Heather Rae

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Heather Rae

Heather Rae (Cherokee) produced Frozen River, which was nominated for two Academy Awards, won two Gotham Awards and was nominated for seven Spirit Awards resulting in a Best Actress win for Melissa Leo and the Piaget Producer Award for Rae. Rae produced and directed Trudell, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to play in over 100 film festivals worldwide. For six years, Rae ran the Native Program at the Sundance Institute and was a programmer for the Sundance Film Festival. Last year, she was named one of Variety's Ten Producers to Watch.

Job Title: 
Producer
Tribal Affiliation: 
Cherokee

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