At Westernized Productions you might say things are Grande, Brandon Grande, and Marcello Grange that is. This talented duo of brothers, are co-founders of one of the cities leading design and motions effects houses. Every industry has its’ cycle of growth and maturity, followed by the next wave of new talent. Westernized Productions represents this next generation of designers; a team with a fresh vision, and an enthusiasm for new technology and the opportunities it represents. The services they offer include
Brandon Grande is the Executive Producer, with a long list of successful credits that includes; broadcast commercials, music videos, corporate videos, web content and more. Brandon is an active member in the local community and is the San Francisco Producer’s Guild Association event chair, and a founder of SFMograph a local user’s group dedicated to promoting professional moving media as it evolves.
Marcello Grande is a trained visual artist, whose background is grounded in an urban sensibility. He is an award-winning designer recognized for his non-conformist style.
This combination of embracing new technology as it moves forward, and an eye towards redefining the moving image, is clearly demonstrated in the work that is coming out of their studio. In concert with Elastic Creative and Rough House, they are part of the team that created the now infamous Corning Day Made of Glass video. It is now recognized as the most watched corporate video of all time. Their growing list of clients include; the likes of Cisco, Symantec, Macy’s, Honda, AT&T and more. We strongly suggest you visit their site and check out their demo reels, they are impressive.
Also part of the Westernized team are: Jacqueline Yea, Operations Manager, Scott Bartholomew, Senior Art Director, Ally M, Design Director, Janelle Falcone, Design Lead, Christian Castaneda, Visual Effects Lead, Alec Cummings, Motion Designer, Joel Wasko Associate Producer, Nathan Hackett, Visual Effects Artist, and Leslie Herring, Interactive Designer.
Westernized is housed at 550 Bryant Street, one of the Bay Areas dynamic media centers. Clearly creative imagination is the currency of the Bryant Street center. While Westernized and the companies housed there are independent, there is a synergy, that comes together at times for some spectacular results.
There are only a few houses working at the level of this group of talented graphic and motion artists and designers. The craftsmanship can be seen in their work, and why we include them in this collection of top tier companies. PHS is glad to feature them on our site, and hope you take the time to visit their site and check out their work.