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HEIDE FOLEY
P.O. Box 3126
Sausalito, CA 94965
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Heide Foley is a freelance designer and filmmaker based in San Francisco, CA.

2003 Documentary on the Tongan Military Parade celebrating the 85th Birthday of the King of Tonga. Shot in 3 weeks from the end of June to July 12th, the program was produced for Tonfon, a Tongan multicorp with its own TV station. It aired in July 2003.

2002 www.vallejo.to Using the site to organize data and execute research, Heide is strategizing the preparations necessary to produce a documentary on the history of the Vallejo which spans approximately 1900 to 2000.

2001 Collaboration with the Crown Prince Tupouto'a of Tonga on the production of a documentary about Kazak nomads in Mongolia who use eagles to hunt .

2000 Executive Producer of "The Magic Circus" a documentary shot in the South Pacific. The story of Bruno Loyale and 23 performers as they travel from island to island by boat, set up a big top circus and perform traditional acts like trapeze, clowns, high wire, contortionist, etc. www.themagiccirus.com

Heide Foley joined the Board of Directors of Cinefemme, a non-profit organization promoting female filmmakers and she is extensively involved in coordinating and promoting their annual film shows. This year's theme is Sci-Femme: Women, Technology and the Future. Visit www.cinefemme.org

Previous video and film productions include: Producer/Director "Bacchic Pleasures" a music video for alternative pop artist Stara; Writer/Director "The Question of Art" a documentary on public space artist Barbara Grygutis for the City of Tempe, Arizona; and C0-Writer/Cinematographer "Wonder Rose" a children's comedy for the Wallace and Ladmo Show KPHO TV 5, Phoenix, Arizona.

Heide was Art Director of Mondo 2000, an internationally distributed arts and computer magazine. Her fashion and cover shoots include musicians Yoko Ono, Perry Farrel, Robert Fripp, Angelic Kidjo, Mark Eitzel, and Percy Howard; actresses Reesce Witherspoon and Miranda July, and writers Jodi Dean, Harlan Ellison and Neal Stephenson.

Founder and Principal Designer of Heide's Head, a boutique design firm specializing in magazines and ad campaigns, Heide has worked for clients such as Mondo2000, CyberMind, CoffeeWorks, and Oregon Magazine doing Art Direction, design, consulting, photography, photo editing, print ads, brochures, business cards, letterheads, signage, flyers, announcements, original graphics, etc.

She has been commissioned for local and international publications including Time, Eco Travel, Seconds Magazine, Interface, Axcess, X-Ray, East Bay Express, BEER, Micro Publishing News and L'Express. Her work is featured in major industry publications including Steven Heller's The Magazine Book and Street Smart Design by Martin Haller.

She has received awards from Adobe Magazine and Print Magazine. She was a recipient of an Art Detour Grant in 1990 from the Arizona Arts Commission for her photography. She curated the Computer & New Media Arts Festival Art Show held at Crucible Steel Gallery, SF in 1997.