Very little is known about Hedden's early life. He started writing, producing, and directing several feature-films, most notably Hi-Life, which he directed and produced. He also wrote a couple of songs for the films She's So Lovely and Bodies, Rest & Motion. In 2011, Hedden acquired his first writing credit for a TV show, writing an episode for the CBS-produced series Criminal Minds. In 2014, he just completed work on The Best Bar in America, in which he acquires his first acting credit; he portrayed a cowboy barfly.