Production and Concept Designer Samuel Michlap has spent the last 24 years working in the Animation, Themed Entertainment and live action industries. Some of his clients include The Walt Disney Studios, DreamWorks Feature Animation, Disney’s Imagineering, Sony Pictures, Reelfx, Warner Brothers, and most recently with Director Kathryn Bigelow on a PSA Concerning the Ivory Trade. Some of his credits include “Lion King”, “Prince of Egypt”,”Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas”, “Rise of the Guardian’s” and Madagascar 3: Europe’s most Wanted”.
Giving back as a teacher, Sam has been an instructor at Art Center College of Design since 2000 and is currently teaching online with LAAFA.
In addition to his film work, Sam has enjoyed a successful Fine Art career and has exhibited his work in galleries throughout the country.
Sam is currently working in the live action world as a senior concept designer on Marvel Studio’s upcoming sequel “Guardian’s of the Galaxy 2”.