Heidi Fleisher is an American producer and consultant based in Paris. She previously handled international acquisitions for 25 SHADES OF DOCS on France Télévisions, worked as a development exec in LA for Synthesis Films and head of sales & acquisitions for ARTE Sales in Paris. She often participates as a mentor and expert for filmmaker labs, industry events and pitch forums. She’s currently producing HEAVEN THROUGH THE BACKDOOR (USA, directed by Anna Fitch and Banker White), co-producing EL CASTILLO (Argentina, directed by Martin Benchimol), and the the short doc series ELEMENTAL with Sandbox Films (USA). Previous producing credits include WAKE UP ON MARS by Dea Gjinovci (Tribeca 2020) and DON’T BREATHE by Nino Kirtadze (TIFF 2014).