Heather Magee is a Canadian independent filmmaker originally from Vancouver, British Columbia and now based in Venice, California. She is a writer, producer and director known for The Shop Around the Corner (2019), a film born from her award-winning script. Heather's greatest creative influences are the romantic comedies and dramedies penned by Richard Curtis, Nancy Meyers, Cameron Crowe and Diablo Cody.
With Love, Lucy Comedy ⋄ Romance A snoopy newspaper editor is determined to make her community a more compassionate place through anonymous acts of kindness, until a nosy neighbor threatens to expose her, unraveling her good deeds and the relationships she holds dearest.
However Unlikely Comedy ⋄ Drama A sparky PR exec escapes a dysfunctional relationship, replacing romance with the needs of her salacious celebrity clients. Until one day, two people from her past resurface -- one sweeping her off her feet while the other derails life as she knows it.
The Shop Around the Corner (Short Film) Budget: $0 - $100K | Romance ⋄ Fantasy The quirky owner of a small flower shop is determined to find love despite her tendency to hide amidst the day-to-day demands of her business, until a mysterious regular customer unearths her longing for romance and unlocks a glimpse into her future.
East and West Drama ⋄ Romance Amid an era of free love and social revolution, two young women struggle to carve out their own paths in life while, unbeknownst to each other, are entangled with the same famous musician.
Side Hustle Comedy ⋄ Drama Best friends who slog it out at the same 9-5 job, dream of blurring the line between what feeds their bank account and what feeds their soul while pursuing their passions on the side, and must choose between playing it safe or taking a leap of faith.
The Shop Around the Corner (Series) Romance ⋄ Fantasy Series Logline The quirky owner of a small flower shop fantasizes about a more adventurous life despite her tendency to hide amidst the day-to-day demands of her business. Unbeknownst to her, the shop is a paranormal portal that links the spirits of past patrons to present day, leveraging its current tenant to relay messages to the living. Meanwhile, a mysterious regular customer shines a light on her longing for family, unlocking a glimpse into her future. Pilot Logline When a vaudevillian dancer who frequented the shop in the 1900s returns in spirit form, she aims to relay a message to a living relative, while Sophie is unaware she's facilitating communication between the dead and the living.
The Shop Around the Corner
Film Director, Writer, Producer
Official Selection // Top 5 Scripts of 2019 :: Toronto Lift-Off Film Festival
Finalist, July 2018 Live Read :: LA Live Read
Quarterfinalist, Spring 2018 Film Fund :: Screencraft
Gold Award for Best Screenplay :: LA Shorts Awards
Gold Award for Best Short Script :: Mindfield Film Festival
Official Finalist for Best Screenplay :: Los Angeles Screenplay Contest
Best Comedy Screenplay :: LA Film Awards