co-directed, co-wrote and co-starred in Tales from Beyond, an anthology feature film starring Adam West that won Best Picture Awards at the 2004 ShockerFest and 2004 ShriekFest Film Festivals before being distributed by Anthem Pictures. Prior to Tales From Beyond, he directed the interview-based documentary short Film Trix 2002 and produced the narrative feature film Hollywood, Pennsylvania, which had a live making-of documentary broadcast from the set onto the World Wide Web.
Barlow's acting work includes L.A. Twister, the lowest-budgeted film ever to premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, and Chance, the directorial debut of Amber Benson, as well as commercials.