Heidi Burkey

Storyteller, Documentarian & Director

Heidi Burkey is a short and long form documentary producer committed to elevating stories that explore social, political and environmental issues through the lens of the human experience.

Her directorial debut, “Jedi Junior High,” a feature-length documentary distributed by Marvista Entertainment, is currently streaming on Netflix. During her tenure at Univision’s Fusion Media, she developed and produced original digital documentaries in news, culture and environmental issues. Her work on Fusion’s film series “Eighteen” and “We Make America Great” garnered over 4.2M digital views.

Prior to her work at Fusion, Heidi produced, directed and edited over 45 international documentary shorts advocating for social change on behalf of children with the nonprofit, DTJ.