Natalie Rodriguez is an award-winning Writer, Director, and a mental health and anti-violence/trauma advocate based in Los Angeles, CA. In 2014, she graduated from CSU Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts in Radio-TV-Film. Her first experience in entertainment was an internship at the Conan O'Brien show and Peter Guber's Mandalay Pictures, where she worked at the offices of producers, Matthew Rhodes ("Men in Black: International," "Mile 22") and Academy Award-winner, Cathy Schulman ("Sharp Objects," "Crash").
Recently, she wrote, directed, and produced her first No-Budget feature film, "The Extraordinary Ordinary." Her screenplays and films have been featured and placed in the final rounds at Hispanicize, HollyShorts Film Festival, NALIP: Latino Lens Film Festival, ShortsTV, Stage 32: Comedy Screenplay, Beverly Hills Film Festival, and others. In 2017, Natalie founded her production company, Extraordinary Pictures LLC., focusing on feature films, digital, and television. Currently, she has multiple projects in development, including a TV sitcom, "The D," which placed in top-ten for best comedy screenplays at Stage 32. Her Young Adult manuscript, "Elephant," was also a finalist at Clare Books' the Binge-Watching Cure II contest for 'Best Novel' and was published in April, 2020 with Eliezer Tristan Publishing, Inc.