Heather Hale is a film and television director, producer, screenwriter, author, speaker, teacher and consultant. She directed, produced and co-wrote the 2011 feature thriller “Absolute Killers” that starred Edward Furlong, Meat Loaf and Ed Asner. That film was picked up by two different distributors and was marketed at Le Marché du Film (the Cannes Film Market) and the American Film Market. She wrote the 2000 Lifetime Original movie “The Courage to Love,” a historical biopic that starred Vanessa Williams, Stacey Keach, Gil Bellows and Diahann Carroll. She directed, wrote and produced a TV pilot and over fifty hours of reality television programming for PBS and Faith for Today TV that have won a couple Emmys, Ace and Telly awards each as well as “Best New Series Pilot” from the Houston WorldFest. Ms Hale was the Vice President of Programming for the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) and the Independent Film and Television Alliance’s Industry Liaison for the 2013 American Film Market. She is a member of the Television Academy and ShowBiz Mensans.