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, Indie Fest, and others. As a professional actor, Ed has acted 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 comedic pieces have appeared 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.