Photo by Julia Newman

Heather Spilkin is a filmmaker and editor based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work as an editor includes documentaries, broadcast television, promotional videos, webisodes, and the award winning feature film "Mendy". In 2008, she wrote, directed, produced, and edited "Above Brooklyn", a feature-length documentary about Brooklyn's rooftop pigeon flyers. "Above Brooklyn" premiered in September 2009 to a sold-out audience at the Rooftop Film Festival in Brooklyn, New York.

Heather enjoys storytelling in all its forms, and is grateful to do what she loves while living in a city full of intriguing stories. For more information about Heather, please visit For press inquiries or to be added to the "Above Brooklyn" mailing list, please email Heather at