Cassidy, Heather


Heather’s people management and problem solving skills have made her an indispensable asset on many productions. She has experience in a broad range of Australian and US productions including documentary, docudrama, TVCs, Corporate Videos, TV Drama, Reality TV, Feature Films, Short Films and Music Videos.
Heather also works as a corporate video director and camera operator. Her kit comprises a Sony A7S, Canons lenses, studio lights, and Zoom and Sennheiser sound gear. She is available for transmedia, corporate, music and making-of video shoots. As a cross disciplinary filmmaker, Heather can write, produce, shoot, edit and deliver, creating videos that continue to impress and exceed client expectations.


2014 - Producer / Director / Writer / Camera Operator  / Editor  Home Hill (short documentary)   National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) 
2014 - Producer / Camera Operator, Deliver-eze (commercial for web), Passionfruit Creative.
2014 - Producer, Beautiful Mind, (music video) by Phantom Hitmen. Winner of Best Music Video at   the Online Video Awards (OVAs) Viewable at 
2011 - Producer for Lola the Magnificent (short film) 
  Winner of Best Film, Best Director, and Best Visual Effects, also nominated for 
  Best Original Music, and Highly Commended Cinematography at 2010 Queensland New   Filmmaker’s Awards. 
  Winner of Best Director and Best Cinematography at 2010 Shorts On The Green
  2nd place for Best Australian Film Made By An Adult at 2011 Little Big Shots
  Silver award for cinematography at the Australian Cinematographer Society Awards.
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2014 - Director & Camera Operator for Your Home Stylist (promotional web video)
2012 - 2014 - Director & Camera Operator / Researcher (corporate videos) for BWSA Productions.
2007 - Director / Writer / Producer / Editor for My Granddad’s A Vampire (short film).
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2006 - Director / Camera Operator for Gordon River Project 2.
2015 - Production Coordinator / Researcher / Social Media Marketer and Strategist and   Production Attachment for Bespoke, (3 part documentary for ABC Arts) by Bespoke Films.
2014 - Production Coordinator / Extras Casting for Death Or Liberty, a co-production between      Roar Film (Australia) and Tile Film (Ireland).
2014 - Production Coordinator, Apple Inc, (Internal Stills Shoot), Jade Productions.
2010 - Production Coordinator for Crawl (feature film).
  Winner of Best Director, Best Actress and Best Cinematography at Screamfest LA 2011
2009 - Production Coordinator for Nokia OVI TVC, Film Headquarters.
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2015 - 3rdAD on The Legend Of Ben Hall (feature film)
2013 - 1stAD on CUT (short film).
2009 - 1stAD on Darren And James Downunder Mystery Tour (feature film) Boom-In-Shot   Productions
2009 - 1st AD for Lamb Island (short film), Asymmetry Film 
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2014 - Production Assistant, Honda EOY Retail, (TVC) Airbag Productions,
2014 - Production Assistant / Unit Manager, Foxtel Disney Channel, (TVC) Sheepish Lion.
2014 - Production Assistant, Vivo Milk (Hong Kong billboard campaign), Hub Productions.
2013 - Production Assistant, Asics - Melbourne Marathon (Web Promo Doco) by This Is Revolver.
2013 - Production Assistant, Fiat Hey (TVC) by This Is Nice Bike.
2013 - Production Assistant, Town Hall (comedy series for ABC), High Wire Films.
2013 - Production Assistant, Nowhere Boys (children’s drama for ABC3) by Matchbox PIctures.
2013 - Production Assistant, Chobani (TVC) for This Is Revolver
2012 - Production Assistant (Cast Wrangler) for 72 Hours (reality TV series) for Heavy Handed   Entertainment.
2010 - 2011 - Office Production Assistant (Co-Secretary) for Terra Nova (TV series) for Fox Television.
2011 - Production Assistant, One of the Animals music video.
2010 - Program / Communications Administration Assistant, Channel 7.
2009 - Production Assistant for Shaping the State (feature documentary), Network Ten.
2009 - Production Assistant for Darren and James; Down Under Mystery Tour (feature doco), Boom In Shot Productions and Spectrum.
2015 - Producer / AV technician at Media Manoeuvres, media training company.
2013 - Camera Operator for Making Of 3 x Chobani (TVC) by This Is Revolver. 
2011 - Camera Operator for The Great Race: Marriage Proposal (corporate video).
2010 - Production Designer for Ginger Girls (music video).
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2008 - Camera Operator for Girl Clock: Making Of.
2004 - Camera Assistant for Gordon River Project 1.
2014 - 2015 - Trainer, Assessor, Administrator at Open Channel, Victoria
2011 - 2012 - Administrator / Receptionist at McDermotts Coaches
2010 - Festival Director for the Bits Festival.
2010 - Artist Coordinator for the Dreaming Festival.
2009 - Guest Handler for Gencon.
2009 - 2011 - Portrait Photographer, MSP Photography.
2007 - 2009 - Activity Assistant, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. 
2006 - 2007 - Industry Liaison, Tamar River Cruises.
2005 - 2006 - Attraction Presenter, Warner Bros Movie World.
2003 - 2005 - Actor / Tour Guide, Round Earth Company.
2014 Einstein College of Australia — Senior (Workplace Level 2) First Aid certificate.
2012 Victorian Working With Children Check
2013 RMIT Business School — Cert IV Small Business Management.
2013 HBA Learning Centres, Sydney — Cert IV Training and Assessment.
2007 - 2009 Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane — Bachelor of Fine Arts: Film and TV.
2008 - 2009 President of the Film & Television Society at Queensland University of Technology.
2006 Warner Bros Movie World — Vocal Training (in house professional development).
2009 & 2012 Australian Imagine & Photo Group — Professional Development.
2010 & 2012 Zen Zen Zo, Brisbane — Stomping Ground (Physical Actor Training).
2004 Global TESOL, Canada — Advanced Certificate for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. 
Megan Webb: Jeweller
“Heather is a talented photographer who doesn’t rest until the project brief is fulfilled to the highest standards” February 7, 2014  
Bruce Stephens: Producer at BWSA
"Heather brings fresh eyes and a professional approach to each assignment. I've been delighted with her work, and the way she works. Our assignments require mature and connective team; Heather delivers these attributes in spades." February 19, 2013
Juliet Smith: Freelance Production Manager
“Not only is Heather amazing at what she does, she is a fabulous person with a great attitude an infectious laugh. It really is lovely having her around in the office and on set.” January 31, 2013
Kim Jeffery: Marketing Manager at McDermott’s Coaches     
“Heather is a great team person who did extremely well in all aspects of the business. She is an excellent communicator and relates well to clients as well as her colleagues and would be a great employee for anyone looking for a reliable, honest and friendly outgoing person.” October 15, 2012
Russell Steele: Production Accountant at 20th Century Fox Television
“Heather is a hard working, dependable and capable person. She's smart and a fast learner. Based on our interactions, I would recommend her.” May 15, 2012
Randy Martin: Photographer / Owner at Randy Martin Photography
“Heather is always most professional and pro active in her work. It was always a pleasure to have her around as I knew that any photo shoot would get done well and on time. Over the years she has learnt new skills to add to her already long list of achievements. Randy. Owner Randy Martin Photography” May 15, 2012
James Davidson: Programs and Communication at Seven Network Limited
“Heather's broad experience in media production and organisation gives her the ability to turn her
hand to any task assigned, and complete quickly, with meticulous detail.” May 20, 2012
Flloyd Kennedy: Actor/Director/Writer
“Heather is an exceptionally good organiser and facilitator, great at getting people working well as a team, always punctual and reliable, calm and capable. I am delighted to recommend her.”  May 17, 2012