Heidi McGowen

Heidi McGowen joins Table 21 Films after completing work on the soon to be released, George Lucas / Rick McCallum produced, Red Tails shot entirely in Prague, Czech Republic and Croatia. Heidi is a 20-year veteran of film & television. While earning her degree in marketing & finance her career began with CNN/Headline News as an intern in the sales department. After graduating from Alabama State University, Heidi began working in Atlanta, GA, for ABC affiliate WSB-TV. Heidi worked in the television sales department and as a researcher and associate producer for local programming. That work eventually led to her interest in long form journalism, documentaries and film.

In Atlanta, Heidi was able to work on a variety of film projects including the Oscar nominated documentary Chasing the Dream... The Hank Aaron Story, feature films: Fried Green Tomatoes, Trespass and The War. Heidi earned membership into the Directors Guild of America and in 1996 worked on the Official Olympic film with legendary director / Olympic historian, Bud Greenspan. Heidi has worked as an Assistant Director on feature films including Black Dog, Dead Presidents, Big Momma's House, Smoke Signals and numerous television series, which include Nash Bridges The Corner and most recently Girlfriends and Ugly Betty.

Throughout the years Heidi has formed cohesive and productive relationships with talent and crews. She is well versed in industry-specific software, and has extensive knowledge of union and labor laws. It is Heidi's combination of skill sets along with extensive set experience that make her an invaluable member of the production and development team for Table 21 Films.