About Chris Alzmann
Born in San Fernando Valley in Southern California Christian Alzmann studied Illustration at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Upon graduating he was hired into Industrial Light & Magic’s art department. Tweleve years later he is a Senior Art Director at ILM and has worked on numerous film projects, including A.I., Van Helsing, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars Episode II, War of the Worlds, the fourth installment of Indiana Jones, Transformers, and Rango. As a visual storyteller Christian has also illustrated book covers for Science Fiction and Fantasy novels. His clients include Harper Collins, Penguin Books, IDG and Future Publishing. Christian’s artwork has been featured in Star Wars Mythmaking: Behind the Scenes of Attack of the Clones, Van Helsing: The Making of the Legend, Inside Men in Black II, Exposé and Spectrum 9-16, and The Art of Rango. More about Chris can be found at his website.
Chris is looking to give general career advice for those looking to get into concept design for film. In addition, Chris is looking to help his mentee advance to the next level in their work, whether that’s improving foundation skills, design skills or just organizing a better portfolio.
Maximum Number of Mentees: 2
Maximum Distance: International
Language(s): English only
Preferred Meeting Times: Week nights
To apply to become Chris’s mentee, click here.