Brad Herman

Brad Herman

Los Angeles, CA

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Crowds Supervisor

Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

Crowd Dept. Supervisor: Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda 2: The Video Game (2011)

Crowd Supervisor

Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010)

Crowd Animator

How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

Crowd Dept. Supervisor: Kung Fu Panda 2

Turbo (2009)

Crowd Animator

Monsters vs Aliens (2009)

Crowd Dept. Supervisor: Kung Fu Panda 2

Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)

Lead Massive TD

Speed Racer (2008)

Lead Massive TD

Transformers: Beginnings (2007)

Digital Artist

Transformers (2007)

Lead Massive TD

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

Digital Artist

Letters from Iwo Jima (2007)

Lead Massive TD

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Lead Massive TD

Pirates: Legend of the Black Buccaneer (2006)

Digital Artist

Ritual (2006)

Digital Terrain Lead

Stealth (2005)

CG Artist

The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

3D Digital Modeling And Lighting

The Italian Job (2003)

CG Artist

Agent Cody Banks (2003)

Digital Artist

Daredevil (2003)

Digital Artist

Minority Report (2002)

Digital Artist

Impostor (2002)

Digital Artist

Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

Digital Ship Creator

Red Planet (2000)

Digital Artist

X-Men (2000)

3D Artist / Bug Horde Wrangler

Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (1999)

Work History
  • Founder, VR & Oculus Rift, and Mobile iOS & Android Develope

    Brad Herman Digital

    September 2011 - Present

    Custom Mobile App Development for Clients.
    Development of Games and Productivity apps.
    Specializing in Apple iOS and Google Android.
    250,000+ installs across 4 stores (App Store, Amazon App Store, Nook Marketplace, and Google Play. )
    1 million play sessions in 2012 alone.

  • Head of DreamLab

    DreamWorks Animation

    April 2013 - February 2016
    Glendale, CA

    Brad Herman serves as the Head of DreamLab at DreamWorks Animation where he focuses on leveraging innovative technologies to create mobile, immersive and interactive experiences. DreamLab combines cutting edge technology with the studio’s storytelling expertise to create unique, interactive branded experiences. Brad’s recent work includes DreamWorksVR, a virtual reality platform that lets users interact with DreamWorks Animation’s characters. His team also developed the technology behind DreamWorks DreamPlace, an interactive holiday adventure that starts with Shrek and ends with Santa, delivering a next generation holiday experience in select retail locations across the US.

    Focusing on Mobile, Immersive and Interactive Experiences in Storytelling. Including Virtual Reality, Oculus Rift, Leap Motion, Motion Capture, NeuroGaming, EEG & GSV Sensors, TCS, Arduino, Computer Vision, and Mobile Devices. Working on telling new kinds of stories in unique new ways.

  • Crowd Dept. Supervisor: Turbo

    DreamWorks Animation

    April 2011 - March 2013

    Lead the Crowds Department for the film Turbo

  • Crowd Dept. Supervisor: Kung Fu Panda 2

    DreamWorks Animation

    January 2009 - April 2011
  • Crowd Dept. Pipeline Design and Artist

    DreamWorks Animation

    March 2008 - December 2008

    Help build a world class crowd pipeline.

  • Lead Massive TD

    Digital Domain

    February 2003 - March 2008

    I made the crowds for Speed Racer
    I worked on the Transformers Logo
    I made Massive Pirates for Pirates of the Caribbean 3
    I am the Lead Massive TD for Flags of our Fathers.
    I was in charge of the team creating all the CG Terrain for the film 'STEALTH'.

  • Digital Artist

    Pixel Magic

    2004 - 2004
  • Digital Artist

    Threshold Digital

    2001 - 2003
  • Digital Artist

    Base 2 Studios

    2002 - 2002
  • Digital Artist

    Flat Earth

    1999 - 2000
  • Academy of Art University

    1997 - 1999
  • Cinekyd

    1989 - 1997