E.S. Heffernan is a writer, filmmaker, and actor from Chicago. As a filmmaker, Ed's shorts have won awards at domestic and international festivals including the Nashville Film Festival, the California Film Awards, Indie Fest, and others. As an actor, Ed has appeared in theater, television and national and regional commercial campaigns including for GEICO, The Onion, McDonalds, and 20th Century Fox TV. As a writer, Ed's pieces have been featured as part of Chicago Sketch Fest and The Second City Network. Ed is a graduate of the Second City's Harold Ramis Film School and Stanford University.