After Eight Event Productions Team

We are passionate hardworking team
Payman Pakzad

Payman Pakzad

Art Director
Payman is a dedicated, insightful, energetic and sought after event designer, whom exudes creativity and radiates positive energy. As president and founder of After Eight Event Productions, Payman understands the importance of life’s precious moments and dedicates himself to create your vision. With years of experience working for an event rental company, designing large-scale events from the weddings to the entertainment industry, he earned great knowledge in lighting designs and all other technical aspects of event productions.  It is with his passion for designing unique events along with his sharp sensibility and attention to details that After Eight Productions directs, coordinates, orchestrates and choreographs extraordinary events for some of the most elite clients. Payman says ‘’ we are here to make every client's dream become reality. The most rewarding moment in the event production process for me is to see my client’s expression on the night of the event, it’s a priceless moment. ‘’

Shadi H

Shadi H

Event Coordinator and Designer
Shadi was born in born in Hamburg, Germany and raised in Vancouver, Canada. She moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of becoming an architect. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior and Landscape Design with a Minor in Creative Writing at the Otis College of Art and Design. After graduating from college she worked at architectural firms within the Los Angeles area for three years as a project manager, architect, and designer. During this period she helped coordinate social events for friends and family in her free time. This lead her to develop a passion for event planning, and with the positive feedback that she received from the events she helped organize, she decided to pursue a full-time career in event coordination.   She joined the After Eight Event Productions team as an Event Coordinator and Designer as someone who could bring an architectural and interior design background into the team. Shadi specializes in planning, designing, and managing designer social events. With her strong understanding of the relationship between space, lighting, materials and colors, and her commitment to design excellence, she develops creative design solutions through collaboration between her vision and the client’s desires. Shadi’s vision of the ideal event includes applying creative elements into every layer of the design strategy and process.