Joe Hoover is a former highly trained and decorated Air Force combat cameraman who was
caught up in the midst of the early Vietnam conflict for nearly three years.
Then, 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."
the first 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
by Bohn Benton AV, New York.
He produced featured film segments for early live INTELSAT uplinks from Walt Disney World,
Epcot, Kennedy Space Center, and Sea World for Italian National Television.
As Director of Corporate Communications for The Satellite Group and
Producer for The Global Network, he planned and helped implement one of the
world's first major multi-national financial satellite teleconferences.
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. He 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 television commercials for
Professional Investigators. He co-authored
"Secrets of Top Private Eyes," with Anni Adkins, an in-depth PI
training course. Joe has authored two novels, "The Preachers Kid,"
and "Jehovahs Windfall." His photographic images compliment
artist Anni Adkins' oil paintings.
Joe is an accomplished public speaker and a private pilot.
He co-authored and helped Anni Adkins develop
Joe Hoover is currently working on an image video and compiling
a third literary work, "The Photographer, the Painter, the Romance."
Read the article by Philip Golabuk about Joe Hoover's and Anni
Adkins' first art show together,
Photographer, the Painter, the Romance."