/ PROJECTS

THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

We Are ImmuneImmune Media is a media production company that offers student internships. When clients hire Immune Media to produce photography and video, they are also creating meaningful opportunities for young people to participate in the creative process.
Immunemedia.ORG is a multimedia network which is dedicated to the creative and academic pursuits of photography and visual storytelling. We curate projects and interviews to connect student artists and journalists with professional photographers and multimedia producers.

A SQUARE MILE

A name for a multimedia production wing that specializes in geographic storytelling. We love history. We love to smash social science into physical science to get at the WHY of the WHERE. Currently featured on the site is a project we were hired to create for Caldera Arts. It’s an HD platform—If your internet connection can’t swing it, go here instead.

 

SANCTUARY

A studio I built in Texas before moving to Portland. It has functioned for years as a media/artist collective. There are a handful of things I love about Texas.  This is one of ‘em.

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PORTRAITS

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John Jay | Partner + Executive Creative Director | Wieden + Kennedy

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Thomas Lauderdale | Pink Martini

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Stefan Olander | Global Director of Digital Media | Nike

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Constance Adams | Architect, Trans-Hab International Space Station Project | National Geographic Emerging Explorer

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H. Lee Scott | CEO | Wal-mart Stores, Inc

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David Barton | Evangelist | Bibilical Historian | Republican National Convention Delegate

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J. Jeffrey Auxier | President + C.E.O. | Auxier Asset Management.  Hazelnut farmer, cattle rancher extraordinaire.

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Dr. Patrick Byrne | C.E.O. | Overstock.com |

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Jeffrey Campbell | C.I.O. | BNSF Railways

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Benjamin Weikel + Brandon Summers | The Helio Sequence

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Dr. Jannine Cody + her daughter, Elizabeth | Genetics Researcher + Founder of the Chromosome 18 Research Society, with her affected daughter.

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J. Edward Coleman | Chairman + C.E.O. | Unisys

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Mark Cuban | Billionare | Owner: 2929 Entertainment, Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres | Founder: Broadcast.com, Hdnet, etc

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Chris Easton | Director of ISV Market Development | Progress Software

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Elizabeth Byars-Fenimore | Artist

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Greg Gianforte | Founder + C.E.O., RightNow Technologies | CRM Hall of Famer | Author: Bootstrapping your Business

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Dr. James Harding | Producer | Longview Theatre Co.

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Michael Kelly |Commissioner for Football Operations at the Atlantic Coast Conference | former President + 3-time Chief Host | Super Bowl Task Force

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Jaimie Laurita | Personal Chef for Sting + Sarah McLachlan

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Jeffrey Miller | Founder + Investment Manager | Cerulean Investment Magagement

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Ken Monroe | Director of I.T. Communications | CompUSA

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Earl Nye | Chairman of the Board + former C.E.O. | TXU Energy Corporation

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Ross Perot Sr. + Jr. | Chairman of the Board + President, Perot Systems | Presidential Candidate, etc

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T. Boone Pickens | Founder + former C.E.O., Mesa Petroleum | Creator of The Pickens Plan alternative energy proposal

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Jack Unruh | Illustrator (Rolling Stone, etc) | Inductee Illustrators Hall of Fame

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Robert Zagunis | V.P. | Jensen Investment Management


/ MOTION

Please visit my video production website ImmuneMedia.com
We Are Immune

/ TEACHING


/ UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATION, 2008-PRESENT

PDX Multimedia Workshop Leader (2013, 2014)
Literary Nonfiction – MA Workshop Leader in Visual Narrative (2011)
Multimedia (2009,2010)
Documentary Photography (2008)
Location & Studio Lighting (2009)


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Director /// US Forest Service Video Partnership (2014, 2015)

Artist in Residence — Videography (2013)
Director /// “The Blue Lake Project

Artist in Residence — Photography (2012)
Lead Teaching Artist /// “Transformation: The Process of Becoming”


/ EVERGREEN SCHOOL DISTRICT

DEPARTMENT HEAD, DIGITAL ARTS 2008-PRESENT

Multimedia / AP Studio Art / Journalism / Photography / Video


/ THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Curation and Interviews
-Photographer Interviews
-College Student Work
-High School Student Work

/ ABOUT

 

BORN IN LOUISIANA. FATHER ENGINEER. MOTHER INTERIOR DESIGNER. (HECK OF A MIX). BACKPACKED. TRAVELED. PLAYED TENNIS. DEGREES IN ART. PHILOSOPHY. EDUCATION. JOURNALISM. (HECK OF A MIX). 
 
ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHY IN TEXAS. GOT SOME BREAKS. WON SOME AWARDS. BOUGHT AN OLD CHURCH. MADE IT A STUDIO. Went to mexico.  Brought back A DOG. (HECK OF A MIX). STARTED JOURNALISTIC WORK. GOT MORE BREAKS. LIKE TIME MAGAZINE. 35 TIMES! BUT, TEXAS? UGH. not forever. NEEDED AIR. CHANGE OF SCENE.
 
HEADED NORTHWEST. STARTED TEACHING. FELT BETTER. MAKING STUFF IN PORTLAND NOW.  SHOOTING VIDEO. TRAVELING AROUND. WORKING WITH GREAT PEOPLE. STILL BACKPACKING. STILL PLAYING TENNIS. COACHING IT, EVEN. RIDING MY BIKE. BREATHING DEEP. WORKING HARD. FEELING GOOD.

 

/ CLIENTS

 

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

BERT’S BEES

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

INC MAGAZINE

FAST COMPANY MAGAZINE

RADIOSHACK

HITACHI

AMERICAN AIRLINES

TIME MAGAZINE

DALLAS MAVERICKS

EBAY

LOOMIS ARMORED

BARRON’S MAGAZINE

NEXTEL

ERNST & YOUNG

COACH

TEXAS MONTHLY MAGAZINE

HARLEY DAVIDSON

SEATTLE MAGAZINE

SUN MICROSYSTEMS

FORBES MAGAZINE

NOKIA

SNOWBIRD RESORTS

VERIZON

FORTUNE MAGAZINE

KOMEN FOUNDATION

NEIMAN MARCUS

MIX MAGAZINE

MONEY MAGAZINE

US FOREST SERVICE

ORACLE

REALTORS®

 

/ CONTACT

 

mail@lee-emmert.com
PORTLAND, OREGON