Through the course of his career, Edward Eyth has provided creative concept and design on major Hollywood films and for such celebrated filmmakers as Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and Francis Ford Coppola. He has consulted on projects with the Smithsonian Institution, Universal Studios, Paramount Studios, Sony Pictures, and for the Walt Disney and Jim Henson Companies. His themed entertainment experience began with concept design and storyboards for Disney’s “Captain EO,” and includes creative design work with Disney Imagineering, Universal, Sea World, Paramount Parks, and a variety of other experience design projects around the world. The latest Henson film “The Happytime Murders” (released August, 2018) features several of Ed’s puppet designs.
Ed’s experience as an educator includes teaching an Advanced Visual Communications course at the Art Center College of Design, as an Adjunct Professor in the Fine Arts Department of Monterey Peninsula College, and a toy design course at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. He has instructed figurative sculpture workshops at Scottsdale Artists’ School, and private workshops across the country. He has also taught themed entertainment classes at Savannah College of Art and Design.