Ed Heffernan is a writer, filmmaker, and actor from Chicago. As a filmmaker, Ed's shorts have won awards at domestic and international film festivals including the Nashville Film Festival, the California Film Awards, the Action/Cut Short Film Festival, Indie Fest, and others. As a professional actor, Eddie has acted in theater, television and national and regional commercial campaigns for GEICO, The Onion, McDonalds, Trolli Candy, Suncom, and as Noah Grainger in the 20th Century Fox TV pilot Pleading Guilty. As a writer, Ed's comedic pieces have appeared as part of Chicago Sketch Fest and The Second City Network. Eddie is a graduate of the Second City's Harold Ramis Film School and Stanford University.