Helyx Chase Scearce Horwitz
Helyx is an experienced information professional with a passion for digital content management, metadata and taxonomy, and information system development. With over a decade of experience in information systems and technology management, Helyx has worked on numerous projects involving media asset management, metadata systems, data integration, and digital video production and editing.
As a teenager, Helyx started producing, editing, and directing video projects. Over the past 15 years, they have worked on a variety of video formats, including documentaries, non-fiction and experimental narratives, multi-channel video installations, archival video presentations, and oral history video production. Helyx creates video art that is designed for, about, and by televisions and computers.
Their interest in video production led them to information science and digital asset management. Helyx is fascinated by how we organize and process our information-saturated world. They focus professionally on digital content and asset management, as well as the intersection of technology and storytelling.
Helyx holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College and a Master of Science in Information from Drexel University with a dual major in Library and Information Science and Digital Content Management. Helyx recently concluded a successful term as Interim Director (and founder) of the People’s Media Record. Prior to that, they were the Information Systems and Technology Manager at the Movement Alliance Project. Helyx has been a lifeguard, delivered pizza, edited wedding videos, and taught media production skills to people of all ages.