DIRECTOR: Heidi Miami Marshall’s career has spanned over 25 years as a Director, Casting Director, and Acting Coach. Her career began as lead Casting Director on RENT for Broadway and Tours. Heidi has received awards and fellowships for her directing in theater and film, most notably AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women and the Drama League’s Director Project. Renowned Director Baz Luhrmann says, “All of Heidi Marshall’s work has led me to see that she’s a director of first rate talent and ability.” Her short film Muscle played at over 30 festivals worldwide and won 7 awards. Most recently she directed a series, MORE THAN by Jinn S.Kim, and a short film, S.P.I.C. by Johnny Sánchez. Her first feature to direct is in development, and the script (written by Johnny Sánchez and Khalil Kain, starring Jade Pettyjohn, Julianne Nicholson, Dave East, J.Alphonse Nicholson) has already won numerous awards and was rated “8” on The Black List multiple times. Heidi is particularly interested in hearing the most quiet voices in the room and gathering these stories onto film. As well, she is a proud acting coach and acting studio owner. She is truly an actor’s director.
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