AFI Grad, Indie Producer/Director and timelapse enthusiast, whose work has been featured in National Geographic, Huffington Post, CBS News, LA Times, Scientific American, WIRED, Universe Today, Daily Beast, Buzzfeed, Discovery, The Atlantic, Pro Nature Photographer, Gizmodo and Popular Science. His experimental Sci-Fi short DEVOLUTION RECKONING (2011), a combination of timelapse work and public domain radio plays, is currently touring film festivals worldwide. It's predecessor DEVOLUTION (2010), a collection of five shorts, premiered at the 2010 Florida Film Festival and Hollyshorts in Los Angeles, where it won an Audience Choice Award. Canadian debut was at the 39th Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Montreal in October 2010. Gavin's AFI Thesis Film SANTA CROCE vimeo.com/8123790 is also available now for Rent/Purchase at ITUNES.
After premiering at SXSW in 2008, Heffernan's experimental anti-war documentary GRAND WHEEL vimeo.com/1917372 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.
GBH first hit the independent scene with his microbudget feature film EXPIRATION. Catching the attention of Variety, Film Festival Today and Ain't it Cool News, the $10,000 Montreal feature took Grand Prize at the 2004 Canadian Filmmakers Festival in Toronto and received a 78% Score on Rotten Tomatoes. Shortly after graduating from AFI in 2007, Heffernan co-founded THE FILM SUMMIT - an industry event focused on preserving cinematic relations between Canada and Hollywood, featuring works from AFI and the Canadian Film Centre.