Gavin Heffernan


Gavin Heffernan

Gavin Heffernan (born April 2, 1980 in Oakville, Ontario) is a Canadian independent filmmaker.

He wrote, directed, and acted in two feature films, "The Steaks" (2000) and "Expiration" (2004), both filmed primarily in Montreal, Quebec. "Expiration" was a popular draw on the film festival circuit, and was awarded the Grand Jury Prize at the Canadian Filmmakers' Festival in 2004.

Heffernan is an alumnus of McGill University and the AFI Conservatory, and a voting member of the "Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television"

His AFI Thesis Film "Santa Croce" [http://www.santacrocefilm.com/] was co-financed byExecutive Producers Michael Huffington and Steve Bing
and distributed Worldwide on December 16, 2007 through "Itunes" and "Shorts International ".

In 2007, Heffernan co-founded The Film Summit [http://www.thefilmsummit.com/] ,an event dedicated to preserving film relations between Hollywood and Canada,
featuring works from Canadian Film Centre and the American Film Institute.

His experimental film about the Peace Movement in the USA titled "Grand Wheel" is slated to premiere at the "2008 SXSW Film Festival"
Production Company Sunchaser Pictures based in Hollywood, CA.

External links

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* [http://www.sunchaserpictures.com/ Sunchaser Pictures] - Company
* [http://www.santacrocefilm.com/ Santa Croce] - Official Website
* [http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewMovie?id=269417901&s=143441/ ITUNES] - Purchase SANTA CROCE
* [http://www.thefilmsummit.com/ The Film Summit] - Official Website


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