Heidi C. Bordogna
New York, Ny.
Heidi is a writer/director/producer from New Jersey/New York, focusing in narrative film and television production, both live action, as well as some involving sophisticated puppetry. Her feature film, Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler!, recently premiered domestically at the Acadiana Film Festival and internationally at the 17th Annual Saulieu Cajun and Zydeco Festival in Burgundy, France. Her short documentary, Controlling Tourette's Syndrome, can be seen on ABC NewsNow.
She co-wrote the feature film, Court Jesters, and has written screenplays for production companies in New York and Los Angeles, currently in various stages of production. Her television pilot script, Guidoville was a finalist in the New York Television Festival’s FOX Comedy Script competition. Additional screenplays of hers have placed in the Atlantic City Downbeach Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, the 13th Annual Fade-In Awards, the Silver Screenwriting Competition, The Movie Deal Screenwriting competition, and the Benderspink Co-Write Online Screenplay Competition.
In total, Heidi has produced, directed, written and shot over 25 short films and videos and has written numerous feature length screenplays, treatments and television spec scripts over her sixteen years working in the industry. For five years, she was a camerawoman/video engineer with the hit Off-Broadway show, Blue Man Group and has worked as a producer and production manager in development and production with Transport Entertainment and Sea Lion Productions, Inc, on shows such as The Walker’s Cay Chronicles, Jim Fowler’s Life in the Wild and Shark Island. She is currently producing the feature film, Asockalypse!, and is developing the series, Underdogs (www.youtube.com/underdogsshow) and the feature film, The Guardians of Molly.
She holds a BFA in Film/Television Production from New York University, an MFA in Screenwriting from Goddard College, and has taught film/television production, screenwriting, post-production and film/media theory at New York University, The University of Louisiana, Marymount Manhattan College and Ramapo College of New Jersey. She is currently teaching at New York Film Academy and Fordham University.https://www.nyfa.edu/new-york/