Mal Ward is the Managing Director and one of the three founding partners of Arts & Sciences, located in West Hollywood, New York City & London. Arts & Sciences was started 10 years ago as a boutique production company that specializes in producing award winning advertising content, music videos, ﬁne art projects, and original documentaries and feature ﬁlms. Representing a diverse group of top directors and creators, Arts & Sciences was named a Creativity A-List Production Company for the past ﬁve years in a row. Arts & Sciences work has been recognized by every major advertising award show - The Cannes Lions, The Clios, AICP Awards, D&ADs, The One Show and the Andys. Our original content work has been featured in The New York Film Festival, The Berlin Film Festival, the New Frontiers showcase at the Sundance Film Festival, The New Yorker, Nowness, & Purple Magazine. Arts & Sciences has produced work for every major global brand including Google, Apple, Facebook, Nike, AT&T, & American Express.
Before starting Arts & Sciences, Mal was the Head of Sales and Development for Epoch Films, a long established NY and LA commercial production company, for 10 years. Prior to that he was the West Coast Director’s Representative for legendary production company Propaganda Films.
Mal currently serves as a Director at Large on the AICP National Board. Mal has served on the Curatorial Committee in both 2018 and 2019 for the AICP Show at MoMA. And has judged numerous AICP Show’s individual categories over the past 10 years including - Single Commercial Excellence, Campaign Excellence, Production, Comedy, & Performance. Mal was also a member of the Jury for the 2018 & 2019 Ciclope Festival in Berlin.
Mal is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Television Academy. In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Trustees at the Westside Waldorf School, and is a member of the Americares Marketing Advisory Council.
Mal lives in Venice, California with his family.