Chaz Bottoms

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All Kids Go to Hell World Premiere

The award winning All Kids Go to Hell featured in Toon Boom and AfroPunk

How All Kids Go to Hell went from the classroom to Cannes

A year ago, Chaz Bottoms was graduating from DePaul University's BA in animation. His senior thesis project, a seven-minute short titled All Kids Go to Hell , was just beginning its international journey. The film would go on to be screened across the United States, in Italy and at the 2018 Cannes Festival Corner - successfully bridging the gap between academic and audience acclaim.

MOVIE PREMIERE: "All Kids Go To Hell" after messing with an Ouija Board in this satirical animated short | AFROPUNK

Two kids accidentally ask the devil to adopt them in Chaz Bottom's latest animated short, "All Kids Go To Hell". A satirical film inspired by old-school Warner Bros. animation and Bottom's cheeky imagination, "All Kids" follows the orphaned siblings who unknowingly use an Ouija board and, uh, summon their new parent.

Hooligan Magazine Interview

All Kids Go to Hell Premieres in hometown Cleveland, Ohio! Interview with Cleveland.com

Chaz Bottoms named "Best of Land 2017" for Feeling Groovy music video!

Best Of The Land 2017: Videos

Bone Thugs ft. Tank - If Heaven Had A Cellphone Bizzy Bone & Krayze Bone put out an entire collaborative project this year. The single " If Heaven Had A Cell Phone" got the visual treatment, and the song also features Tank. Nahzzy and Legend team up in their latest drop titled " Energy."

How This Freelance Cartoonist Builds Business Through New Channels ⋆ Nation1099

Chaz Bottoms is an award winning animator/filmmaker and freelance cartoonist based in Cleveland Ohio. His films have premiered nationally and internationally. His work has been featured in Vibe Magazine, Saint Heron and on AspireTV. He is currently freelancing for various short films, as well as developing an animated series and an animated feature.

The track athlete who beat cancer and dreams of an animation career

Googling "Chaz Bottoms" probably isn't a common experience for students at DePaul. If you decided to search that two-word phrase - maybe you overheard someone say it at a party, it's probably a name but you're not entirely sure - what you would find would vary dramatically based on what you clicked on.

CHICAGO BLOCKBUSTER PREMIERE

My film, Blockbuster finished 3rd in the Animation Category at the 2016 Chicago Shorts Film Festival. The film premiered at the Gene Siskel Film Center. Judges consensus was

"Outstanding color and speed. Silly, spirited, and fun subject matter! Chaz Bottoms has the making of the next Sally Cruikshank!"

Thank you!

Chaz Bottoms announces CBTV

BROKEN KNUCKLES FOR THE CREATOR

  THE CREATOR was one of 50 films, and one out of 4,000 submissions to premiere for the online film festival Broken Knuckle

THE CREATOR was one of 50 films, and one out of 4,000 submissions to premiere for the online film festival Broken Knuckle

THE CREATOR GOES TO RHODE ISLAND COMIC-CON

  THE CREATOR has been selected for the 2015 Rhode Island Comic Con Film Festival

THE CREATOR has been selected for the 2015 Rhode Island Comic Con Film Festival

A WALK TO SCHOOL WINS!

  A WALK TO SCHOOL took home its first prize at the Gary International Black Film Festival for Best Student Short. Congrats to the cast!

A WALK TO SCHOOL took home its first prize at the Gary International Black Film Festival for Best Student Short. Congrats to the cast!

A Walk to School and Touche Toupee took home 1st prize at the Spring Creek Film Festival in Arkansas. What an amazing festival!

A Walk to School was selected for the Ohio City Film Festival in Cleveland, OH and premiered this past week in my hometown. That's two festival selections for A Walk to School!


A Walk to School & The Creator have been selected for the 2015 Gary International Black Film Festival! Catch the two films playing from October 11-13 in Gary, Indiana.

Touche Touppe has been accepted into Soo Film Festival, which is in Sault Ste Marie, Michigan! Catch the film playing from September 11-13.

The Creator Official Triller! Look for The Creator coming soon!

The Creator and A Walk To School head to the festival circuit!

The Creator (left) is a live-action-animated hybrid film about a man whose perfect idea is stolen by an evil corporation looking to make a quick buck. A Walk to School (right) is about a boy whose imaginary friend that badly peer pressure hims into doing bad things. Both were nominated for awards at the 2015 DePaul Premiere Film Festival. The Creator for Best Special Effects, and A Walk to School for Best Ensemble Cast! They both look to head into festival circuits. Stay tuned here for more news!