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Film Awards:

The IndieFEST Film Awards

Official Selection,

Award of Merit: Animation

 Award of Merit: Children / Family Programming  

Award of Merit: Narration / Voiceover Talent (Alexandra Almendarez)

Award of Merit: Women Filmmakers (Natalie Rodriguez, Extraordinary Pictures)

Award of Merit: Latin / Hispanic Filmmaker (Natalie Rodriguez, Extraordinary Pictures)

Matty Cat

2024

California Women's Film Festival

Official Selection & Best Animation,

Matty Cat

2023

Best Shorts Competition

Official Selection,

Award of Merit: Children / Family Programming
Award of Recognition: Narration / Voiceover Talent (Alexandra Almendarez)
Award of Merit: Women Filmmakers

Matty Cat

2023

Culver City Film Festival

Official Selection,

Matty Cat

2023

The Philadelphia Latino Film Festival

Official Selection,

Young Dario (episodes 1.1 - 1.12)

2023

 

The Maria del Rey Film Festival

Official Selection & Audience Award - Best Short Animation,

Young Dario (episode 1.8: Young Dario is a Space Alien)

2023

LIFE Film Festival

Official Selection,

Young Dario (episode 1.1: Young Dario is a Nervous Wreck)

2023

Golden State Film Festival

Official Selection & Audience Award - Best Short Animation,

Young Dario (episode 1.7: Young Dario Has a Sex Dream)

2022

Studio City Film Festival

Official Selection,

Young Dario (episode 1.7: Young Dario Has a Sex Dream)

2022

Shockfest Film Festival

Official Selection & Golden Reel Award Winner,

Young Dario (episodes 1.1 - 1.12)

2022

Rio de Janeiro World Film Festival 

Semi-Finalist

Official Selection,

Young Dario (episodes 1.1 - 1.12)

2022

Critics Choice International Film Festival 

Finalist - Animated Film

Official Selection,

Young Dario (episodes 1.1 - 1.12)

2022

Critics Choice International Film Festival 

Winner of 'Best Women Filmmaker'

Official Selection,

Young Dario (episodes 1.1 - 1.12)

2022

Critics Choice International Film Festival 

Winner of 'Best Series/TV Pilot/Web Series'

Official Selection,

Young Dario (episodes 1.1 - 1.12)

2022

Culver City Film Festival 

Winner of 'Best Screenplay Adapted From Another Medium'

Official Selection/Feature Film,

Howard Original

2020

Silicon Beach Film Festival 

Official Selection/Feature Film,

Howard Original

2020

Glendale International Film Festival 

Winner of 'Best Film About Women's Empowerment

Nominee for Best Feature Film, Best Director, Best Female Director

Official Selection/Feature Film,

The Extraordinary Ordinary

2019

Awareness Film Festival 

Official Selection/Feature Film,

The Extraordinary Ordinary

2019

Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival (LADFF)

Winner of 'Best Performance - Maddison Bullock'

Official Selection/Feature Film,

The Extraordinary Ordinary

2019

HollyShorts Monthly Screener: December

Official Selection/Short Film,

The Extraordinary Ordinary: Erica & Alex

2018

Fabric Studios: ShortsTV x HollyShorts

Official Selection/Short Film,

The Extraordinary Ordinary: Erica & Alex

2018

NALIP: Latino Lens

Quarter-Finals/Short Film,

The Extraordinary Ordinary: Erica & Alex

2018

Indie Night Film Festival

Official Selection/Short Film,

The D

2018

Culver City Film Festival

Official Selection/Short Film,

Howard Original”

Winner of 'Best Narrative Short'

2017

Oregon Short Film Festival

Quarter-finalist/Short Film,

Howard Original”

2017

 

The IndieFEST Awards

Best Woman Director Nominee/Short Film, “The D

2017

 

Collective International Film Festival

Best Film Nominee/Short Film,

Apricots

2017 

 

Best Shorts Competition

Quarter-Finals/Short Film,

The D

2017

 

Digital Box Office Awards + Screening Series

Quarter-Finals/Short Films,

Code Red” & “The D

2017

 

Fan Boy Film Festival

Semi-Finals/Short Films,

Apricots” and “The Scars of Our Lives

2016

 

 

 

Screenwriting/Writing Awards:

   

The IndieFEST Film Awards

Official Selection,

Award of Recognition: Script / Writer (Natalie Rodriguez, Extraordinary Pictures)

Matty Cat

2024

13Horror

Finalist Feature Screenplay 2024 (Inner Child)

Scriptatation Showcase

Quarter-Finals Feature Screenplay 2023 (Voodoo Child)

Scriptatation Showcase

Semi-Finals & Quarter-Finals 2023 (Black Velvet)

  

HollyShorts Film Festival

Finalist 2018, (Inner Child)

Stage 32: Comedy Screenplay

Finalist 2018, (The D)

Athena Film Festival

Semi-Finalist 2017, (The Extraordinary Ordinary)

Script Pipeline

Quarter-Finalist 2017 (The Extraordinary Ordinary)

 

WeekendNotes

Newbie Editor's Choice Award/Article, Classic Coffee

2016

 

Emerging Screenwriters

Honorable Mention 2015 (The Extraordinary Ordinary)

 

Table Read My Screenplay - Austin

Semi-Finalist 2015 (Code Red)

 

Scriptapalooza

Quarter-Finalist 2015 (The Extraordinary Ordinary)

 

Screencraft - Short Screenplay Contest

Quarter-Finalist 2015 (The Scars of Our Lives)          

 

The Music Bed Contest - Pitch for Short Film

Nominee 2014 (Inner Child)

 

California State University Media Arts Festival

Short Screenplay - Fourth Place 2012 (Wilson)

 

Beverly Hills Film Festival

Screenplay Finalist 2012 (Code Red)

 

California State University Media Arts Festival

Short Screenplay - Third Place 2011 (Code Red)

 

Hollywood Screenplay Contest

Gold Prize Award 2011 (Code Red)

 

California Legislature Award

Recognition 2010 (YA Novel)

 

Editorial & Nonprofit Features:

Funny or Die

Feature/Short Film,

The D”

2017

 

Fun Size Horror

Feature/Short Film,

Little Maniac

2016

The Los Angeles Music Magazine: Los Angeles Film Spotlight

Feature/Short Film,

The D

2016

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 Fictional Café

Feature/Short Film,

The Scars of Our Lives” & "Howard Original"

2015 & 2017

Black Elephant’s Issue Two magazine

Feature/Short Film,

The Scars of Our Lives

2015​

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