Chris Bishop is an independent artist and animator currently based in Los Angeles. With a primary focus on animated film, he specializes in story art, concept art, and character animation.

His films have screened and received accolades at numerous prominent festivals, including the 2012 Prix Ars Electronica Award of Distinction for his latest project, Caldera. Chris also has several years of teaching experience in animation, both at the University of Massachussetts and at Hampshire College.

He is most interested in using animation to explore topics of social criticism and philosophy while testing the boundaries of conventional narrative.