Joe Hoover is a former highly trained and decorated Air Force combat cameraman who was
caught up in the midst of the Vietnam conflict for nearly three years.
As a Cinematographer at Lookout Mountain,
Hollywood, California, he filmed "There is a Way," nominated for "Best
Documentary Film" at Cannes Film Festival, and shared the Cleveland Film Festival's
"Cris Award" for that avant-garde film.
He also lensed, "Here There Are Tigers," "A Night on Jackrabbit Mesa,"
"Saber es Poder," and "Thai Customs & Courtesies."
Joe filmed national TV commercials for Red Lobster, Circus World, and Funstuff Toys. He
wrote and produced corporate promotional films for National Airlines, Palm Beach County
Development Commission, Southern Bell, and PepsiCo. He produced the highly acclaimed
training film, "Prevention of Drowning," for the U.S. Army.
Of 36 entries, his "Air Gator" was
judged, "Best Sales Film of 1973" by Bohn Benton AV, New York.
He produced featured film segments for live INTELSAT uplinks from Walt Disney World,
Epcot, Kennedy Space Center, and Sea World for Italian National Television. He was
Director of Corporate Communications for The Satellite Group and Producer for The Global
Network, planning and implementing a major multi-national financial satellite
He directed "Whiz, The Elf Who Made Christmas Special," a prime time TV special,
sponsored by Sears, and syndicated in 122 top-rated markets. He filmed the first series of national
TV spots for Sears Termite & Pest Control and won two consecutive "Best of Show" ADDY's for his
Southern Ballet Theater television public service announcements.
Joe produced and marketed in 32 markets a series of multi-market TV spots for Professional Investigators, and co-authored
"Secrets of Top PIs - How to Conduct an Investigation," an in-depth PI
video training course.
Joe has authored two novels, "The
Preachers Kid," and "Jehovahs Windfall." His photographic
images compliment David Thayer's insightful poetry in "Chronicles of Thomas the
Doubter," and artist Anni Adkins' oil paintings in "The
Photographer, the Painter, the Romance." Joe is an accomplished public speaker
and a private pilot. He recently co-authored and developed the Internet web site,
Joe Hoover is working on an image video, a documentary film, and writing a third novel.