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Agent: Edward Hughes

Heidi Lee Douglas is an award winning writer/director who is known for her thought provoking horror films and powerful social change documentaries. Her rich life experience has given her deep insight into exploring personal narratives with universal themes.

Heidi’s eco-horror short Devil Woman premiered at Fantasia International Film Festival and FrightFest. Her gothic thriller short Little Lamb has spent four years on the film festival circuit after premiering at Fantastic Fest. Little Lamb has been awarded Best Film, Best Production Design, Best Script and Best Thriller and was selected for the anthology feature 7 from Etheria.

An accomplished writer, Heidi’s convict western feature film Unnatural Conduct was shortlisted for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab, a Semi Finalist Gateway LA Script Development Program and was a Quarter Finalist in the Screencraft Action/Thriller Screenplay Competition.

Heidi’s autobiographical documentary Defendant 5 was broadcast by the ABC and Al Jazeera to 260 million homes worldwide and was awarded Best Short Film at Green Film Festival in Seoul and nominated for the Golden Kapok award at the Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, amongst other acclaim.

www.darklakeproductions.com.au

In Development:

UNNATURAL CONDUCT Screen Tasmania

Writer
Shortlisted for the Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab 2017
WINNER – “On the Table” Feature Script Competition, Wow Film Festival 2016
Semifinalist – Gateway L.A. Script Development Program 2017
Quarterfinalist – Screencraft Action/Thriller Screenplay Competition 2017

LUPA (UNTITLED WOMEN IN HORROR ANTHOLOGY) Screen Tasmania/Screen Australia

Writer/Director – segment in anthology feature

SEEKING SALI

Writer/Director/Producer
Feature documentary

ELEMENTAL Screen NT

Writer/Director/Producer
3 x 30 min documentary series

Short Film:

DEVIL WOMAN

Writer/Director/Producer/Editor
Horror short
Official Selection includes: Fantastia International Film Festival and Frightfest

LITTLE LAMB

Writer/Director/Producer
Horror short
WINNER Best Production Design, Women in Horror Film Festival 2017
WINNER Best Film (Aus) & Best Production Design, WOW Film Festival 2016
WINNER Best Thriller Short, Motor City Nightmares Haunted Halloween Horror Film Festival 2015
WINNER Best Script Stranger With My Face Horror Film Festival 2012
Honourable Mention, Best Australian Short Stranger With My Face Horror Film Festival 2014
Nominated for Best Director, Best Thriller Short, Best FX, Best Cinematography, Best Lead Actress, Women in Horror Film Festival 2017
Official Selection includes: Fantastic Fest, Flickerfest

Feature Film:

LITTLE LAMB (as segment for 7 FROM ETHERIA)

International anthology feature film made by female directors working in horror and sci-fi. Available on Amazon, iTunes and US theatrical release

Documentaries:

DEFENDANT 5

Writer/Director/Cinematographer
WINNER Best Documentary Short, Women’s Voices Now 2016
WINNER Best Short Film, GFFIS (Green Film Festival in Seoul) 2016
WINNER Sir Edmund Hillary Award, Mountain Film Festival 2016    
WINNER 1st Place Jury Award, Wild and Green Shorts, Audience Awards
WINNER Highly Commended Diploma “Man and Nature”, Matsalu Nature Film Festival 2015
Nominated for the Golden Kapok Award, Guanghzhoa International Documentary Film Festival 2015

Music Videos:

WISH

Producer/Director
For FourPlay String Quartet

Researcher:

THE EXPLORER

Writer/Researcher
Feature film in development

HELENA (formerly Powder) Studio Canal

Writer/Researcher, Helena (formerly Powder)
Feature film in development