CURRENT PROJECTS

NEED TO KNOW, WXXI-TV, PBS
Hélène is the anchor, reporter, and producer for WXXI’s award-winning weekly news magazine show, Need to Know. The program seeks to tackle regional issues beyond 30-second soundbites by devoting itself to tough topics and stories of depth including the issue of poverty, human trafficking, challenges in and for Rochester area schools, understanding and tackling issues of race and racism, and more. Watch the show: https://bit.ly/2VgPp5O


THE EMPTY HANGER, HBH ENTERPRISES

The Empty Hanger is an original documentary series created and produced by Hélène’s media group, HBH Enterprises, LLC. The series uncovers the stories, people, history and psychology behind the clothes we wear. The Empty Hanger explores how clothing and dress not only impact culture and everyday life but can also be used as a tool for social change. Hélène serves as the host for the series and the creator behind its online site: www.theemptyhanger.tv


THE DIFFERENCE MAKERS, WESTED/BROCKPORT CSD
The pressures on teachers in public education can be felt throughout the nation and are often negatively reflected in the media. While some are opting to leave the profession, others are working within their districts to significantly impact teaching and learning in the midst of mandates and other demands. HBH Enterprises is producing a short film spotlighting the work being done by educators in the Brockport Central School District to create more collaborative teaching in an effort to benefit students.

RECENT PROJECTS

NOT IN OUR TOWN | CAMDEN'S TURN: A STORY OF POLICE REFORM IN PROGRESS
Hélène/HBH Enterprises served as a director and producer for the Not In Our Town documentary Camden's Turn: A Story of Police Reform in Progress. The film focuses on a transformation taking place in a police department where Police Chief Scott Thomson has called on officers “to shift from a warrior mentality to that of a guardian and community builder.” View the film: https://bit.ly/2LCJJhQ 


NOT IN OUR TOWN | A COMMUNITY POLICING STORY: ARLINGTON, TX
Hélène/HBH Enterprises served as a field producer for the Not In Our Town documentary Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story. The film shows how Arlington, TX Police Chief Will Johnson, and his department, worked with community leaders and youth after a series of crises rocked their community. View the film: https://bit.ly/2Vj3cbK 


HER VOICE CARRIES | A DOCUMENTARY BY BLUE SKY 
Hélène/HBH Enterprises collaborated with Blue Sky Project in chronicling the work of muralist Sarah Rutherford as she embarked on her most rigorous project to date. The film follows Rutherford's journey in sharing the stories of extraordinary women in an upstate New York city working to improve the lives of others. View excerpt from the film: https://bit.ly/2TbMg5k