About Me

Cinematographer. Filmmaker. Storyteller. 

 First Moment Films is owned by award-winning producer, Heather Petrone. Heather has been a content creator and storyteller her whole life; having worn several creative hats in Los Angeles as a producer, editor, writer, and director.  Her 14 years of industry experience has awarded her a strong creative faculty, professionalism, and approachability. Since the birth of her daughter, she's returned to her Tampa roots...

 

In 2016, Heather edited over 200 commercials for HSN, the Home Shopping Network, until it's acquisition. In 2014 and 2015, she had the privilege to be one of Al Gore's producers for Climate Reality overseeing three hours of live video content and fifty film crews completing mini-documentaries all over the

world. Prior to her work with Mr.Gore, she originated the daily horoscope video on the

popular nbc/uni site, astrology.com, and was listed in the Guinness World Book of Records

for producing the most video content online in 2010 (4,368 thirty-second videos a year.) 

She helped produce and shoot an award-winning independent film, Last Stop for Paul,

which aired for a number of years on Showtime. She began her career on camera in Tampa, fl

hosting the Fox 38 Kids Club. She holds a BFA in Theatre and graduated Magna Cum Laude

from the University of Central Florida. She is an active member of the PGA in the new

media division and enjoys yoga, hiking, boating, and spending time with her two-year old.

Awards

FILM

Awards

2023

Webby 

Award

2010

FILM

Festival

2023

UK Film Festival 2023

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DOP Association Awards 2023

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Independent Movie Award 2023

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LA Cinema Guild 2023

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Dubai Shortfilms Festival 2023

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