Filmmaker | Photographer | Travel Enthusiast

About

Natural Langdon is an award-winning Filmmaker, Producer, Content Creator and Co-founder of OpenMindz Productions.

His passion for arts and education has taken him from producing films about urban drama and social injustice in Brownsville, Brooklyn to teaching youth about film production in underserved communities in Africa. His mission is to give a voice to the voiceless through film and photography.

As a travel and culture enthusiast, he is on a mission to reveal the untold stories of urban communities around the world. Having traveled extensively through Africa, Europe, South America, Asia and the Caribbean, he goes in a search of authentic city life, rare culture and exotic food.

By exploring the contributions of people of African descent around the world, Natural has discovered untold stories of communities in Cuba, Haiti, Bahia, Brazil, Morocco and Ghana. 

In 2016, he published "Exploring The African Diaspora vol. 1 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil" a book exploring Afro-Brazilian history and culture.

In 2015, he published "Black Like Me." a collection of photographs depicting the reflections of beautiful black people from all walks of life crossing social and economic boundaries.

In 2014, through a partnership with the Africa Channel, he produced “From Brooklyn to Ghana” a documentary chronicling the cultural differences and similarities of urban areas in New York and Ghana. 

In 2012, he received a “Movie, Video and Screen (MVSA) Awards for Bullets Over Brownsville, an urban drama focused on the lives of four individuals from Brownsville, Brooklyn—one of New York’s most notorious neighborhoods.

 


Natural Langdon is an excellent film director, producer and cameraman. He has a great eye for creativity and great vision. His work speaks for itself. I was extremely happy with the work he has done on my cooking show “On the Back Burner” the episode with Talent the comedian. People are still raving about the work on that show. Natural is a professional, he is reliable and he loves to work. This is the kind of person you want on your team.
— Natalie Barrington, Lil Nat, Radio Personality and TV Host
I have known Natural for a very long time. As a colleague and friend, our work with youth has always been a winning collaboration. I love to work with him. He has a natural affinity for communicating with youth in a way that they trust and respect him.
— Youth Filmmaking Workshop, Amanda Colon, Center Director Police Athletic League