Natalie Ruiz Tofano


Natalie Ruiz Tofano is an independent documentary film Producer currently based in Oakland, CA. They are currently working as Impact Producer for the feature-length documentary Elephant Path / Njaia Njoku, and have worked as an Associate Producer on numerous documentary projects that have aired on PBS, CCTV, CuriosityStream and History Channel. They most recently worked as an Associate Producer for the curated documentary series America ReFramed on the WORLD Channel. Natalie has also directed short documentaries of their own centered around LGBTQ+ stories and issues, including Giving Voice and The Edges of Healthcare. They graduated from School of Visual Arts with a MFA in Social Documentary Film.

Natalie identifies as mixed-race and queer, and uses they/them pronouns.