Natalie Ruiz Tofano

Producer
Freelance

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.

Sessions in which Natalie Ruiz Tofano attends

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Time Zone: PST/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM
Registration 9 hours 8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM  |  Cinerama Dome , Lobby
9:15 AM
9:15 AM
Keynote: Molly Thompson 30 minutes 9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM  |  Cinerama Dome , Theater
Keynote
SustainabilityASL AvailableEmerging
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
Pulling Back the Curtain 1 hour 30 minutes 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
 |  Signup required
Interactive Workshop
SustainabilityTransparencyFilmmaker OnlyEmerging
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Lunch 3 hours 11:30 AM  -  2:30 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Back Lot
3:45 PM
3:45 PM
#DecolonizeDocs—The Industry 1 hour 30 minutes 3:45 PM  -  5:15 PM  |  ArcLight Hollywood , Theater 10
Panel
SustainabilityTransparencyEmerging
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
Opening Night Party 2 hours 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Back Lot

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Time Zone: PST/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Keynote: Michèle Stephenson 30 minutes 9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM  |  Cinerama Dome , Theater
Keynote
CreativitySustainabilityNew MediaTransparencyTechnologyASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
Making a Living at Making Change with Documentary 1 hour 30 minutes 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM  |  Film L.A. , Meeting Room
 |  Signup required
Panel
CreativityTransparency
Lunch 3 hours 11:30 AM  -  2:30 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Back Lot
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
Not Your Grandmother's Historical Doc 1 hour 30 minutes 1:45 PM  -  3:15 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
 |  Signup required
Panel
CreativityTransparencyHistorical
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Keynote: Chi-hui Yang 30 minutes 5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM  |  Cinerama Dome , Theater
Keynote
ASL AvailableClosed CaptionedEmerging
8:00 PM
8:00 PM
PBS Indies Party 2 hours 8:00 PM  -  10:00 PM  |  NeueHouse Hollywood , NeueHouse Hollywood
 |  Signup required

Thursday 27 September, 2018

Time Zone: PST/Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:45 AM
9:45 AM
#DecolonizeDocs—The Audience 1 hour 30 minutes 9:45 AM  -  11:15 AM  |  ArcLight Hollywood , Theater 10
Panel
SustainabilityTransparencyEmerging
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
 |  Signup required
Convening
CreativitySustainabilityTransparency
Lunch 3 hours 11:30 AM  -  2:30 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Back Lot
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
Making the Most of Mentorship 1 hour 30 minutes 1:45 PM  -  3:15 PM  |  ArcLight Hollywood , Theater 8
Panel
SustainabilityTransparencyEmerging
2:30 PM
2:30 PM
 |  Signup required
Convening
CreativitySustainabilityTransparency
5:45 PM
5:45 PM
Closing Remarks 15 minutes 5:45 PM  -  6:00 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Linwood Dunn Theater
 |  Signup required
ASL AvailableClosed Captioned
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
Closing Night Party 1 hour 15 minutes 6:00 PM  -  7:15 PM  |  Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study , Back Lot
7:30 PM
7:30 PM
 |  Signup required
Screening
CreativitySustainabilityASL AvailableEmerging