With award season wrapping up. A movie poster blasted with an image of Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga has came a cross your screens all year. The movie “A Star is Born” has swept the world and became an instant classic. What does Martha Stewart, P. Diddy, and MTV have in common? Live Nation President Heather Parry, the producer and marketing powerhouse behind the global hit “A Star is Born”.
Between her early years as producer of “Get Rich or Die Tryin” while working at MTV news as a young executive to “The Longest Yard”. Heather Parry has been lighting up tinseltown. She also worked with Adam Sandler as the head of film for his Happy Madison movie production company. Her string of recent musical documentaries and movies like “The After Party” on Netflix and also the film “Believer” about Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds. Heather Parry has been churning out hits for over twenty years. She also worked with Colin Hanks to get his documentary “Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amia” produced after a brief trip to Paris. That documentary was nominated for two Critics Choice Awards. While working for Happy Madison she also helped anchor the hit film “The House Bunny”.
Heather Parry push to get “A Star is Born” made plays like the movie itself. Having the opportunity to meet with Bill Gerber at his house, which was hosting a party for Martha Stewart to pitch to him about getting the marketing for the movie at Live Nation’s musical venues and festivals helped her passion behind wanting to market the movie and the rest was history.
”If an artist is passionate about a certain subject that isn’t just filming at a concert or [his or her] story, I’ll figure out how to get there,” says Parry.
Matthew Fleeger has recently teamed up with a young girl that is a childhood cancer survivor. Matthew Fleeger and this young girl named Sadie Keller both want to be able to give back to other children that are battling cancer. Cancer is a scary disease to be battling, so being able to give these children some kind of hope helps Fleeger and Sadie to feel successful.
Sadie Keller has worked hard to build a foundation in her name, the Sadie Keller Foundation. This foundation was created in hopes of being able to support other kids that are battling cancer. She wants to be able to host fundraisers to collect items for the children and she wants to be able to collect funds to support research.
Matthew Fleeger had the pleasure of working with Sadie Keller and the Sadie Keller Foundation to run a toy drive that they had around the holiday season. At this toy drive they collected toys to pass out to the children that were going to be stuck inside the hospital receiving treatments during the holidays. Sadie knows that the things that they are doing are just very small things, but she also knows that the small things are big things in the lives of children that are fighting cancer.
Matthew Fleeger and Sadie Keller are working hard to try to better the lives of children fighting cancer. Every little bit that they can do will help to change the life of a kid that is fighting cancer. They want to help these children find a little bit of hope during their darkest days. Sadie Keller knows first hand what these kids are going through. She knows how good it feels to feel like you have someone rooting for you. She wants to be there to support anyone that she possibly can and Matthew Fleeger is right beside her.