CBS has announced Heather Tom (Katie Logan) as a selected participant for the 2018-2019 Directors Initiative. Now in its 15th year, the initiative provides a platform for experienced directors to gain access to showrunners, executives, managers and agents and, more importantly the opportunity to shadow CBS Television Network and CBS Television Studio shows throughout the year. The program helps directors develop strategic objectives aimed at cultivating meaningful relationships with industry professionals that are essential to getting hired.
Heather Tom (Drama Director) is a five-time Emmy Award-winning actress and has directed on CBS’ THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL for the past three years, recently receiving an Emmy nomination for Best Directing Team. Her award-winning short films “Serenity” and “Bigfoot’s Love Slave” have played numerous festivals across the globe. Heather is presently developing multiple projects for film and television, ranging from traditional episodic and a digital series titled “Blink,” for which she recently shot a pilot, to the feature film script “The Last Knight in Camelot,” named a 2018 PAGE Award Finalist. Heather is an advocate for women’s rights and was a featured speaker at the 2004 Democratic National Convention kick-off event. She worked on both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama’s 2008 campaigns, and is involved with Planned Parenthood, Feminist Majority, She Votes, and Rock the Vote.