SPD West: Unsung Heroes 5 Recap

SPD West: Unsung Heroes 5 Recap SPD West had another phenomenal night at Smashbox Studios in West Hollywood.  It was a full evening of LA talent on display.  The night started with a tribute to Joe Kimberling, and ended with a keynote presentation by Joe Zeff

Check out our Unsung Heroes: Photo Editor: Lisa Thackaberry, Photographer: J Benett Fitts, and Editor/Creative Director: Justin Tyler Close who showcased their compelling work.   We love LA!



  • Lisa Thackaberry, Carol LeFlufy, Joe Zeff, Justin Close, Lisa Lewis, Paul Kopeikin, Heidi Volpe, J Bennett Fitts, Charlie Hess
    Lisa Thackaberry, Carol LeFlufy, Joe Zeff, Justin Close, Lisa Lewis, Paul Kopeikin, Heidi Volpe, J Bennett Fitts, Charlie Hess
  • Everard Williams and Heidi Volpe
     Everard Williams and Heidi Volpe
  • Lisa Thackaberry and Mathieu Young
    Lisa Thackaberry and Mathieu Young
  • Jill Greenberg
    Jill Greenberg
  • Carol LeFlufy and Justin Close
    Carol LeFlufy and Justin Close
  • Lawrence Azzerad
    Lawrence Azzerad
  • Dominique Vorillon and Robert Yager
    Dominique Vorillon and Robert Yager
  • Karen Bellone
    Karen Bellone
  • Joe Zeff, Charlie Hess, Sarah Rich
    Joe Zeff, Charlie Hess, Sarah Rich
  • Katrina Dickson, Audrey Landreth and Maren Levinson
    Katrina Dickson, Audrey Landreth and Maren Levinson
  • Miranda Penn Turin and Evan Hurd
    Miranda Penn Turin and Evan Hurd
  • Laura Elizabeth and Steve Jones
    Laura Elizabeth and Steve Jones
  • David Armario and friends
    David Armario and friends


One of the highlights of the evening was a heart-warming tribute given by Lisa Lewis to a hero we lost too soon, Joe Kimberling


Music: "Simple Things" by Belle and Sebastian



Charlie Hess presented Lisa Thackaberry.


Music: "Here Comes the Sun" by Ritchie Havens



Paul Kopeikin presented J Bennett Fitts


Music: "Auditorium" by Mos Def (featuring The Ruler)


 
Carol LeFlufy presented Justin Tyler Close


Music: "Demon Host" by Timber Timbre

All were followed by an awe-inspiring presentation from Joe Zeff (iPad Guru).

Huge thanks and acknowledgements to Charlie Hess, Carol LeFlufy, and Lisa Thackaberry for coordinating this great night.  And, of course, special thanks to our friends at Smashbox Studios.


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