Phillip Hillenbrand, Jr.









As a Sr. Producer for Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.’s cinematics department, Phillip Hillenbrand is responsible for managing all aspects of a cinematic production from inception to the completion as well as any additional secondary aspects that relate to the project such as marketing, licensing, and trade shows. 

 Phillip’s career in production began over 19 years ago in the advertising world where he worked with such companies as Aardman, Blue Sky Films, WildBrain and The Mill.  His experience ranges from live action shots to all forms of animation and has shot on location within the US and Europe.  His work on Lincoln/Mercury’s “Surprising Journey” earned him the AICP awards for Production and VFX.

After working in commercials for over 10 years he took a brief hiatus to help start a cancer non-profit research organization but returned to production working on the children’s film “Barnyard”.  From there he went to Sony Playstation where he worked on marketing materials for the launch of the PS3 as well as several of its initial game releases including the producing of the pre-rendered cinematics for “Lair”.

Besides his enjoyment with regards to production and animation Phillip enjoys wargames of all types, paintball, cycling, camping and reading.