Gavin Heffernan Net Worth

Gavin Heffernan Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

Gavin Heffernan Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Gavin Heffernan (born April 2, 1980, in Oakville, Ontario) is an AFI grad and Canadian filmmaker/screenwriter, repped by the Agency for the Performing Arts and Zero Gravity Management in Los Angeles. Co-writer and co-executive producer of Bryan Singer's horror feature The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014), distributed by Millennium Entertainment. Also known for award-winning experimental timelapse films, his microbudget feature Expiration, and other posts as a producer/writer in the horror genre (Chillerama, Stephen King's One For the Road).Heffernan is an accomplished timelapse artist, featured in National Geographic, CBS News, Los Angeles Times, WIRED, Scientific American, and many more. His "Death Valley Dreamlapse" astrophotography short went viral in January 2013, partially attributed to a heavily debated "UFO" captured in the footage [1]. The town of Borrego Springs, California named their annual festival after Gavin's "Borrego Stardance" astro timelapse (highlighting the town's status as California's first International Dark-Sky Community by the International Dark-Sky Association). Heffernan was honored at the 2014 parade and October 25 was named "Gavin Heffernan Day" in San Diego County Heffernan discusses his success with the evolving timelapse artform in this May 2014 interview [2] with Astronomy Magazine.An alumnus of McGill University and the American Film Institute.While attending McGill, he wrote, directed, and acted in two feature films,The Steaks (2000) and Expiration (2004), both filmed primarily in Montreal, Quebec. Expiration received a 78% average ranking on Rotten Tomatoes and was awarded the Grand Jury Prize in Toronto at the 2004 Canadian Filmmakers' Festival. Though budgeted at a meagre $10,000, Expiration benefited from a strong internet presence, fueled by acclaim from publications Variety, Ain't it Cool News and Film Festival Today. Would later be referred to by The Film Journal as "the first major work of the student digital New Wave."After graduating from AFI in 2007, Heffernan co-founded "The Film Summit" an event dedicated to the examination and preservation of film relations between Hollywood and Canada, featuring works from Canadian Film Centre and the American Film Institute, presented at the University of Toronto campus.Premiering at the 2008 SXSW Film Festival, his unconventional anti-war documentary Grand Wheel (2008) played more than fifty film festivals in twenty countries worldwide. Won Silver Bear at the 37th Festival of Nations in Austria, Best Cinematography at the 2008 Canadian Filmmakers' Festival, and Best Experimental Film at the 2009 Oxford Film Festival.Heffernan is also the founder of the independent production company, Sunchaser Pictures.
IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthApril 2, 1980
Place Of BirthOakville, Ontario, Canada
Height5' 11" (1.8 m)
ProfessionMiscellaneous Crew, Producer, Editor
Star SignAries
1Designed / directed concert screen content for The Rolling Stones on their 2015 ZIP CODE Stadium Tour and for selected songs in their 2016 DESERT TRIP performances.
2October 25th was named "Gavin Heffernan Day" in San Diego County by Senator Joel Anderson in 2014 after Heffernan's viral timelapse video of Borrego Springs, California gave a big boost to tourism and awareness of the area.
3His "Death Valley Dreamlapse" astrophotography timelapse went viral in January 2013, partially attributed to a heavily-debated "UFO" captured in the footage.
4AFI Conservatory Graduate.
5High school Valedictorian


Girlfriends' Guide to DivorceTV Series Timelapse Photography - 18 episodes, 2015 - 2016 b-roll - 16 episodes, 2015 - 2017 timelapse photography - 10 episodes, 2014 - 2017
NASA's Unexplained Files2015TV Series documentary Timelapse Photography - 1 episode
Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine2014Documentary stock footage courtesy of
Trip Flip2013TV Series timelapse photography - 1 episode
Alien Encounters2013TV Mini-Series archive stills and footage provided by - 1 episode
Night at the Golden Eagle2001production assistant
Detroit Rock City1999production assistant


The Taking of Deborah Logan2014co-executive producer
Starscaping2013Short producer
Chillerama: House of Psycho Charger2012Video short associate producer
Cut/Print2012associate producer: Los Angeles
NOH8: Tim Sullivan, Sean Paul Lockhart & Anton Troy2011Video short producer
One for the Road2011/IShort producer
I Was a Teenage Werebear2011Short co-producer
Chillerama2011co-producer - segment "I was a Teenage Werebear"
Devolution: Reckoning2011Short producer
Devolution2010Documentary short producer
Grand Wheel2008Documentary short producer

Camera Department

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath2016TV Series documentary time-lapse photography - 1 episode
Outrageous Acts of Science2016TV Series documentary time-lapse photography - 1 episode
Space's Deepest Secrets2016TV Series documentary time-lapse photography - 1 episode
O.J. Simpson Trial: The Real Story2016TV Movie documentary time-lapse photography
The Taking of Deborah Logan2014time-lapse photography
Cut/Print2012time lapse photography
One for the Road2011/IShort time-lapse photography
After the Fire2011Documentary additional videography
Night at the Golden Eagle2001camera operator: documentary


The Taking of Deborah Logan2014
NOH8: Tim Sullivan, Sean Paul Lockhart & Anton Troy2011Video short
Chillerama2011segment "I was a Teenage Werebear"
Devolution: Reckoning2011Short
Devolution2010Documentary short
Grand Wheel2008Documentary short
The Steaks2000


Devolution: Reckoning2011Short
Devolution2010Documentary short
Grand Wheel2008Documentary short
Santa Croce2007Short
The Steaks2000


Paranormal Activity: Seance2015Video short
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension2015screenplay
The Taking of Deborah Logan2014written by
Santa Croce2007Short written by
The Steaks2000


Cut/Print2012Sergeant Franco Smith
The Steaks2000Brian
Detroit Rock City1999Drunken Fan (uncredited)
Rocky Marciano1999TV MovieBoisterous Kid

Assistant Director

The Butcher's Daughter2008Short first assistant director
Redemption Maddie2007Short second unit director
Shadowbox2007Short first assistant director
The Trial of Han Solo2005Short first assistant director


Devolution: Reckoning2011Short
Devolution2010Documentary short


2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams2010special thanks
Lullaby2009/IShort thanks


Outrageous Acts of Science2016TV Series documentaryHimself
NASA's Unexplained Files2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Daily Planet2013-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Guest
Full Moon Fever: Behind the scenes of I was a Teenage Werebear2011Documentary shortHimself
Movie Television2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Miscellaneous Shit: Behind the Scenes of 'Detroit Rock City'1999Video documentary shortHimself

Won Awards

2009Silver BearFestival of Nations, AustriaGrand Wheel (2008)
2009Jury AwardOxford Film Festival, Mississippi, USABest Experimental FilmGrand Wheel (2008)
2004Bonehead CertificateBare Bones International Film FestivalBest Foreign Student FeatureExpiration (2003)
2004Best Feature FilmCanadian Filmmakers' FestivalExpiration (2003)

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