Aaron Sowd is an internationally acclaimed storyboard artist and art director based in Los Angeles. For more than two decades he has brought his expertise and versatility to feature films, television, animation, video games, advertising and online media.
Aaron is the founder of Aaron Sowd Productions (ASP), founded in 2003 to provide a full range of production services, including storyboards, concept design, animatics, previs, animation and illustration. Previously, Aaron was the award-winning art director of Stan Lee Media, designing and supervising the look of many of Stan Lee's original animation properties.
Aaron Sowd said, “At ASP we are passionate about what we do and are always looking for new challenges and opportunities to grow. Collaboration with our clients elevates our work and ignites our creativity in new and exciting ways.”
ASP film clients include: Disney, Dreamworks, Fox, Sony, The Weinstein Co., Universal Pictures, Warner Bros., and Will Smith & Overbrook Entertainment
Commercial clients include: Apple, Coca Cola, Lexus, McDonalds, Netflix, Nike, Ogilvy, Deutsch, TBWA\Chiat\Day, Wieden + Kennedy and Toyota
Video game clients include: Activision, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Lucas Arts, Microsoft, Midway, ID Software, Sony, Warner Bros. Interactive
Theme park clients include: Disneyland, Dollywood, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan and Universal Studios Singapore.
A firm believer in sharing his craft and giving back to the artistic community, Aaron has taught storyboarding at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and comic book art at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles as well as being a featured guest speaker and lecturer at SIGGRAPH, Comic-Con International and Original Force in Nanjing, China.
Aaron's comic book credits include work for DC Comics, Marvel, Image Comics, Top Cow and Upper Deck. Aaron's work has also appeared in the New York Times, People, Time, The Hollywood Reporter, Playboy and PlayStation magazines.
"He's done it all . . . and done it so exceedingly well."
"This is the only way to make movies."