Yehuda Duenyas is an Experience Artist, and founder of the Emmy Award-winning Mindride, an experiential design collective specializing in next-generation entertainment and technology. He has created experiences and productions for Google/YouTube, Walt Disney Imagineering, MGM/UA, the Ad Council, R/GA, Droga 5, Mullen/Lowe, Logan & Sons, Alpine Labs, Audi, JetBlue, Weight Watchers, LA Tourism, and Dixie among others. He consults on new forms of interactive experiential design for art, entertainment, and advertising industries.
Bridging the gap between the physical and the virtual, Yehuda is a visionary artist who creates immersive encounters and interactive events, playful environments that sensuously evoke the mythic, the intimate, the ridiculous, and the sublime. His techniques emerge from his passion and experience working in the arenas of immersive theater, interactive technology, ride design, reality television, large-scale events, gaming, and physical computing.
Yehuda was the Experiential Director and designer for the AdCouncil’s Love Has No Labels, which went viral in 2015 with over 1 billion media impressions. He is currently Supervising Producer and Creative Director on YouTube Red’s Fight of the Living Dead (10M+ views) now in it’s second season.
In addition to his commercial work, his art work has been supported by the Doris Duke Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Greenwall Foundation, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the 9/11 Fund, the Downtown Theater Alliance, the Jerome Foundation, Arts International, Chashama, the Durst Organization, Two-Trees Realty, as well as private funders. He holds an MFA in Integrated Electronic Arts from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a BS cum laude in theater from Skidmore College, and is a founding member of the multi–award-winning underground New York theater collaborative the National Theater of the United States of America (NTUSA).
(source: Yehuda Duenyas Biography)