AMY PAUSZEK

Producer, Scouting and Talent Associate, PR and Media Specialist

Amy is a true lover of indie film, having worked as a Producer of feature films including HomecomingIngénue (Karmic Courage Productions), True To The Heart (Epiphany Storm Productions), and Love Anonymous (Magical Iguana Productions). Amy grew up in the “biz”, in musical theater, acting on stage at the age of seven with legends such as Peter Marshall, Phyllis Diller, and Christine Ebersole. She has made appearances in the feature films WalterHoosiers, Roommates, and A League Of Their Own.

Amy’s dedication to independent cinema also includes working in PR/Social Media with such renowned film festivals as the Heartland Film Festival, The 48 Hr. Film Project, Middlewest Film Institute, the Indy Film Festival, Sundance, Homegrown Hoosier Film Festival and the River Bend Film Festival. Amy’s favorite festival is Heartland where she has volunteered for more than 13 years and has served on both the Narrative and Shorts jury. She is also a proud member of the Truly Moving Pictures jury committee and serves as the Social Media Chair for the Heartland Film Festival.

Known by many as a true Super Woman, Amy is a proud recipient of the Susan G. Komen President’s Club Award and was highlighted in a national commercial spot with Jay Leno for Toys For Tots. Today she continues to work and has served on many boards with many non-profit organizations in her community. Amy enjoys spending time with her dog and two cats and loves writing film reviews for Current Publications.

JULIE EASTON

Marketing, Web Design, and Social Media Expert

Julie fuses her passion of independent film and technology expertise to form the marketing and technology side of Wonder Woman Productions. She found her love of independent films while working at Heartland Film (formerly Heartland Truly Moving Pictures) in 2010 as the Annual Support Manager. In her role, she was able cultivated relationships with donors, board members, filmmakers, and more. Every year, she volunteers as a shorts film screener and then travels from Atlanta to Indy to chair the social media committee throughout the run of the festival.

During the day, she works for the Salesforce as the Sr. Marketing Research Manager for the Corporate Marketing team. In her spare time, Julie hangs out with her two awesome children and husband, gardens, builds things, or gets online to see how she can improve the sites she manages and find new technology to implement.

Julie is actively involved in several non-profits but passion is giving to Heartland Film, The Thirst Project, and Habitat for Humanity.

MEGAN MCPHAIL

Photography, Interviewer, Videography, Social Media

Megan was introduced to the Heartland Film Festival a few years ago and has been actively involved ever since. You can find her capturing moments on the red carpet, to filmmaker interviews and covering special events and screenings year-round at Heartland Film events.

Megan keeps busy with her two sons in college and one son in high school. She also loves to travel with her boys and husband Brad…she has lots of fun adventures to tell!

Megan loves the opportunity to meet filmmakers from around the world and capture their stories to tell other film lovers. Make sure to find her and tell her your story!