NATASHA WELLESLEYExecutive Producer, Natasha Wellesley leads a passionate award-winning team at creative studio and idea accelerator, Ventureland. Her invaluable knowledge positions her to connect a global community of creators in developing original entertainment properties, innovative brand experiences and breakthrough branded content concepts.
Her experience is expansive. Natasha began her career in feature film & TV production, then transitioned to commercials production rising to managing director. After making her mark at HSI London, she jumped to the agency-side for a new creative challenge at BBH London. During her 6 years there, as an executive producer, she managed award-winning campaigns overseeing the global creative output for Axe and Vodafone, among many other high-profile clients.
In 2011 Natasha moved to Los Angeles, for the role as head of integrated production for 180LA advertising agency. As a member of the executive team, Natasha believed in true partnership and excellence in work output for their clients, which included Adidas, Boost Mobile, UNICEF, Expedia, Pepsi, Mitsubishi, Asics, HP and Miller Lite.
Natasha has won more than 85 industry awards across D&AD, The One Show, Clios and the Cannes Lions. Her best-known campaigns include UNICEF’s “UNfairy Tales,” Boost Mobile’s “Boost Your Voice,” and Expedia’s “Dream Adventures” for which she most notably won the Grand Prix for Good, Social Responsibility Grand Prix, Integrated Grand Prix, and a Titanium Lion. Her other distinctions include President Obama’s Call to Action and Ad Age’s Campaign of the Year. Previously, Natasha acted as a judge at the AICP Awards and the Lisbon Film Festival. She has also participated in various industry forums and panels, such as the San Diego Film Festival and AICP Next Awards.
Natasha is from London, England and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and daughter.