ILM Senior Art Director Christian Alzmann will give a presentation on the role of the Art Department in the creation of visual effects.
After graduating from The Art Center in Pasadena Christian Alzmann was hired into Industrial Light and Magic's art department. 16 years later, he is still with ILM and now a Senior Art Director. He has worked on numerous film projects including A.I., Men in Black 2, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars Episode Two: Attack of the Clones, War of the Worlds, the fourth installment of Indiana Jones, Transformers and Star Trek 2. Christian is currently working on Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens and Warcraft.
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. Christians personal work can be found in his book: Tales: The Art of Christian Alzmann, available on his web www.christianalzmann.com.