Ed Ulbrich, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Domain Productions and Mothership
Ed Ulbrich has been with Digital Domain Productions since the company's inception in 1993, and is the chief architect of its commercials business, including Mothership. Ed executive-produced the Academy award-winning visual effects for Titanic and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button as well as for Zodiac, Adaptation, and Fight Club; music videos for the Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, and other artists; 500+ commercials and most recently, the computer-generated likeness of the late rap star Tupac Shakur. He is a producer on the feature film Ender’s Game. Prior to Digital Domain Productions Ed was a commercial producer at the Leo Burnett company and a digital artist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. He was named one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company magazine and has spoken about creativity at top worldwide conferences including TED, NASA, PICNIC, and others. Ed holds a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Illinois.
Darin Grant, Chief Technology Officer, Digital Domain Productions
Darin Grant was named Chief Technology Officer in November 2011. Prior to joining the company he served as DreamWorks Animation's head of production technology from January 2006 to November 2011. Previously, he held various roles at Digital Domain Productions over the course of 10 years, ultimately serving as the company's director of technology. Darin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Harvey Mudd College. He is a member of the Visual Effects Society and currently serves on the Digital Imaging Technology Sub-Committee of the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee for the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
Joseph Gabriel, Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel, Digital Domain Productions
Joseph Gabriel provides strategic counsel in all areas of Digital Domain's business. Prior to joining the company Joe was in private law practice for more than twenty years. During that time he represented a broad range of media and entertainment clients, including major film studios, independent producers, production companies, distributors, technology companies, actors, writers, management companies and talent agencies. He has been a partner in three leading Los Angeles-based entertainment and intellectual property firms. Joe holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University (Chicago) School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Dennis D. Morrison, Vice President of Finance, Digital Domain Productions
Dennis D. Morrison oversees financial operations for Digital Domain Productions. In his 25-year career he has held senior level financial positions in the public accounting, medical device manufacturing, high-tech and entertainment sectors. He spent 10 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers before joining Digital Domain in 2007. Dennis is a member of the California Society of CPAs, the American Institution of CPAs, the Financial Executive Networking Group, and former Treasurer/Board of Trustees for the Greater LA Chapter of the ALS Association. He holds an MBA from Loyola Marymount University and a BS in Business Administration from California State University, Dominguez Hills.