Heather Farlinger - Feature/TV Writer
2022 Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist.
Writing" the "wrongs" of history and beyond.
Award-winning genre writer. Character-based stories, triumphs of the human spirit & unsung heroes. Prestige Dramas &Thrillers. Top 10 PAGE Awards, TOP 20 HUMANITAS Originals, TOP 25 Roadmap Writers, Stowe Story Labs Fellowship Finalist, Top 20% Nicholl Fellowship, Top 2% Austin Film Festival (3x), Top 3% Final Draft's Big Break, Top 10 Finalist Screencraft (5x), Top 20 HUMANITAS New Voices, Winner Script Pipeline, Winner WildSound, Top 1% The Red List, invited to join the Impact-Imagine network (Brian Grazer/Ron Howard). Promoted by The Black List. Recommended by Oscar-Winning Producer, The King’s Speech.
In the corporate world, she has worked with Disney, Mattel, NBC Universal and the CBC, among others.
NO GOOD DEED-2022 NICHOLL FELLOWSHIP QUARTERFINALIST
In 1975 San Francisco, a gay Marine with PTSD lives a private life until he saves President Gerald Ford from an assassin’s bullet, only to be ignored by Ford, and outed and betrayed by the media to the entire nation. (Based on a true story.)
When a selfish UFO-debunking psychiatrist and her best friend find themselves trapped in an endangered alien ship, she must learn to shed her old ways in the fight against an evil overlord to get back home. (Thelma and Louise meets The X-Files.)