Natalie Rodriguez is an award-winning writer, director, producer, mental health and anti-violence/trauma advocate based in Los Angeles, CA. In 2014, she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in TV-Film from CSU Fullerton. Since graduation, Natalie has worked with multiple companies, including the Conan O'Brien Show, Opposing Views, CBS, Mandalay Pictures, NowThis News, and others. She was also a panelist at Google, YouTube, Hispanicize and the mental health organization, The Mighty. Her films have screened throughout the U.S. and Internationally like Funny or Die, HollyShorts, NALIP: Latino Lens, Beverly Hills Film Festival, Culver City Film Festival, and more.
Currently, Natalie awaits the publication of her first young adult novel in 2020, "Elephant," a story about four childhood best friends who uncover a family secret and this year's release of her directorial feature film, "The Extraordinary Ordinary," which she also wrote, produced, and was the executive producer on. The film deals with young adults, mental health awareness, and the aftermath of trauma. Natalie is open to collaborating with other artists and advocates. For previous and upcoming projects, please be sure to give her a follow @natchristinerod.
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