Chris Thunig was the co-art director on Blizzard’s Shadowlands Cinematic. In the eleven years prior, he art-directed the majority of World of Warcraft as well as Diablo 3 cut scenes. Most recently, he was involved as the Co-Art Director of the Diablo 4 announcement trailer. He also acted as the production designer on a number of not yet published Blizzard animation projects. A native of Germany and a naturalized US citizen, Chris got his start as a storyboard and concept artist in Berlin and Potsdam and later expanded into digital matte painting, working in motion picture post-production and visual effects at Duran-Dubois in Paris, France before moving on to MPC in London, United Kingdom. In 2006, Blizzard Entertainment’s Cinematics Department hired him as a digimatte artist in Irvine, California. At Blizzard, Chris is currently heavily involved in the concept art and preproduction process for a number of unannounced animation projects.
Computer Animation Festival - Electronic Theater