Projects

In this twelve-episode Groundhog Day style story, a young Hispanic boy, named Dario, encounters various life situations. He turns to his Grandmother ('Abuelita'), who guides him through the travails of childhood.

Starring On My Block's Julio Macias as the voice of Adult Dario.

Directed, Produced and Co-Written by Natalie Rodriguez

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Young Dario

Shockfest Film Festival

-Winner of Golden Reel Award

Studio City Film Festival 2022; Official Selection

Shockfest Film Festival 2022; Official Selection

Rio de Janeiro World Film Festival 2022; Semi-Finalist

Critics Choice International Film Festival

-Winner of 'Best Actor' (Julio Macias)
-Winner of 'Best Women Filmmaker'

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

-Finalist - Animated Film

12-episode animated TV concept show

Projects

In this award-winning comedy-drama satire about the entertainment industry, a narcissist, and burnt-out, screenwriter escapes to a cabin in the woods to finish a screenplay. Only, he finds himself in an altered state of reality while reflecting on business and personal relationships. (Based on the 2017 short film, Howard Original).

Directed, Produced and Co-Written by Natalie Rodriguez

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Howard Original

Culver City Film Festival 2020

-Winner of 'Best Screenplay Adapted From Another Medium'

Silicon Beach Film Festival 2020; Official Selection

Dark-Comedy Satire Feature Film

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In this award-winning drama, a college freshman moves across the country to cope with her mental health as well as a traumatic incident from high school, while befriending a classmate and a co-worker who have a history of their own.

** TRIGGER WARNING: THE FOLLOWING FILM PORTRAYS THE AFTERMATH OF TRAUMA FOR MULTIPLE CHARACTERS. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED**

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

Watch trailer 1 here

Watch trailer 2 here

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The Extraordinary Ordinary

Glendale International Film Festival 2019

-Winner of 'Best Film About Women's Empowerment

-Nominee for Best Feature Film

-Nominee for Best Director

-Nominee for Best Female Director

Awareness Film Festival 2019; Official Selection

Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival (LADFF) 2019

-Winner of 'Best Performance - Maddison Bullock'

Drama Indie Feature Film

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Projects

A photographer and a musician confide in each other when one of them has a panic attack.

Starring Selena TV Show's Jesse Posey 

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

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The Extraordinary Ordinary: Erica & Alex

HollyShorts Monthly Screener 2018; Official Selection

Fabric Studios: ShortsTV x HollyShorts 2018

NALIP: Latino Lens 2018; Quarter-Finals

Drama Feature Film Sizzle/Short Film

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Projects

A writer encounters with more than just selling a story and writer's block when his pet cat comes to life.

 

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

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Howard Original

Culver City Film Festival 2017

-Winner of 'Best Narrative Short'

Oregon Short Film Festival 2017; Quarter-Finals

Dark Comedy Feature Film Sizzle/Short Film

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Projects

A twenty-something-year-old cannot enjoy a kickback that his friends force him to have because his ex-girlfriend starts blasting "revenge" posts on social media.

 

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

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The D

Indie Night Film Festival 2018; Official Selection

The IndieFEST Awards 2017

-Best Woman Director Nominee

-Best Film Nominee

Best Shorts Competition 2017; Quarter-Finals

 

Digital Box Office Awards + Screening Series 2017; Quarter-Finals

Comedy TV Pilot Sizzle/Short Film

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Projects

The saga continues with Omari and Calvin who awaken after a hard night of partying and dealing with the aftermath of heartbreak and loss. Sequel to "The D" (2017).

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

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The C-quel

Comedy TV Pilot Sizzle/Short Film

Sequel to "The D"

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Projects

The bond between two sisters is put to the test when one of them must say goodbye to the other.

Introducing Mia El-Bayar 

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

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Apricots

Collective International Film Festival 2017

-Best Film Nominee

Camden International Film Festival 2017; Official Selection

Fan Boy Film Festival 2016; Semi-Finals

Drama Feature Film Sizzle/Short Film

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Projects

A young girl gets her period for the first time and must confront a family tragedy.

Introducing Samantha Kamp

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

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Code Red

Digital Box Office Awards + Screening Series;

Quarter-Finals

Beverly Hills Film Festival 2012

-Screenplay Finalist

Hollywood Screenplay Contest 2012

-Gold Award

California State University Media Arts Festival 2011

-Short Screenplay - Third Place

Drama Feature Film Sizzle/Short Film

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Projects

Two strangers encounter at a bus stop and realize that they share a similar past when one of them sees a scar on the other's wrist.

Directed, Written, and Produced by Natalie Rodriguez

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The Scars of Our Lives

Fan Boy Film Festival 2016; Semi-Finals

Screencraft - Short Screenplay 2015; Quarter-Finals

Drama Feature Film Sizzle/Short Film

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