ADRIENNE D. HELITZER
1150 Noria St - Laguna Beach, CA - 92651 - (949) 494-1612 - firstname.lastname@example.org - www.stillpro.com
CO-DIRECTOR/PARTNER - STILL PRODUCTIONS, INC
May 1994 to present-- a full-service communications company emphasizing the publication/presentation of story-telling projects in a variety of formats for both editorial and corporate clients.
CONTRACT PHOTOGRAPHER, THE DISNEYLAND RESORT & THE WALT
Dec 1988 to present. Assignments are for publicity, promotion, special events and advertising. Photographs of all attractions and events, celebrities or VIPs, live or taped shows, commercials and specials within or relating to The Disneyland Resort.
Media Kit Photographs for all new attractions, shows, special
events, parades, and general publicity.
Includes: The California Adventure (documented two-year construction of new theme park and press/public openings), Tomorrowland, Splash Mountain, Fantasmic, Toontown, Symphonic Fantasy (Hollywood Bowl), Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast, The Loin King, Indiana Jones, Pocahontas, CBS/Circus of the Stars, Disney's 40th Anniversary Celebration, Pigskin Classics, Rose Bowl teams, Super Bowl MVPs, Rose Parade events (1988-2006), Holiday Candlelight events and Disneyland 50th Anniversary Events
Corporate Departments (Burbank) photographer for World Wide
Outreach and Environmental Affairs.
Includes: Make-A-Wish events, "Pirates of The Caribbean" premieres, "High School Musical" and "Enchanted" movie openings, Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids Foundation events, Susan B Koman Breast Cancer events, KaBoom (national non-profit campaign for playground construction for Boys & Girls clubs), Big Sunday events, Environmentality events, X Games (ESPN), Wonder of Reading events with actress Julie Andrews and Madison Pettis, Earth Day events with LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Jonas Brothers, Season of Wishes with the Cheetah Girls, Cast VoluntEARS events, and photos of corporate executives
News photographs also transmitted on electronic media wires (AP, Reuters).
Worked internally on archiving Disneyland photographic library system.
ADDITIONAL CORPORATE CLIENT FREELANCE
CHARM CITY CAKES BAKERY Food Network "ACE OF CAKES" Photos for upcoming book on celebrity chef DUFF GOLDMAN, and staff in Baltimore
THE ART INSTITUTE OF CALIFORNIA: 5 locations San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Orange County, San Diego. Photos for brochures, PR and web.
THE ANAHIEM/ORANGE COUNTY VISITOR & CONVENTION BUREAU: Official event photographer for the 39th Annual International POW WOW 2007. Coverage of meetings, convention business, media tours of Orange Country, social parties and wire news for the USA travel destination business. 1500 domestic and international professionals, and 300 journalists in attendance
THE DANA POINT WHALE FESTIVAL official event photographer for brochure PR, advertising and web
ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL: executive portraits, high-tech documentation and special corporate event documentation for annual reports and publicity
ORANGE COUNTY WATER DISTRICT/BLUE PLANET FOUNDATION: Annual coverage of "Children's Drinking Water Festival" for promotion and publicity
ST. MARY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER: executive portraits, advertising and special events for annual reports, publicity and marketing.
AUTRY MUSEUM OF WESTERN HERITAGE: photographed exhibits, educational programs and events for promotional purposes.
LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE: co-house photographer for playbills and promotional collateral for marketing, editorial and internet usage.
MILKEN INSTITUTE: Annual Global Conference, executive portraits, educational seminars and workshop conferences for editorial and internet usage
ORANGE COUNTY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER: performance photos for brochures and media publicity.
MISSION VIEJO IMPORTS: Mercedes Benz advertising of new cars at dealerships for editorial and brochure usage.
MBI MEDIA: documentation of the Los Angeles Alameda Transportation Corridor for resale by transportation image agency.
WOMEN'S SPORTS WIRE & WOMEN'S SPORTS SERVICES: Photography of agency's client events and advertising.
THE PACIFIC SYMPHONY: performance photography for publicity
THE MARRIOTT HOTELS: event coverage for news media publicity events
CLAREMONT MCKENNA COLLEGE: Student and Alumni magazines, publicity photos and special projects.
AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND: photos for special book project
BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF AMERICA: special event coverage.
PERSPECITVE AGENCY: advertising and brochure work for agency serving J. Morita USA, Inc. (dental supply company) and Head Shampoo Inc. ("Pure and Basic" product line)
CONTRACT PHOTOGRAPHER, LOS ANGELES TIMES
Orange County Edition and Metro (downtown) Edition. October1987 to June 1994. Contract and freelance work involved all daily assignments for Metro, Business, Calendar (entertainment) Life & Style (feature) and Sports sections.
ADDITIONAL EDITORIAL CLIENT FREELANCE
Editorial assignments published in newspapers and magazines worldwide including The Washington Post; The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News; (newspapers and Sunday magazine) Disney Magazine, Money Magazine (financial), Unique Opportunities Magazine and Health and Hospital Networks Magazine (health) Sunset Magazine and Orange County HOME Magazine (lifestyle), GOLF Extra Magazine (sports)
STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER, COURIER JOURNAL & LOUSIVILLE (KY)
Sept 1981 to Sept 1987. Position involved all daily assignments, news, feature, sports and food. Routinely produced both assigned and self-generated picture pages. Occasionally wrote text to accompany picture pages, special projects in daily newspaper and Sunday magazine section. Job required frequent travel throughout the USA and periodically overseas.
INTERNSHIP, ALLENTOWN (PA) MORNING CALL
June-Sept 1981. Summer position involved coverage of daily assignments
STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER, ATHENS (OH) MESSENGER
April-Nov 1980. Part-time position for daily newspaper while in graduate school at Ohio University. Responsible for daily assignments and picture packages.
BOOKS: (CONTRIBUTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY)
"It's Never Too Late to Plant a Tree"/Morrie and Melvin Helitzer
"Disneyland Resort: Magical Memories For A Lifetime"/O'Day, Santoli
"The County Of Orange. Center Of Southern California"/The Max Company
"Laguna Beach- Local Color"/The Max Company
"Schindler's Legacy: True Stories of the List Survivors"/Elinor Brecher
"At The Rim" -- Women's (NCAA) Basketball/Eastman Kodak
"The Dream Job -- Sports Publicity, Promotion and Public Relations"/M.Helitzer
"Power Shift" /Alvin Toffler (jacket cover)
"Mysteries of the Unknown -- Search for Immortality" (TIME/LIFE series)
"The Best Sports Stories"
"La Cinica: A doctors Journey Across Borders" David P. Sklar, unmpress.com
"Our Team - Our Dream"/Tammy Lechner
"The Bill Schroeder Story"/Martha Barnette
First Place: Purnell Penn Business Award: "On Toyota's Turf"
Toyota builds first American "Camery" automobile plant Georgetown Kentucky --writer Holly Holland and, photographer Adrienne Helitzer won for business stories relating to topic coverage in Kentucky and Japan.
First place, general news. Kentucky News Photographer's Association
First Place, feature picture story. KNPA
First place feature picture KNPA
*Pulitzer Prize nomination: RUNNER UP: Public Service Award, (considered the "Gold Medal" of the Pulitzers) for "Up in Smoke" coverage of the tobacco industry and non-smoking movement.
Kentucky School Bell award, presented by the Kentucky Education Association for excellence in education coverage.
*Pulitzer Prize nomination: RUNNER UP/ Public Service Award (considered the "Gold Medal" of the Pulitzers)
for "Report Card Unsatisfactory, Crisis in Kentucky's Classrooms."
Excellence in Photography, metro daily photographer of the year. Louisville Metro Journalism Awards.
Excellence in Photography, metro daily photographer of the year. Louisville Metro Journalism awards.
Honorable mention, feature picture story, Atlanta Seminar on Photojournalism. Atlanta Press Photographer's Association.
Two honorable mention awards. Ohio News Photographers Association.
First runner-up Portfolio Newspaper Photographer of the year. ONPA
First place Color sports picture story, second place feature, third place B&W fashion, news picture story, sports picture story All with ONPA.
Third place news picture story Southern Short Course.
Third place news picture story, College Photographer of the Year:(Univ of MO)
Pictures on permanent exhibit at The Kentucky Derby Museum, Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY
Keynote speeches and audio/visual presentations for high schools, universities and professional organizations
1979 -1981: Ohio University, Athens, OH. Master's Candidate/Journalism
1977-1979: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. BA/Mass Communications
1977: Exeter University, Exeter, England. (Summer session)
1975 -1977: Skidmore College, Sarasota Springs, NY
1972 -1975: The Master's School, Dobbs Ferry, NY (High School diploma with honors in Art)
Born September 7, 1957/New York City and raised in Larchmont, NY (Westchester County)
National Press Photographer's Association member since 1980
Chairperson for NPPA's 1993 "Flying Short Course" educational seminar
Rene Bardeau - Former director of photography, Disneyland,
Publicity Department, 1313 Harbor Blvd., Anaheim CA 92803
Home Phone 623-572-8811 E-mail: Rbar225697@aol.com
Bill Luster - The Courier Journal (Louisville) Chief photographer
National Geographic contract photographer
500 E. Broadway, Louisville, KY (502) 582-4604 email: email@example.com
Gail L. Fisher - Senior Picture Editor, The National Geographic
PO Box 98199 Washington DC 20090-8199 work: 202-857-7716
Catherine Boire - former Director of Marketing - Marriott Corp/Western
Currently CEO of Catherine Boire Public Relations/1234 Cayetano Dr/Napa, CA
94559 OFFICE: 707-255-5996 email: firstname.lastname@example.org