Alex Mapar is an Australian director, illustrator and animator working across short film, commercials, branding and print. He is also a 2011 Art Directors Club Young Gun that now calls the bright lights of Brooklyn, NY home. Over the past twelve years he’s built a widely seen folio of projects for the likes of NBC, Toyota, Disney, National Geographic, Red Bull and MTV as well as many others. He's also developed a particular soft spot for graphic illustration, cel animation and stop motion, as well as for helping meaningful non profits and working on his own arts practice alike.

Alex prizes his Cintiq, camera and hand crafts equally, and appreciates the restorative powers of the great outdoors and exploring New York City. He also has a deep love for music, books and Szechuan cuisine, but warns you not to serve him chicken feet lest you fancy turning his tummy.

Meet Internet Explorer: Microsoft's Meet IE illustration/web playkit for Digital Kitchen Seattle. (Agency: Digital Kitchen, Client: Microsoft, 2013)