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As a graduate of Barnard College and the AFI Producers Program, Heidi has cast such successful films as JFK (1991), Nixon (1995), Natural Born Killers (1994), Nurse Betty (2000), The Rock (1996), The Joy Luck Club (1993), Smoke (1995) and Benny & Joon (1993).

In addition to casting Lakeview Terrace (2008) with director Neil LaBute who Heidi has worked with for over ten years on both film and theatre projects, Heidi recently cast the films, Saint John of Las Vegas (2009) starring Steve Buscemi and Romany Malco; Rage (2009), with director Sally Potter starring Judi Dench, Jude Law and Dianne Wiest; The Open Road (2009), starring Jeff Bridges and Justin Timberlake, and Erick Zonca''s film Julia (2008), which premiered at the 2008 Berlin Film Festival starring Tilda Swinton.

Alternating between standard studio and indie fare, she has repeatedly worked with acclaimed directors Oliver Stone, Wayne Wang, Wim Wenders and Neil LaBute. In 1997, on the eve of Hong Kong's unification with China, Heidi collaborated with Wayne Wangon Chinese Box (1997), a film that captured that moment in history, which she co-produced and cast. She has also served as a producer on feature films The Open Road (2009), Fido (2006), The Center of the World (2001), Coastlines (2002), and Delivering Milo (2001).

Heidi's company Three Chapeau Productions, developed the website http://www.500kin365.org (2008), devoted to Indie Folk-Rock heroine Katie Reider who tragically passed away July 14, 2008. A project in which Heidi is currently executive producing.

In partnership with Oscar and Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker, Alex Gibney. Heidi is producing a film series called Exiles on Main Street (2008). The series will be three films that deal with the issues of culture clash and immigrant assimilation in America. The first film Saint Chola by K. Kvashay Boyle, which Ms. Boyle has adapted from her own award winning short story. Saint Chola is set in the San Fernando valley at the onset of the gulf war and concerns a Muslim American girl's choice to wear the veil. Cherien Dabis will direct.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Trivia (2)

Website created for company Heidi Levitt Casting.
Member of CSA (Casting Society of America).

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