Macungie, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California.|
|Alma mater||Colorado State University|
|Occupation||TV and film producer|
|Known for||Pixels (2015), The House Bunny (2008), A Star Is Born (2018)|
Early life and education
Parry was born and raised in Macungie, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Emmaus High School in Emmaus, Pennsylvania in 1989. Parry graduated from Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colorado. As a student, she started her career in entertainment with an internship on “The Dennis Miller Show”.
Happy Madison Productions (2005–2015)
As head of film development and production at Sandler's company, Parry produced four critically panned movies, beginning with The House Bunny (2008), followed by Sandler's Just Go with It (2011), That's My Boy (2012), and Pixels (2015).
Live Nation Productions (2015–2019)
In December 2015, Heather Parry was named the president of production for film and television at Live Nation. At Live Nation, Parry oversaw the production of four documentaries: Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends), Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, Gaga: Five Foot Two, and Believer.
Awards and recognition
- Believer, produced by Parry, has been nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary. In addition, it also won for Best Documentary at the 30th annual GLAAD Media Awards.
- In 2018, Heather received Hermes Platinum Award for documentaries: Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story (2017), which she shared with Daniel Kaufman (director) and Sean 'Diddy' Combs (producer), and Gaga: Five Foot Two (2017), shared with Chris Moukarbel (director), Lady Gaga (producer) and Bobby Campbell (producer).
- Heather was a producer on Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, which won Hollywood Documentary Award at the Hollywood Film Awards in 2017.
- Heather Parry was also an Executive Producer (representing Live Nation Productions) on the movie A Star is Born, which received numerous accolades and nominations
- Parry is a member of the Producers Guild of America, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, and the Recording Academy.
Parry was put on leave in December 2018 following the publication of an exposé written by Variety, the result of a four-month long investigation into claims of regular workplace abuse and harassment.As a result, Live Nation hired an outside firm, Paul Hastings LLP, to conduct an internal investigation.. On February 21, 2019, Heather Parry was fired from Live Nation Productions but denied the allegations.
|2018||A Star Is Born||Executive Producer|
|2018||The After Party||Executive Producer|
|2017||Gaga: Five Foot Two||Producer||Documentary|
|2017||Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story||Producer||Documentary|
|2017||Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)||Producer||Documentary|
|2015||The Ridiculous 6||Executive Producer|
|2012||That's My Boy||Producer|
|2011||Just Go with It||Producer|
|2008||The House Bunny||Producer|
|2005||Get Rich or Die Tryin'||Co-Producer|
|2005||The Longest Yard||Co-Producer|
|2003||MTV Album Launch||Executive Producer - 1 episode||Television Series|
|2003||Limp Bizkit||Executive Producer|
|2002||Movie House||Producer||Television Series|
|2002||'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave||Supervising Producer||Television Movie Documentary|
|2001||Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City||Producer||Video Documentary|
|1997||Rage Against the Machine||Producer: Live in Concert||Video Documentary|
|1995||"The Ghost of Tom Joad", Rage Against the Machine||Producer||Music Video|
|1994||Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos||Field Producer||Television Movie|
- Steele, Anne (October 30, 2018). "With 'A Star Is Born,' Live Nation Gains Hollywood Clout". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
- “Gazette Day:A Star is Born’ Locks in 8 Oscar Nominations, Executive Producer Heather Parry Talks Trusting Artists to Tell Their Story”
- Longsdorf, Amy (June 23, 2015). "Macungie native Heather Parry uses determination and skill to help bring together family action adventure film 'Pixels". The Morning Call. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
- Longsdorf, Amy (February 4, 2011). "I like to run things". Morning Call. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
- “HBO Documentaries”
- “Emmy Awards:"NOMINEES FOR THE 40th ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED”
- Nordyke, Kimberly (March 28, 2019). "GLAAD Media Awards: 'Love, Simon,' 'Vida,' 'Queer Eye' Among Winners". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
- Baltin, Steve (October 18, 2017). "How Heather Parry Is Helping Live Nation Bring Lady Gaga, Puff Daddy And More To The Screen". Forbes. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
- “2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Full Winners List — Updated Live”
- “Hermes Creative Awards: Platinum Award Winners”
- “2017 Hollywood Film Awards: The Complete List of Winners”
- “Chronicle Week: A Star is Born Garners 8 Oscar Nominations, Executive Producer Heather Parry Shares Perspective”
- “Net TV4: "Heather Parry”
- Maddaus, Gene; Maddaus, Gene (2018-12-21). "Live Nation Productions Chief Heather Parry Put on Leave Amid Verbal Abuse Claims (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
- “A Star Is Born Producer Leaves Live Nation Following Abuse Allegations”
- “Live Nation's Heather Parry on Leave for worker abuse, denies allegations ”
- “CNA Lifestyle”
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