Erika Heidewald is an actress, filmmaker, and YouTuber. Her big-screen acting debut as the scheming teen Sandy in Bloomington premiered at Outfest in 2010. At 18 Erika wrote, produced, and starred in Everyone I Knew and Loved, filmed in her hometown of Bloomington, Indiana and completed this year. Her first feature film shot on the iPhone, Hello Summer 1979, is the first zero-budget iPhone period piece. The World and Me and Everything, her second feature as a director, shot on the iPhone in 16 countries across Europe and the Middle East, is now in post-production. Erika runs a YouTube channel with her girlfriend Frida at Erika and Frida, where they make light-hearted videos about LGBT issues, love, and their life. In her free time she updates her dog’s Instagram.