Nataly Kudiabor began her career in 1994 as an editor at Mediengruppe RTL. This was followed by positions as an editor at RTLZWEI and ARD Degeto, as a producer of series and serials at Ziegler Film and as a producer at Grundy UFA.
From 2015 on, Nataly Kudiabor was one of the two managing directors of the production company good friends and led it to success within a few years. In 2017, she secured the remake rights to the Swedish series BONUS FAMILIE, which she adapted for German television and which aired as a mini-series on ARD in 2019. She subsequently attracted attention with the comedy series ARTHURS GESETZ. The morbid comedy about an insurance scam gone wrong in the boonies aired on TNT in December 2018 and on HBO MAX in spring 2021. The series was nominated for the German Television Award as well as the Grimme Award and won the award for Best International Comedy Series at the Rockie Awards in Banff, Canada. Lead actor Jan-Josef Liefers received the Bavarian Television Award Year 2019 for his performance.
Nataly Kudiabor joined UFA Fiction as a producer in May 2019.
The series ALL YOU NEED (ARD Mediathek) and THE MOPES (TNT) successfully premiered in spring 2021. The second season of ALL YOU NEED has been available on ARD Mediathek since April 2022. While THE MOPES stars Nora Tschirner as the personified depression who drives a US singer-songwriter crazy, ALL YOU NEED follows four gay 30somethings through their big city life.
Further series for German TV channels and international streaming services are in development.
Nataly Kudiabor is a member of the European Film Academy and the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.