Heather has written for numerous production companies and studios including Crypt TV and Netflix. A world-builder, she uses her vivid imagination and almost encyclopedic knowledge of film to create unique stories that always entertain.
CRYPT TV'S TROUBLED YOUTH | “NOBODY'S SHEEP” | S1E2
CRYPT TV'S CAMP MONSTER | "THE MAULER"
Are you a SHEEP or a WOLF? Would you STAND UP for yourself if you could be TURNED into a CRYPT MONSTER? JOIN our PACK or stay out of our way.
The legend of the MAULER haunts a summer camp with a deadly past...can Little Eva summon her courage and harness the secret power in the woods to become the first REAL monster hunter of Camp Willowdale?
Whether the story is about memory and regret, ghosts and loss, sci-fi, or horror, Heather’s characters are full of drive, determination, and go on adventures that force them to face the pain of their past in order to take control of their future!
Comps: Ex Machina meets Minority Report
Logline: In the near future, a dedicated homicide detective is partnered with a next-generation android programmed with the memories of a murder victim, but the case turns personal when those memories turn out to belong to someone from her past.
Scored multiple 8s on the Black List
Semi-Finalist, Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition
Winner: Bronze Prize, PAGE Awards
Winner: First Runner Up, Creative Awards
Winner: Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Script, Script Summit
Finalist, Vali Screenplay Competition
Top 1% of discoverable projects on Coverfly
Featured on Coverly's RED List
Quarterfinalist, ScreenCraft Feature Competition
RAVEN WINTERS AND THE SPIRIT VORTEX
Comps: Buffy meets Poltergeist
A passionate yet stubborn paranormal investigator is hired to cleanse an infamously haunted house, but when she discovers the house is actually a prison to countless ghosts, she must race to free the tormented spirits before their captor destroys them all.
Top 10 Finalist, Final Draft Big Break
Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival
Quarter-Finalist, PAGE Awards
Featured on Coverfly's RED List
Winner: Best Feature Script, Lady Filmmakers Film Festival
Winner: Best Feature Screenplay, Pasadena Int'l Film Festival
Quarter-Finalist, Blue Cat Screenplay Competition
Finalist, Script Summit
Winner, Best Action/Adventure, Film Crash Awards
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Horror/Dark Comedy/ YA
Comps: Breakfast Club meets I Know What You Did Last Summer
Saturday detention turns deadly when a quiet high schooler, along with six classmates, finds herself being hunted by a masked killer determined to make her and the others pay for the death of a fellow student.
Quarterfinalist, Screamfest 2022
Second Rounder, Launch Pad Feature Competition
"In her scripts, the fantasy, sci-fi and horror elements are always metaphors for deeper themes that resonate with the universal human experience." - Geoffroy, Coverfly Development Exec endorsing Heather.
THE FINAL APPROACH
When an aging bowler makes a bet with the Angel of Death, he must overcome his inner fears in order to bowl a perfect game and win the reward of extending his life.
Finalist, Lady Filmmakers Film Festival
Finalist - Roadmap Writers/Route One Entertainment Screenplay Competition
Finalist, Fresh Voices
Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Short Film Screenplay Competition
Semifinalist, Your Script Produced!
Semifinalist, Creative World Awards
Quarterfinalist, PAGE Awards
Quarterfinalist, Outstanding Screenplays Shorts Competition
Winner: Honorable Mention, Los Angeles Screenplay Competition
Heather's films have screened in the Newport Beach Film Festival, the Cape Fear Independent Film Festival, the DAM Short Film Festival, and many more!
DAY 57 (SHORT FILM)
Shot and set during the Covid 19 safer at home order, this short asks the question: what day is it?
Special note: With the use of two iPhones, "Day 57" was filmed with the Director in CA and the Cast in MD.
LUCKY CHARM (SHORT FILM, SELECTED CLIP)
When a young man finds a magic coin on the way to work he must decide what he will do with his new-found power.
Distributed by Shorts International
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GUARDIAN LOVE (SHORT FILM)
Guardian Angels protect humans from harm. But when Peter, a Guardian with years of experience, meets Lyric, a Guardian new to the job, he will do anything, including break the rules, to make sure their first meeting won't be their last...
Winner “Director’s Choice Award,” Cape Fear Independent Film Festival.
SHORT FILM REEL
REFLECTION (SHORT FILM)
AWAITING DEPARTURE (SHORT FILM)
When Death misses her daily commute to Earth she is forced to wait in a limbo train station where she meets a waiting soul who changes her perception of her daily job.
A Short Film/Music Video exploring Body Image & Self-Esteem. Shot on 16mm.
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Heather wrote a series of articles that explore the different stages of filmmaking while following the production of Joe Crump’s "The Storyteller." Additionally, she wrote a number of articles sharing creative insights and technical practices in post-production workflow.
POST PRODUCTION WORK
Post Coordinator/Editor/Assistant Editor
After graduating with her MFA, Heather gained experience in post-production, coordinating and editing EPK packages, DVD and marketing featurettes for the Academy Award winning “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Anna Karenina,” “Moonrise Kingdom,” and other narrative and documentary projects.