DIRECTOR: Heidi Miami Marshall’s career has spanned over 20 years as a director, casting director, and actor coach. She most recently coached and prepped Halle Bailey for her audition and screen-test for The Little Mermaid (Rob Marshall). 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. 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 latest short film Muscle played at over 30 festivals worldwide and won 7 awards. Her first feature to direct is in development, and the script (written by Johnny Sánchez) has won awards and was rated “8” on The Black List multiple times. Heidi is particularly passionate about supporting women making films.
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