Gavin Heffernan (born April 2, 1980) is a Canadian filmmaker/screenwriter/photographer. He co-wrote the Bryan Singer-produced horror feature The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014) and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015) with co-writer Adam Robitel. He is also known for directing experimental visual works, primarily timelapse, most notably featured in The Rolling Stones' 2015 Zip Code Tour as well as their 2016 Desert Trip appearances, the 2016 Roger Waters tour, and German trance duo Cosmic Gate's 'am2pm' music video.

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  • Gavin Heffernan (born April 2, 1980) is a Canadian filmmaker/screenwriter/photographer. He co-wrote the Bryan Singer-produced horror feature The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014) and Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015) with co-writer Adam Robitel. He is also known for directing experimental visual works, primarily timelapse, most notably featured in The Rolling Stones' 2015 Zip Code Tour as well as their 2016 Desert Trip appearances, the 2016 Roger Waters tour, and German trance duo Cosmic Gate's 'am2pm' music video. An alumnus of McGill University and the American Film Institute. While attending McGill, he wrote, directed, edited, and acted in two feature films,The Steaks (2000) and Expiration (2004), both filmed primarily in Montreal, Quebec. Though budgeted at a meagre $10,000, Expiration was awarded the Grand Jury Prize in Toronto at the 2004 Canadian Filmmakers' Festival and received internet acclaim from publications Variety, Ain't it Cool News and Film Festival Today. Heffernan's timelapse films have been featured on Virgin America flights, BBC Earth, Bravo's first scripted show Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, The National Park Service's "100 Years" Centennial Video, and many other press and TV outlets, including TIME Magazine, National Geographic, CBS News, and WIRED, among others. Borrego Springs, California named their 2014 annual festival after Heffernan's "Borrego Stardance" astro timelapse and October 25 was named "Gavin Heffernan Day" in San Diego County by Senator Joel Anderson. In 2015, Heffernan and frequent photography partner Harun Mehmedinovic collaborated on SKYGLOW, a crowdfunded book and Blu Ray to tackle the rising danger and damage of urban light pollution. The fundraising campaign generated significant publicity and ended on May 9, 2015 as the fourth most successful Kickstarter campaign ever in the Photobooks category. The project was featured on Season 6 of the Discovery Science show Outrageous Acts of Science. SKYGLOW is expected to release in late 2016. Gavin's unconventional anti-war documentary Grand Wheel (2008) premiered at the 2008 SXSW Film Festival and played more than fifty film festivals in twenty countries worldwide. It 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. (en)
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