HEATHER IKEI is a freelance photographer in the Los Angeles area. Her clients include The Walt Disney Company, NBC Universal, Hulu, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, ABC, members of the LA Phil, architecture firms, schools and families.
Heather photographed several of the Oscars for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the Golden Globes for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and the Emmys as well as a number of Hollywood movie premieres, corporate events, theme park openings and events at Walt Disney World and the Disneyland Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood. She photographed a portrait series for Hulu and was a corporate portrait and head-shot photographer for The Walt Disney Company.
Prior to starting her freelance work, Heather worked for The Walt Disney Company for 7 years in various roles, most recently as a photo editor and photographer. Her work can be seen in the magazines Disney twenty-three and Disney Newsreel as well as on various Disney websites and products.
Heather holds a degree from the University of Virginia and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.