Drew Heriot


Drew Heriot on location

Australian-born director, Drew Heriot, is best known for his inspirational films including The Secret which, in 2006 and 2007, became the highest-selling DVD in the USA.

Over the course of his career spanning 20 years, Heriot has directed award-winning films, commercials and top-rating prime-time television shows. His latest feature film, The Power of the Heart, features Maya Angelou, Paulo Coelho and Eckhart Tolle.

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  • Heriot writes for The Huffington Post about the future of "social" media - over 1 year ago
  • Ahead of climate negotiations in Paris, Heriot launches The Human Race to outrun climate change - over 1 year ago
  • Superhuman greenlit for production in Sydney in 2016 with Heriot writing and directing - over 1 year ago
  • Heriot's latest film The Power of the Heart reaches #1 on Amazon Japan - over 1 year ago
  • Heriot's interview on Suzannah Scully's Cosmos in You podcast is now available on iTunes - over 1 year ago
  • Huff Post names The Power of the Heart one of the most heart-opening films - over 2 years ago
  • The Power of the Heart part of official selection at Sedona Int'l Film Fest - over 2 years ago
  • Heriot's latest film The Power of the Heart now available on iTunes and DVD - over 2 years ago
  • Heriot attached to write and direct Superhuman - almost 3 years ago

Selected Credits

Glowing heart
The Power of the Heart
Director • Writer
Docudrama 80min

The Power of the Heart 2014 grips and guides you on the greatest journey you will ever take - from your head to your heart. Paulo Coelho, author of 'The Alchemist', Maya Angelou and other living icons, lead you to uncover... and rediscover... the treasure in your chest.

Vitruvian Man
The Secret
Docudrama 90min

The Secret 2006 is the best-selling movie that reveals powerful knowledge that has been coveted, buried and suppressed throughout history. The Secret was known by some of the greatest people and is now being released to the world.

Crime Scene
Sensing Murder
Director • Series Producer
TV Specials 6x90min

Sensing Murder 2004 is a top-rating television series hosted by Rebecca Gibney. Two psychics, working with experts, investigate some of Australia’s most notorious unsolved murders cases revealing new clues and suspects.

Open Heart Surgery
LOUD Bumpers
Co-Writer • Co-Director
TVC 10x30sec

REWIND The LOUD Bumpers 1998 were Heriot's first professional films at 18 years of age. Heriot and colleague, James Armstrong, were commissioned to create 10 claymation commercials to promote LOUD, Australia’s first 'Media Festival of Youth Culture and the Arts.'



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