Heather Parry is a strategic investor, a famous TV and film producer and an innovative force in the entertainment industry. She is from Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States. She was born on 1971 and completed her education at Emmaus High School in Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colorado. In 1993, she ignited her career by taking up a job in the West Coast News Division at MTV Networks. In just three years, she got promoted to West Coast Bureau Chief. A born multi-tasker, she produced amazing content with the world’s most demanded musicians and artists such as
Justin Timberlake, Pearl Jam, and Tupac for the iconic show “The Week in Rock.” She produced countless specials such as the forever memorable live channel “24 Hours with Courtney Love,” the MTV Movie Awards pre-show, the notable MTV’s Movie House, etc.
During her time at MTV Films, she received the very first "
Twilight" manuscript as an early adopter of the franchise. She also produced the acclaimed “Get Rich or Die Trying” album with 50 Cent which was directed by Oscar nominated and talented
Jim Sheridan. She also did the remake of “The Longest Yard,” starring
Adam Sandler. The film grossed around $60 million in the opening weekend itself. She later started working for Happy Madison Productions as Head of Department of Film Production in Culver City, California. Determined to develop more complex roles for women in Hollywood, Heather’s first film at Happy Madison was a female-driven comedy “House Bunny,” starring Anna Farris. She cast rookies
Emma Stone, Katherine McPhee, and Rumer Willis, and launched an instant box office hit that debuted to #1 on opening day.
In 2009, Heather was a lead on the SPOT animal rescue charity initiative. She also cares and devotes her time for environmental causes, animal welfare, and human rights. Her natural instinct to empower females in leading roles landed the beautiful
Jennifer Aniston and
Nicole Kidman in “
Just Go With It,” along with model-turned-actress
Brooklyn Decker. She also produced “That’s My Boy,” with four former SNL stars. In 2015, she produced Netflix’s “
The Ridiculous 6” and the animated action film “
Pixels,” which grossed $243.6 million worldwide which was a record-breaking success. She has a good knowledge of consumer behavior and has been pivotal in launching record-breaking movie marketing campaigns.
Heather was also the strategic advisor and a valuable investor for companies like Leesa Sleep, Thrive Market, Represent, Pop & Suki and BeautyCon. She has also been a part of Producers Council at Producers Guild of America. In December 2015, she became the President of Production, Film, and Television at Live Nation Productions. In February 2017, she was all set to release the film on HBO, named as “Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)” which is one of the directorial ventures by
Colin Hanks. It portrays the emotional impact of the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris on the band. She also contributes to Women In Film,a non-profit organization.