"Focus Group" Official Selection of the Houston Comedy Film Festival Fall 2016


Depressed, unemployed Sara, 34, gets a very mysterious invitation that leads to a life-changing offer.

Heather Fink
Dutch-American filmmaker Heather Fink came to filmmaking from comedy. She has been making funny videos since she was a kid, growing up in a small town in New Jersey. She started performing standup comedy in NYC in 2005, and continued making funny videos, doing improv, and sketch comedy. In 2009 she began NYU's Grad Film program as Writer/Director. As a filmmaker she's directed top comedy talents, including Hannibal Buress, Zach Cregger, Angela Trimbur, Will Hines, Kevin Allison, Sara Benincasa, Curtis Gwinn, Bobby Tisdale, Slovin and Allen, and Ann Carr. Before entering NYU's Graduate Film Program as writer/director, she was educated at GWU in Philosophy, Politics, and Law, as well as training in theatre and the arts. Her upcoming MFA thesis film, "Inside You," is her feature debut. Heather and "The Focus Group" writer/star Sara Benincasa have collaborated on various projects for eight years.

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