Chaz Bottoms (BFA '16)
Owner, CBA Studios; Character Designer, Nickelodeon Animation Studio
Chaz Bottoms is a director, animator, writer and owner of CBA Studios, a boutique animation studio based in Los Angeles that strives to represent diversity on screen and behind the scenes. He has collaborated and produced content for Springhill, Adult Swim, Steve Harvey Global, Bleacher Report, John Legend, Samantha Bee, Sony Music, Columbia Records, Atlantic Records, and Snapchat. Bottoms' next short film, BATTU: An Animated Musical is coming in 2021. He is currently a character designer for Nickelodeon Animation Studio.