When DISNEY CHANNEL rebranded itself with new leadership and a new slate of programming, his live action arts education television series, Out of the Box, debuted as the network’s top rated daytime series, a position it maintained for seven seasons and 100+ episodes, for which he won three PARENTS’ CHOICE AWARDS.
His books helped launch the imprint HARPERFESTIVAL – a merchandise oriented brand of the mega publisher HARPERCOLLINS. He authored more than 18 books and toured 45 cities promoting the brand to press and retailers. Other books and publishers followed. His ten newest books recently launched from publisher KIWI STORYBOOKS.
When the MIAMI DADE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS and the ARSHT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS wanted a program that would be as exceptional as the Broadway touring productions that came through their venue, Douglas Love launched "Learning Through the Arts".
The program, now in its ninth year, brings every 5th grade student in Miami Dade County (25,000 annually) to see a multi-million dollar rock musical production of the Odyssey - supported by curriculum from Love’s WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA product.
When ORGANIC VALLEY - North America’s largest farmer-owned organic dairy – wanted to brand their name on a product to promote a meal tradition around the celebration of Earth Day, Douglas created a multi-media game promotion. Now in its 10th year of distribution, it has achieved more than 28 million press impressions.
When STONEYFIELD FARMS/DANON wanted to launch their organic Greek yogurt, OIKOS, Douglas created a live arts guerilla branding campaign, featuring sampling with a live action play produced in parks and festivals throughout key cities and at trade expos.
ANSCHUTZ FILM GROUP/WALDEN MEDIA built Love a $27M theater to develop new properties for the parent company’s global brand and network of entertainment complexes and performance centers. Love created and produced 8 original family musical productions and ran the new venue as the chief executive of WALDEN FAMILY PLAYHOUSE