Chicago Horror Film Festival

Heather Dorff Official 2011 CHFF Host!

Heather Dorff was born and raised outside of Chicago, I.L. until she was 11 years old. She moved to Rome, Georgia with her family for nearly 9 years. Heather realized her passion for acting through high school and community theater productions while in Georgia. She has spend time in New York and New Orleans as well, giving her a wide perspective of people and cultures around the country.

Upon her return back to Chicago, she decided to explore her attraction to acting further through Act One Studios. Not long after starting this training Heather landed her first acting roles in music videos featuring Ross Crean and Etare Neged. To further herself as an actress, Heather began studying Mesiner with acting coach, Ed Hooks. Shortly after, she received her breakout role in short vampire thriller, Afraid of Sunrise. From there she received a number of featured and lead roles in Richard Diaz' Dark Light, Keith Romine's Acceptance, and Nevermore Productions' Midnight Rain. She is also producing and starring in the short dark drama, What They Say, a film based on a short story she penned.

She has been featured in several indie films, shorts, music videos, commercials, and has worked with a wide variety of filmmakers, actors, makeup artists, and photographers all over the country.

Apart from acting, Heather has experience in modeling, public speaking, event hosting, and has interest in taking stunt and fight combat classes. She plans to continue expanding and perfecting her acting technique by continuing courses in Chicago.

Heather is very excited to be hosting this years Chicago Horror Film Festival and her much anticipated film "What They Say" will world premier at the festival as well!

For more details about Heather Dorff and her film 'What They Say" visit:

Heather Dorff on The IMDb

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