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The Story

IF CONTENT IS KING THAN ‘STORY’ IS THE KINGDOM’S CURRENCY.
We are architects of thought and inspired story crafters. We have deep roots with over 20 years of experience and an award winning track record. Buildestroy implies destroying all past approaches to create something truly unique. Pieces that are authentically voiced with the right amount of work ethic, art, science and psychology.

Lead by 2x Emmy Nominated  Creative Director Cory Shaw since 1993. The Buildestroy team includes designers, editors, colorists, producers, cinematographers, writers, illustrators, sound engineers, and animators from around the world.

With a strong foundation as pioneers in design and direction for action sports, urban music, and street art, we have lead the look of what were once sub cultures and are now mainstream. Our crew of artists is legendary and our true strength lies in our collaborations. Let’s tell your story!

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Offerings

We take on projects of all sizes and at all stages. We specialize in creating story rich content for brands, artists, studios, and networks. Our unique conceptual and interdisciplinary approach results in work that is beautiful, effective and always evocative. We blend live action, motion design, and VFX seamlessly to create masterpieces.

direction

Concepting, writing, boarding, scouting, casting, VFX sup, art directing and shooting. From green screen sets to drones.

Motion

Type, logo, character animation, photo real CG, compositing, bumpers, lower 3rds, promos, show packages and main titles.

design

Over 20 years designing and illustrating from skateboards to album covers to books. This is the foundation of our work.

production

The key to any good project is organization and communication. Our producers enjoy making things easy and fun.

post production

We offer award winning editorial as well as Davinci color correction, VFX, sound design, mixing, and mastering.

Branding

Since 1992 we have understood the balance of art, psychology and commerce. The key to an authentic brand.

since 1993

Everybody loves data and info graphics, so here’s some about us:
  • Work Project Samples 44
  • Emmy Wins 1
  • Emmy Noms 2
  • Youtube Views (Millions) 32
  • Years as a Design Firm 22

WORK

We have been privileged to work with a diverse group of clients and on a very wide range of projects. We’ve made everything from tiny square 15 sec Instagram videos to giant multi videowall world tour stage shows! We use all techniques and disciplines both known and unknown to craft eyeball captivating experiences.

Team

The team is lead by Cory Shaw with a focus on being both boutique nimble and agency scalable. The workflow model is one designed for remote collaboration with creative specialists no matter where they reside. We may not all share timezones but we all share a love for what we do. We do what we love for people and products all over the world that are equally exceptional.

Cory Shaw

Founder / Creative Director

Patrick Robins

Freelance Producer

Joshua Bell

Freelance Preditor

Adam Hollander

Brand Marketing

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Contact

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Buildestroy, Inc.

Los Angeles, California

310 480 1903