Heather + Richmond Film Festival

February 20, 2015


I had the HONOR of shooting this beautiful lady- Heather Waters. Heather is the founder and producer of the Richmond Film Festival which is located in Richmond, Virginia!!! It takes place at the Byrd Theater, the Bowtie Theater and more! This festival features 120 films  from 20 different countries! Isn’t that wild?   Heather has been involved in the film industry for a while now; In LA, Georgia, and now in Virginia.  Her passion and love for movies and production is insane!!! I love meeting people with a love for the arts!!!

Not only is she heading up this amazing festival which begins February 26-March 1st but she is speaking at a creative conference called FLOW with the industry’s leading producers, creative officers, athletes, directors and more; David Baldacci, Linus Karlsson, Johnny Newman, Zoe Romano, Jesse Vaughn, Linda Forem, Sylvie Rokab, Jeanne Meserve, Kym Grinnage, Frank Hall Green and Jeffrey Blount. This conference is designed to inspire, encourage, motivate and get the creative think tank juices flowing!!! You can find these leaders and more about them on the Richmond Film Festival page :  http://rvafilmfestival.com/

FLOW: “Flow, also known as Zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.” (Richmond Film Festival Website)

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Heather + Richmond Film Festival

Heather + Richmond Film Festival

Heather + Richmond Film Festival

Heather + Richmond Film Festival

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