Yehuda Duenyas is an Emmy Award-winning Experiential Director specializing in next-generation entertainment and technology. He consults on new forms of interactive experiential design for art, entertainment, and advertising industries. He has created experiential productions for clients and agencies like Google/Youtube, Walt Disney Imagineering, R/GA, Droga 5, Mullen/Lowe, David, Sapient Razorfish, Huge, Bullet, Logan & Sons, amoing others. He has created experiential campaigns for brands like the Ad Council, JetBlue, Dixie, Smuckers, Audi, LA Tourism, Weight Watchers, Soap & Glory, among others.
His work has won an Emmy Award, 8 Cannes Lions, 11 Clios, 2 Facebook Awards, 3 Webby Awards, and an OBIE.
Yehuda was the Experiential Director and designer for the AdCouncil’s Love Has No Labels (150M+ views online) 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 online).
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, multi-cam live broadcast, large-scale events, gaming, and physical computing.
In addition to his commercial work, his Immersive Theater and installation 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 and donors.
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).