Max Julian Otto, storyboard artist, concept artist, graphic artist, Leipzig
  • storyboard artist (141)
  • concept artist (4)
  • graphic artist (5)
  • AGD

    About Max Julian Otto

    Max Julian Otto is an internationally working illustrator. Since 1999, he has been drawing storyboards for more than 500 commercials and feature films, worked for various publishing houses, museums and agencies. As scenographer, M.J. Otto worked for various theaters in Germany, amongst others the GRIPS Theater, Berlin. In Addition, he designed costumes and stage for the Valerian Gunia State Theatre in Poti, Georgia, and the Karelian National Theatre Petrozavodsk, Russia. Among others, his works were displayed at the German Film Museum, Berlin, and at the Reiss-Engelhorn-Museum, Mannheim.

    Projects as storyboard artist

    YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
    2018Ziegert - Alles aus einer HandCommercialRoman Prochnow Dog Ear Films
    2018Aldi - Zeit für Neues. CheckerCommercialKai SchonrathCzar [de]
    2018Deichmann - Mach den Sommer legendärCommercial Robin PolakCzar [de]
    2018Aldi - Mehrwert. Q 3CommercialKai SchonrathCzar [de]
    2018A1 TV Kombi - SuperkleberCommercial Robin PolakDas Rund GmbH [at]
    2018Ferrero - Joghurtschnitte. Passt immer dazwischenCommercialBritta KrauseErste Liebe Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
    2018MyToys - SpringCommercial Robin PolakCzar [de]
    2017LaraFeature FilmJan-Ole Gerster Schiwago Film GmbH
    2017Invisible SueFeature Film Markus DietrichOstlicht Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
    2017Mister Spex - Zwei Welten (3 Spots)CommercialAndreas Henn Dog Ear Films
    2017Outfittery - Herbst/Winter. Beste Freunde (3 Spots)CommercialAndreas Henn Dog Ear Films
    2017Lotto - STS-LiedCommercial Robin PolakDas Rund GmbH [at]
    2017Mytoys - Vatertag. ZwillingeCommercial Robin PolakCzar [de]
    2017Audi Q5 - Freedom is callingImage FilmOliver WuerffellPUK - Philipp und Keuntje GmbH [de]
    2017WV Passat GTE - ButtonsCommercialLutz Hattenhauer Film Deluxe GmbH
    2016Katharina LutherTV Movie, ARD [de], BR [de], Degeto [de], MDR [de], SWR [de]Julia von HeinzEikon Süd GmbH [de]
    2016Bionorica - Sinupret eXtract. X es aus! (2 Spots)CommercialWiebke BerndtE+P Films GmbH [de]
    2016Barmer - Jeder hat sein Rezept, gesund zu bleibenCommercial Robin PolakCzar [de]
    2016Barmer - Tut, was ihr nicht lassen könntCommercial Robin PolakCzar [de]
    2016Ebay Plus - Wette. HipsterCommercial Robin PolakCrossing Berlin GmbH

    Projects as concept artist

    YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
    2014Point BreakFeature FilmEricson CoreAlcon Entertainment [us]Konzeptzeichnungen Kostüm
    2014Alles ist LiebeFeature FilmMarkus Goller Henning Ferber Filmproduktions GmbH [de]Concept Art Kostüm
    2014Oskar FeverShort Film Robin Polak C-Films (Deutschland) GmbH
    2010Tom SawyerFeature Film, Degeto [de]Hermine Huntgeburth Neue Schönhauser Filmproduktion GmbH

    Projects as graphic artist

    YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
    2017This is the War Room!Short DocumentaryBoris Hars-TschachotinLiquid Blues Production
    2017Pre-CrimeDocumentary FeatureMultiple Kloos & Co. Medien GmbH
    2013DENZ - D1Corporate FilmAndreas Henn Dog Ear Films
    2013Studio B - HuaweiCorporate FilmAndreas Henn Dog Ear Films
    2007Monogamie für AnfängerTV Movie, arte, SWR [de]Marc MalzeMaran Film GmbH [de]

    Film projects in other capacities

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2016Groupon - Make Your Summer SensationalCommercialAndreas Henn Dog Ear Filmsstoryliner
    2009Der kleine NaziShort FilmPetra Lüschow Kordes & Kordes Film GmbHproduction designer
    2004Don´t be woolishShort Film Max Julian Otto Kordes & Kordes Film GmbHdirector

    Awards

    YearAward
    2018Finalist Comicbuchpreis der Berthold-Leibinger-Stiftung
    2005Gudrun-Wassermann-Buschan-Preis der Stadt Mannheim für Bühnen- und Kostümbild

    Basic data

    NationalityGerman
    LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), German (Native speaker)
    Experience abroadEastern Europe: Estonia, Poland
    Western Europe: England
    Immediate working areaLeipzig
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Saxony
    Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Cologne, Hamburg
    Associations
    • The Network of Independent Designers [de]