Department of Wonder is a creative collective that brings immersive experiences and intellectual property to life through emerging tech, exquisite stagecraft and aspirational storytelling.
Founder / Head of Creative
Brandon Oldenburg is an Academy Award-winning film director, designer and immersive storyteller. In addition to winning an Academy Award, Brandon has received four Emmy Awards, multiple Cannes Lions Awards, including the Grand Prix, and a host of other industry accolades. Prior to Department of Wonder, Brandon co-founded Reel FX, Moonbot Studios and Flight School Studio, all leaders in animation and emerging technology storytelling.
Founder / Head of Creative
Limbert Fabian is an Emmy Award-winning director, illustrator, designer and immersive storyteller. He has directed a variety of animated projects including the Clio Award-winning “The Boy Who Learned to Fly”, a short film based on Olympian Usain Bolt’s childhood. Most notably, his directorial contribution to “The Scarecrow”, a film and game experience for Chipotle, has won every major advertising award including the Cannes Grand Prix, Clio Award, and Webby Award.
Founder / President
Kyle Clark is responsible for overseeing and implementing corporate direction and strategy for Experience Trust. During his 25-year career in animation and digital media, Kyle has served in roles ranging from Animation Supervisor to CEO. He’s been involved in creating and producing films, commercials, video games and virtual reality experiences for clients and partners such as Warner Brothers, DreamWorks, American Express, Disney, GMC, AT&T, and the NBA.
Founder / Head of Experience & Emerging Technology
Taylor Williams is an executive producer with a track record as an early adopter and award-winning innovator in emerging technologies. He has previously produced virtual reality experiences for technology partners including Oculus, Google and Facebook/Meta; brand partners including Shinola, American Express, GMC and Porsche; as well as studios Legendary, LionsGate and Fox. He brings his passion for emerging technology and superior craft to Department of Wonder.
Founder / Head of Fabrication
Rickey Crum is a professional designer, fabricator and adjunct faculty member at Southern Methodist University. Previously, he was the Lab Manager for the Deason Innovation Gym within the Lyle school of Engineering at SMU. Before joining the SMU team, he worked at CallisonRTKL where he focused on both domestic and international commercial retail and entertainment projects. Rickey values both old and new technologies, and pushes to integrate both in his work.