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 with over 20 years of experience 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

Director of Operations

Dalia Edwards is the Director of Operations at D BEFORE E INC and a seasoned television executive with exceptional drive and initiative. She brings over 20 years of 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

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F-Word (co-design Florian Wieder) 2017FOXAll 3 Media
iWitnesssyndicatedFremantle Media
Playlist with Jak KnightComedy CentralDen of Thieves
Little Women Dallas ReunionLifetimeKinetic
Little Women Atlanta ReunionLifetimeKinetic
Gong Show (co-design Florian Wieder) 2017ABCDen of Thieves
MTV Movie Awards (co-design Florian Wieder) 2017MTVCasey Patterson Productions
MTV Movie Awards PreShow (2017, 2016, 2014, 2008)MTVRemote Productions
World of Dance (co-design Florian Wieder) 2017NBCUniversal Television
Dan Patrick at Super Bowl (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014) AudienceDirecTV
Rich Eisen at Super Bowl (2017, 2016, 2015)AudienceDirecTV
Pequenos GigantesUnivision Univision
White Hot Holidays (co-design Florian Wieder)FOXCasey Patterson Productions
Adam Ruins Everything Election SpecialTruTVNice Little Day
Live with YouTube GamingYouTubeOla Balola, LLC
VMA Nick Jonas remoteMTVDen of Thieves
SuperHuman (codesign Florian Wieder)FOXShine Endemol
Man vs MasterFYIKinetic Content
Fair GameAudienceDirecTV
Kiss Bang LoveFYIKinetic Content
La Banda (2016, 2015)UnivisionFremantle Latin America
YouTube Live at E3YouTubeOla Balola, LLC
Taylor Swift Performance at GrammysCBSKen Ehrlich Productions
Pitbull Performance at GrammysCBSKen Ehrlich Productions
American Idol Farewell SeasonFOXAmerican Idol Productions
Comedy KnockoutTruTVEmbassy Row Productions
Kingdom Geek PodcastFullscreenFullscreen
Explain Things to Me PodcastFullscreenFullscreen
Slumber Party PodcastFullscreenFullscreen
Shane and Friends PodcastFullscreenFullscreen
Zall Good PodcastFullscreenFullscreen
Age Inappropriate (pilot)ABCKinetic Content
Man vs Master (pilot)FYIKinetic Content
Blizzcon Home BaseAudienceDirecTV
AT&T at CMA AwardsAudienceDirecTV
Paris By Night (2015, 2014, 2012)VFTVArt D’Orient
Game AwardsOla Balola, LLC
American IdolFOXAmerican Idol Productions
So You Think You Can Dance CallbacksFOXDick Clark Productions
Pitbull at Billboard AwardsABCDick Clark Productions
Dan Patrick in LAAudienceDirecTV
Married at First Sight ReunionFYIKinetic Content
Geeks Who Drink SYFYKinetic Content
Man vs ChildFYIKinetic Content
BKB BoxingAudienceDirecTV
YouTube AdBlitzYouTubeYouTube Productions
IHeart Radio Awards BandsNBCDone+Dusted
Geeks Who Drink (pilot)SYFYKinetic Content
Pitbull Performance at AMA’sABCDick Clark Productions
The Taste Season 3ABCKinetic Content
Married at First Sight ReunionFYIKinetic Content
V StarVFTVVietface Media Group
S Channel News StudioS ChannelVietface Media Group
American Idol AuditionsFoxFremantle Media
Big Knockout BoxingAudienceDirecTV
Kids Choice Sports PreshowNickelodeonDone and Dusted
Fantasy ZoneAudienceDirecTV
Box ScoreAudienceDirecTV
Celebrity Beach Bowl Audience DirecTV
Artie Lang Show at SuperbowlAudience DirecTV
Premio Lo Nuestro (2014, 2013, 2012)UnivisionUnivision Productions
Pitbull Performance at New Years Rockin EveABCDick Clark Productions
Pitbull Performance at AMA’sABCDick Clark Productions
100 Latinos DijeronMundoFOXOutpost Worldwide
Mira Quien BailaUnivisionEndemol Latino Productions
Premios Juventud (2013, 2012)UnivisionUnivision Productions
BKB Championship FightingAudienceDirecTV
Teen Wolf After ShowMTVNew Remote Productions
Awkward After ShowMTVNew Remote Productions
Celebrity Beach Bowl Audience DirecTV
Dan Patrick and Artie Lang Show at SuperbowlAudience DirecTV
Trending with IlizaTBSSketch Productions
Take Me OutFOXFremantle Media
Awkward Season 2 reunionMTVNew Remote Productions
Trending with Iliza (Pilot)VH1Avalon Entertainment
Teenwolf ReunionMTVNew Remote Productions
Pulse AwardsFairhurst Prooductions
Greatest American Auction ABCCineflix inc.
16 & Pregnant Reunion SpecialMTVRemote Productions
Teen Mom Reunion Special MTVRemote Productions
Don Francisco Presents in LA UnivisionUnivision Productions
MTV New Years Eve BashMTVRemote Productions
El Gran ShowUnivisionImagina Studios
I Love You Two (Pilot)MTVTEN100 Productions
The Hills – A Hollywood EndingMTVRemote Productions
TeeNick’s The NightlifeNickelodeonRocart Productions
AFI Tribute Red Carpet and Pre PartyTV LandCynful Productions
Miranda Cosgrove Concert KCA PreshowNickelodeonRocart Productions
Out of Bounds (Web)YahooYahoo Productions
2010 WGA AwardsSJ2 Entertainment
Live By Request John FogertyPBSMedia Push Entertainment
Boring Vs NormalSpike TVThe Joe Lewis Company
Gametrailers – G3Spike TVThe Joe Lewis Company
A-List Awards PreshowBravoMichael Levitt Productions
2009 Writers Guild Awards Tri Media Productions
Spoilers MTVRemote Productions
South by Southwest Live Concert SeriesDirecTVBlaze Television
Paris Hilton’s BFF Inner Circle MTVRemote Productions
‘Britney: For the Record’ Countdown MTVRemote Productions
Spoilers MTVRemote Productions
Parental Control MTVRemote Productions
In Harm’s WayCWPilgrim Film and Television
I’ve Got Your Number (Pilot) TV LandFreemantle Media
Hills Premier Event MTVRemote Productions
The Mole Season 6 Finale ABCStone and Company
Cinemania AMCDan Appel Creative
Masters of Dance TLCPilgrim Film and Television
Embarrassing Illness (Pilot) FOXMaverick Television
This is Why You’re Single TLCDiscovery Studios
Rock & A Hard Place Season 2 DirecTVBlaze Television
South by Southwest Live Concert SeriesDirecTVBlaze Television
Family Jewels Gene Simmons Roast A&EGreif Company
2007 Victoria’s Secret Pink Carpet ArrivalsCBSThe Joe Lewis Company
Battle of the Bods Fox RealityTrue Entertainment
Rock & A Hard PlaceDirecTVBlaze Television
Dance Justice (Pilot) MTVLighthearted Entertainment
DirecTV Presents Country Concert DirecTVBlaze Television
Shower Power Music Hour (Pilot) MTVRemote Productions
Legendary Albums Live – Heart DirecTVBlaze Television
South by Southwest Live Concert SeriesDirecTVBlaze Television
Short Circuitz MTVRemote Productions
59 th Annual Writers Guild AwardsBlaze Television
Idiot Quest (Pilot) MTVMTV Networks
CD USA Live New Years Las VegasDirecTVBlaze Television
VH1 Big in ’06 ArrivalsVH1MTV Networks
2006 Victoria’s Secret Pink Carpet Arrivals CBSThe Joe Lewis Company
The Singing Office (Pilot)CBSFox TV Studios
CD USA Presents Goo Goo DollsDirecTVBlaze Entertainment
Chelsea Handler ShowE!Derby Productions
Rock Paper Scissor ChampionshipA&EPaper Sandwich Productions
War of the Words (Pilot)GSNFun & Games Productions
Friday Night SlimetimeNickNickelodeon
Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N (2004-2008) MTVRemote Productions
Extreme ReunionNBCLMNO Productions
American Dream DerbyGSNStone Entertainment
Museum of TV & Radio Honors 2004SJ2 Entertainment
The Institute 2004 ABCDiplomatic Productions
Fire Me Please (Pilot) 2004CBSLMNO Productions
Elements of Surprise (Pilot) 2004FOX20 th Television
56 th Annual Writers Guild Awards 2004SJ2 Entertainment
2003 Writers Guild AwardsSJ2 Entertainment
California Big Spin 1999-2002KCAL 9Jonathan Goodson Prods.
Cram (Pilot) 2001GSNJonathan Goodson Prods.
Ohio Lottery Special 2000SYNDICATEDJonathan Goodson Prods.
Powerball The Gameshow 1999-2002SYNDICATEDJonathan Goodson Prods.
Keep Talking (Pilot) 2001 Jonathan Goodson Prods.
Insomnia (short film) 1998Guitierrez Productions
VW Dealer Meeting 2015, 2017Corporate EventCampos Creative Works
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
81 st Annual Academy AwardsNomination 2009 Primetime Art Direction Emmy Award
Animal Farm Nomination 2003 Set Design Ovation

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