Our vast experience and continued engagement with the Industry’s best and brightest makes us an invaluable design resource

D BEFORE E INC is an established production design firm dedicated to the concept of “the show always comes first”, where the elements of design truly support the production concept. By focusing on the premise that the “show always comes first”, D BEFORE E INC reinforces a dedication to a process of design in which the client’s needs are analyzed and fully integrated.
Principal designer, Dave Edwards is a design visionary who has built an impressive resume of credits that spans the entertainment industry spectrum.  From television series and specials to themed entertainment, corporate events and theatre, Dave’s work consistently displays the hallmarks of a dynamic and innovative designer.   Our staff believes strongly in the collaborative process and we pride ourselves on our ability to bring passion, dedication, creativity and integrity to each and every project.

 Executive Team

Dave Edwards

Principal Designer

Dave Edwards is the Emmy nominated principal production designer at D BEFORE E, INC. He has built an impressive resume of credits in production design.  Dave prides himself on a commitment to integrity and the collaborative process.  Dave is at the forefront of creative and thoughtful design, and is capable of bringing the vision of each project to fruition with focus and leadership.

Dave Edwards lives in Los Angeles.


  • Television Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Art Director’s Guild

Award Nominations

  • Art Director’s Guild (USA), Art Direction, The Voice, 2014
  • Emmy Awards (USA), Outstanding Art Direction, Dancing With The Stars, 2013
  • Art Director’s Guild (USA), Art Direction, Dancing With The Stars, 2011
  • Emmy Awards (USA), Outstanding Art Direction, American Idol, 2011
  • Art Director’s Guild (USA), Art Direction, American Idol, 2011
  • Emmy Awards (USA), Outstanding Art Direction, American Idol, 2010
  • Emmy Awards (USA), Outstanding Art Direction, 81st Annual Academy Awards, 2009
  • Ovation Award, Set Design, Animal Farm, 2003

Dalia Edwards


Dalia Edwards is the Director of Operations at D BEFORE E INC and a seasoned television executive with exceptional drive and initiative. She brings television production management experience in reality, variety, music, event, talk and game show formats.  Dalia offers strength in innovative thinking and problem solving.

Affiliations: Producer’s Guild of America

Download the DbeforeE Resume

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updated: 4/27/2020

Card Sharks seasons 1-2, 2019-2020ABC FremantleNorth America
Love Is Blind season 1, 2020NetflixKinetic Content
World of Dance seasons 1-4, 2017- 2020NBCUniversal Television
Press Your Luck, seasons 1-2, 2019-2020ABCFremantleMedia North America
Dan Patrick Show At Superbowl 2014-2020Audience/StreamingDirecTV/ AT&T
Rich Eisen Show At Superbowl 2015-2020AudienceDirecTV/ AT&T
Hot Ones the Game Show, 2020TruTVDiGa Studios
Singled Out, seasons 1, 2019Quibi MTV
Gayme Show, seasons 1, 2019Quibi JAX Media
Smoked, seasons 1, 2019Netflixall3media
Apex Legends ProAm, 2019ESPNADVNCR
EA PLAY, 2019streamingAD+D
The Hustler (pilot), 2019ABCAll3Media America
Teen Mom 2 Reunion 2018, 2019MTVMTV
Dan Patrick Show At Pebble Beach 2018, 2019AudienceDirecTV/ AT&T
Funny Dance Show 2018E!Ugly Brothers Studios
Katherine Ryan Stand Up Special 2018NetflixIrwin Productions
Pamela Pupkin (pilot) 2018FacebookJMX, LLC.
Contender Live Finale 2018EPIXMGM
Gong Show 2017, 2018ABCDen of Thieves
Shawn Mendes- One Night Only 2018Apple MusicDone + Dusted
On The Record- 5 Seconds Of Summer 2018Apple MusicDone + Dusted
On The Record- Bebe Rexha 2018Apple MusicDone + Dusted
Look Me In The Eye (pilot) 2018ABCKinetic
Are You The One? Reunion 2018MTVMTV
Challenge Reckoning Reunion 2018MTVMTV
Challenge Champs VS Stars Reunion 2018MTVMTV
MTV Movie and TV Awards PreShow 2018MTV.comMTV
YouTube Live at E3 2015-2018YouTubeOla Balola, LLC
Married at First Sight Reunion 2015-2018FYIKinetic Content
Boxed (pilot) 2018FOXFremantleMedia North America
March For Our Lives 2018streamingDen Of Thieves
The Comedy Line Up 2018NetflixDen Of Thieves
Dan Patrick in LA 2015, 2016, 2018AudienceDirecTV
Dan Patrick Show At Final Four 2018AudienceDirecTV/ AT&T
Teen Mom OG Reunion 2018MTVMTV
Challenge Vendetta Reunion 2018MTVMTV
Total Request Late Night 2018MTVMTV
Teen Mom Young and Pregnant Reunion 2018MTVMTV
Overwatch League Watchpoint 2018streamingBlizzard Entertainment
You Make It Feel Like Christmas 2017NBCDone + Dusted
BlizzCon All Access 2017streamingBlizzard Entertainment
Little Women Dallas Reunion 2017LifetimeKinetic
Mira Quien Baila- Season 5 2017UnivisionEndemol Shine Latino
Hand In Hand Hurricane BenefitALL NETWORKSDen of Thieves
Apple Music presents PinkApple MusicDone + Dusted
Road to VMAs 2017MTV.comDone + Dusted
MTV Unplugged with Shawn Mendes 2017MTVDen Of Thieves
Little Women LA Reunion 2017LifetimeKinetic
F-Word 2017FOXAll 3 Media
iWitness 2017syndicatedFremantle Media
Playlist with Jak Knight 2017Comedy CentralDen of Thieves
Little Women Dallas Reunion 2017LifetimeKinetic
Little Women Atlanta Reunion 2017LifetimeKinetic
MTV Movie Awards 2017MTVCasey Patterson Productions
MTV Movie Awards PreShow (2008, 2014, 2016)MTVRemote Productions
Pequenos Gigantes2017Univision Univision
White Hot Holidays2017FOXCasey Patterson Productions
Adam Ruins Everything Election Special 2017TruTVNice Little Day
Live with YouTube Gaming 2017YouTubeOla Balola, LLC
VMA Nick Jonas remote 2017MTVDen of Thieves
SuperHuman 2017FOXShine Endemol
Man vs Master 2017FYIKinetic Content
Fair Game 2017AudienceDirecTV
Lexus N.A. Dealer Meeting 2017, 2018, 2019Corporate EventMaritz Motivation Solutions
Dan Patrick Main Studio 2019Corporate Space DesignAT&T/ DirecTV
AT&T Dallas Production Studio 2018Corporate Space DesignAT&T Headquarters
Lexus N.A. Dealer Meeting 2017, 2018Corporate EventMaritz Motivation Solutions
Mariah Carey Residency- Las Vegas 2018Musical ResidencyMaritz Motivation Solutions
VW N.A. Dealer Meeting 2015, 2017Corporate EventCampos Creative Works
The Grove Christmas Tree Lighting 2017Corporate EventDen Of Thieves
Tony Robbins event 2016Corporate EventSweetwater-NEP
Call Me Fitz Promo 2013PromoDirecTV
Fresh Beat Band 2011CommercialsOther Films
Diet Pepsi Challenge 2006CommercialProtagonist
Billy Blanks Taebo Amped 2006DVDEuro RSCG
Flirty Girl Fitness 2006DVDEuro RSCG
Burger King Wild ‘N Out 2005CommercialBurger King / MTV Networks
The VoiceNomination2013 Excellence in Design Awards (Art Director)
Dancing with the StarsNomination 2013 Primetime Art Direction Emmy Award
American IdolNomination 2011 Excellence in Design Awards (Art Director)
Dancing with the StarsNomination 2011 Excellence in Design Awards (Art Director)
American IdolNomination 2011 Primetime Art Direction Emmy Award
American Idol – Idol Gives BackNomination 2010 Primetime Art Direction Emmy Award
81st Annual Academy AwardsNomination 2009 Primetime Art Direction Emmy Award
Animal Farm Nomination 2003 Set Design Ovation

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