With over 20 years of experience as a production designer, Gary Kordan has strengthened many television series through his distinct creative vision.
In 2016, Gary won an Art Directors Guild Award and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for his work on the hit series Key & Peele starring Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele.
In addition to designing the entire run of Key & Peele, Gary’s production design has been showcased on Comedy Central's mini-series Time Traveling Bong, created by and starring Broad City's Ilana Glazer, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @midnight hosted by Chris Hardwick, Workaholics starring Blake Anderson, Adam Devine and Anders Holm, Reggie Watts: Spatial (Netflix), Fred Armisen: For Drummers Only (Netflix), The New Negroes with Baron Vaughn & Open Mike Eagle (Comedy Central), the feature film What Now? starring Kevin Hart (Universal), Just Add Magic and Betas (Amazon Prime); Teachers (TV Land) and Those Who Can’t (TruTV).
He also co-created and produced E!'s #1 Single with Lisa Loeb.
Gary's recent design projects include Downward Dog (ABC), Melissa McCarthy's Nobodies, Ghosted starring Adam Scott and Craig Robinson (FOX), Jordan Peele's Weird City (YouTube) and the return of the puppet comedy classic Crank Yankers (Comedy Central).
His interest in art and comedy began at a very early age drawing portraits and caricatures of everyone he knew.
He went on to study at School of Visual Arts in New York City, and during his junior year he discovered his love of television production while working on The Joan Rivers Show.
Gary is a member of the Television Academy Peer Group Executive Committee and resides in Los Angeles with his photographer wife Justine Ungaro, two dogs, Simon & Daphne, and a closet of black clothes.