Samuel Michlap
Samuel Michlap
Concept Design- michlapdesignstudio@gmail.com
TX, United States

Summary

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”.

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Skills

Production DesignArt DirectionSketchingConcept DesignEnvironment DesignVisual DevelopmentTraditional ArtSequential ArtArchitectural DesignTeachingDrawingMatte PaintingPaintingDigital PaintingIllustrationConcept Art

Software proficiency

After Effects
After Effects
Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
Illustrator
Illustrator
Maya
Maya
Modo
Modo
Photoshop
Photoshop
SketchUp
SketchUp

Reel

Productions

  • Guardians of the galaxy 2 movie logo official
    • Movie
      Guardians of the Galaxy 2
    • Year
      2017
    • Role
      Concept Designer
    • Company
      Marvel Studios
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    • Commercial / Advertisement
      Last Days of Ivory
    • Year
      2014
    • Role
      Production Designer, Concept Designer
    • Company
      Annapurna Pictures
  • Boo
    • Movie
      B.O.O (Bureau of Otherworldy Operations)
    • Year
      2020
    • Role
      Production Designer, Concept Designer
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
  • Riseoftheguardians
    • Movie
      Rise of the Guardians
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Concept Designer
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
  • Madagascar3
    • Movie
      Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
    • Year
      2012
    • Role
      Concept Design
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
  • Night of the living carrots poster
    • Movie
      NIght of the Living Carrots
    • Year
      2011
    • Role
      Art Director
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
  • Dantes inferno cover
    • Video Game
      Dante's Inferno
    • Year
      2010
    • Role
      Concept Designer
    • Company
      Electronic Arts
  • Monstersvsaliens
    • Movie
      Monsters vs. Aliens
    • Year
      2009
    • Role
      Concept Design
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
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    • Movie
      AstroBoy
    • Year
      2009
    • Role
      Production Designer, Concept Designer
    • Company
      Imagi International Holdings Limited
  • Sharktale
    • Movie
      Shark Tale
    • Year
      2004
    • Role
      Art Director
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
  • Sinbad legend of the seven seas movie poster 2003 1020233869
    • Movie
      Sinbad legend of the Seven Seas
    • Year
      2003
    • Role
      Concept Design/ Production Design (Uncredited)
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
  • Road to el dorado ver3
    • Movie
      Road to El Dorado
    • Year
      2000
    • Role
      Concept Design/ Assistant AD
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
  • P22187 p v8 aa
    • Movie
      Prince of Egypt
    • Year
      1998
    • Role
      Concept Designer
    • Company
      DreamWorks Animation Studios
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    • Movie
      Hunchback of Notre Dame
    • Year
      1996
    • Role
      Layout Artist
    • Company
      Walt Disney Studios
  • Lionking7
    • Movie
      Lion King
    • Year
      1994
    • Role
      Layout Artist
    • Company
      Walt Disney Studios