Doug Brode

DOUG BRODE

WORK EXPERIENCE________________________________________________________________________
HBO/Cinemax Television: "Forbidden Science" 2008 – 2009
Show Creator and Head Writer
Partnered with HBO to develop based on my pilot script
Wrote 11 out of 13 episodes and edited the other 2
Oversaw all creative aspects of production with HBO:
⁃ Pre-production: casting, production design, wardrobe
⁃ Production: cinematography, direction, script changes
⁃ Post-production: SFX, editing, music and sound editing
⁃ Promotion: posters, photography, interviews, Comic Con

MARVEL STUDIOS: "Iron Man" "Thor" 2007; 2010
Conceptual Designer
Worked with Marvel Studios to adapt comic designs into film
Designed all Asgardian weapons for Kenneth Branagh on Thor
Helped design hundreds of props for Iron Man
Oversaw design for armor creation in 'cave sequences' for Iron Man

PARAMOUNT STUDIOS: "Star Trek" 2008
Conceptual Designer
  • Worked with director JJ Abrams to re-invision Star Trek
  • Acted as creative consultant for prop department
  • Designed hundreds of weapons, gadgets, and props
  • Participated in production meetings for redesign of franchise
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS: "Harry Potter 3" 2003
Art Director
  • Worked with consumer products team in helping them turn film concept art into commercial products
  • Bridged the gap between film design and commercial design by redrawing hundreds of film concepts and making them into sketches for consumer product illustrators
  • Created woodcut illustrations for Harry Potter books; designed coloring book samples; created art for toys, etc.
  • Participated in consumer product meetings, ad campaigns, etc.
INDIGO FILMS (PLAYBOY): “Embrace the Darkness 2" 2002
Production Designer
  • Oversaw building of sets, make-up and wardrobe – based on my designs of a future-noir world
  • Balanced studio development meetings while simultaneously overseeing the round-the-clock construction crew's building of my set
FILMS, COMMERCIALS, & TV SHOWS 1999 - 2011
Storyboard Artist
Helped directors envision shots and overall design; 12 years experience on projects including:
CRIMINAL MINDS, LOOPER, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2,
PLANET OF THE APES, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER,
SAVING GRACE, IDIOCRACY, THE DEVIL'S REJECTS,
BALLS OF FURY, HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, FRIDAY THE 13TH
  • Worked on various commercial projects for such companies as Disney, AT&T and Ford

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS____________________________________ ___________
Columbia College, Chicago, IL BA
Joe Kubert Art School, Dover, NJ

Senior member, Art Directors Guild, Local 800