USC Cinematic Arts

Howard Goldkrand, is an artist and innovations director who works on transmedia design, immersive engagement, and networked media strategy across industries. He is Head of Innovation Design for the global digital media creative agency SapientNitro.

In his recent work history, Goldkrand has been executive producer of a future of storytelling project for Condé Nast’s Ideactive. He was Innovations Director and Cultural Engineer at Modernista! where he lead the team for the Alternate Reality Game for the Dexter TV show (Showtime) for which he won a Webby award, best marketing piece at ComicCon, and nominated for an Emmy Award. As an artist, he began an experimental studio practice at Wesleyan University, creating conceptual work that spanned sculpture and performance. He is the codirector of SoundLab Cultural Alchemy, an experimental electronic music and art platform. He has had a long international art career exhibiting at venues such as PS 1 MOMA, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, Recollets, Paris, Art Museum of Vancouver, Castil de Rivoli, Turin Italy, and the WAAG Society Amsterdam.