Amy Heckerling Overview

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Born: May 07, 1954

A Bronx native, Amy Heckerling attended the High School of Art and Design, before studying film and television at New York University where her student film, High Finance, won Best Film in the New York, Bronx and Venice Film Festivals. She earned her MFA degree from the American Film Institute, where she was a Directing Fellow. Serving her apprenticeship with five years' worth of limited-distribution short subjects, Heckerling's first feature-length effort was the surprise hit Fast... See All

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