Natalie Barandes, Chief Joy Officer, Brand Filmmaker and Video Storyteller

Natalie is funny, imaginative and an endless creator. She brings a 20+ year proven track record of writing and producing original content that uses story-driven, emotional connections to change businesses and change lives. Her creative content studio produces all forms of video content using original content creation, distribution and full-scale production.

Natalie has been writing and producing stories in various forms since her early theater days at Union College. She is recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in producing effective health and wellness content, and recently created the successful weight loss program Real Appeal for United Healthcare Ventures. She has created and produced successful series, products and specials in music, comedy, sports and health and wellness for brands including the NFL Network, AXS TV, Spotify, Comedy Central, USA Network, SONY International, Game Show Network and BeachBody Productions. She recently developed and produced MIXTAPE on AXS TV in partnership with SPOTIFY and Gibson Guitars featuring rock stars discussing life through the songs they love.

Natalie lives in Hollywood where she loves to cook and swim. She wishes she was over 5’2”.