Heath Franklin, M.F.A., M.B.A., part-time faculty
King Hall 106G | 910.962.7502 | franklinh@uncw.edu

Curriculum Vitae



Heath Franklin film shoot

Heath Franklin has worked in the feature film industry for nearly 15 years.  He has produced five narrative feature films that have been placed in limited theatrical release, national network broadcast, VOD and DVD.  His films have enjoyed the spotlight in prestigious film festivals such as the Montreal Film Festival, Long Island International Film Festival, Moscow International Film Festival, Hamburg, Sao Paulo, Milan, et cetera.  In 2011, Heath was recognized for his producing achievements with an invitation to the exclusive Producers Guild of America.  He is also a member and judge for the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Emmy award-presenting body.

Heath has produced work with such notable talent as Carmen Electra, Lainie Kazan, Saul Rubinek, Vincent Pastore, Thomas Dekker, Lance Henrikson, Jodie Sweetin and C. Thomas Howell as well as Cinematographers Jack Green, A.S.C. (Unforgiven) and Tom Priestely, A.S.C. (Thomas Crown Affair)

In addition to feature film work, Heath has directed and produced over 200 broadcast commercials, music videos and corporate videos.  He is currently writing three feature film scripts.


Jessabelle, EPK producer/director, Lions Gate Films, 2015 release 3,000 screens

Oy Vey!  My Son is Gay!, Co-producer, New Generation Films

The Jailhouse, Producer, Galvanized Films

IQ-145, Producer, Threshold Visions

Port City, Producer, Willow Shade




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