UnderHaüs Productions is the official studio of photography and film partners Chad Michael Ward and Mary Taylor, dedicated to bringing clients the very best in stylish portrait and editorial photography as well as unique and visceral music video productions.
CHAD MICHAEL WARD began his long career in the industry in the late 90s as an album cover artist, designing covers for European metal acts like Soilwork, Darkane and Naglfar.
In 2002, Ward transitioned in photography, lending his lens to bands like Combichrist, gODHEAD, Fear Factory and more.
In 2004, Ward brought his photographic and artistic vision to Marilyn Manson’s Best Of… album, “Lest We Forget” and the music video for the single “Personal Jesus”.
In 2006, Ward moved into the world of music videos, directing musicians like Billy Idol, Slash and Derek Sherinian.
More recently, Ward and partner Mary Taylor can be found working alongside some of hottest up-and-coming rock acts including Black Veil Brides, Motionless in White, Get Scared, Davey Suicide and Aiden as well as legendary artists, including Berlin’s Terri Nunn and actress-singer Fairuza Balk.
As UnderHaüs ‘ Creative Director, Ward oversees and maintains a unique creative perspective that continues to set UnderHaüs apart from its peers.
MARY TAYLOR is a freelance music, editorial and portrait photographer based out of Austin & Los Angeles. An artist fused within many mediums currently specializing in artistic portrait, band promotion, live concert, fashion and lifestyle. .
Taylor is also a music video producer working in both film and video production; with a background in band/artist development, management, merchandise, touring, promotion, consulting and wardrobe styling.