Welcome! Chaz Bottoms here - animator, filmmaker, illustrator, character designer, and storyboard artist. Originally from Cleveland Ohio, I received my BFA in Animation from DePaul University in Chicago, IL. Currently living in Los Angeles, CA I am a freelance artist who specializes in animation production, illustration, and storyboard work. My work has appeared in Vibe Magazine, ImFromCleveland.com and Saint Heron.
My short films have premiered around the world, winning various festivals. My short films Hello, Nightmare in Cincinnati, The Creator, Touche Toupee and A Walk to School have premiered in Los Angeles, Arkansas, Cleveland, Michigan, Chicago, Indiana, Florida, and Italy. My film Introvert was apart of Season 6 of ABFF Independent and is currently airing on AspireTV. My 2017 film All Kids Go to Hell is currently on the festival circuit.