Dana Heinz Perry

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Filmography

Director (7)

The Drug Years 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

Director

And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop 2004 (Tv Show)

Director

Making A Noise: A Native American Musical Journey 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Director

Leonard Bernstein's New York 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Segment Director

VH1 Presents the '70s 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Director

Boy Interrupted (TV Show)

Director

Top Ten Monks (TV Show)

Director
Producer (7)

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Producer

Sex: The Revolution! 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Human Canvas 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Producer

Motown 40: The Music Is Forever 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Producer

The Papal Concert to Commemorate the Holocaust 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Associate Producer

Rhythms of the World 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Producer

Boy Interrupted (TV Show)

Producer
Production Management (2)

Haiti: Killing the Dream 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Line Producer
Editor (2)

The Begging Game 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Editor
Actor (1)

Boy Interrupted (TV Show)

Actor
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

Boy Interrupted (TV Show)

Photography

EDUCATION

Connecticut College

1985

Milestones

2015

Won an Academy Award for producing the documentary short "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1."

2009

Made waves with her documentary "Boy Interrupted," about her son Evan's struggle with bi-polar disorder and tragic suicide.

1996

Directed her first project, the VH1 mini-series VH1 Presents the 70's.

Bonus Trivia

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Worked at the Anthology Film Archives in New York shortly after graduating from college.

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Frequently collaborates with her husband, cinematographer Hart Perry.

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Has participated in speaking engagements and panel discussions on mental health with The Jed Foundation, Yale University, the American Psychiatric Association, Mt. Sinai Medical School, The Heinz Prechter Bipolar Research Fund, the Dave Nee Foundation, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

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Wore a vintage puff-ball covered dress to the 2015 Academy Awards that had belonged to her grandmother during the 1960s.

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