Who is Conceptive?


E. Dominique Brown Award-winning filmmaker, Dominique Brown is a self-described “Creative Mothership”. His work has been described as imaginative, visually polyrhythmic and quirky, with dark humor revealing a unique distinctive vision. Dominique has developed content with several networks such as MTV, BET, ESPN, NBC & Fox Sports. His wealth of production knowledge and ability to offer diverse styles of production has led him to helm productions in, Los Angeles, Canada London, and Germany. Dominique’s passion for storytelling and vision for exciting and electric images drives him to raise the bar, not only for those watching, but for himself as well.


John V. Knowles John grew up on exotic military bases all over the world (South Korea, Italy, New Jersey) and earned his BFA in graphic design from Drake University in Des Moines. After moving to Chicago he worked for five years as a designer and art director at Essex Two, Inc. Feeling the need to try something new and take a risk, he enrolled in local filmmaking workshops and rediscovered his passion for storytelling. After a couple years in the trenches on commercial and film productions in the Windy City, he set sail for Los Angeles to pursue directing full-time. John has since directed several award-winning short films which have appeared in film festivals all over the world, as well as innovative music videos and commercials. Clients for his directing, editing and design services have included Walt Disney Feature Animation, Playboy Entertainment, the ACLU of Southern California, Abbott Labs, BellaPierre Cosmetics, Vampire Wines, and John Wells Productions, among others. His work combines a knack for creative storytelling with technical expertise, often segueing between film, video, web and print.


David Wendell Born, raised, and corn-fed in Indiana, writer/director/producer David Wendell studied television and film at Northwestern University before bringing his Midwestern sensibilities to Los Angeles. A tremendous passion for bringing great stories to life has led David to work with companies like Warner Bros., ESPN, Universal, and MTV in developing memorable film and television content that’s been seen on televisions and movie screens around the world. David has also been a pioneer in the world of on-line entertainment, generating heavy buzz with internet serials for Warner Bros. (The God & Devil Show), Mondo Media (Happy Tree Friends, Thugs on Film, Heavy Metal Guy), and a variety of other outlets. David brings a unique combination of creative expertise, production knowledge, and business acumen to projects. Through more than ten years of work with corporate brands from Toyota to Pepsi to State Farm, David has tackled a myriad of project challenges and turns those challenges into creative opportunities.