Sue Vicory has been a film director, writer, producer and executive producer for the past 15 years. She created Heartland Films, Inc. a 501(c) 3 in 2003 to create films, which inspire and educate. Her first documentary film, “Homelessness & The Power of One” premiered in 2005, screened from coast to coast, won multiple awards and raised $200,000 for shelters.
Sue’s second film,” Kansas City Jazz & Blues; Past, Present & Future”, a feature documentary, aired on PBS.
Sue is a 3-time Telly award winning filmmaker. She has spoken on panels around the world including both Sundance Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival. She is a member of the Alliance of Women Directors.
Sue has been an Emmy judge both regionally and nationally. She created a website, www.womendocumentaryfilmmakers.com in order to give women doc makers global visibility. Sue has been a multiple year Producer, Presenter and judge for the San Diego film awards.
In 2015 Sue created Team XX, an all female cast & crew during the San Diego 48 Hour Film Project and completed a film titled Down Stage working with 25 women. It was nominated for the Spirit of San Diego award. Sue has filmed from coast to coast as well as Africa and Europe.
Sue has been C.F.O. of her family business (W.F. Norman Corp) since 1987 and additionally created an inspirational lifestyle brand called My Power of One. www.mypowerofone.com
Sue has been married for 40 years to her college sweetheart, raised two creative daughters and is now a grandmother. Sue & her husband traveled through all 48 states in 2016 with Kacy, their golden retriever in a My Power of One brand wrapped RV while completing 12 acts of kindness in all four corners of the United States.
Sue is an advocate for women creators worldwide.