Alp Allen Altiner is an American worldwide published Visual FX Art Director, and Conceptual Designer with over ten years of experience in the Feature Film, Video Game and Advertising Industry. He is also an Instructor for Visual FX related work, where he taught photo real matte painting techniques at Gnomon School and Art Center College of Design in California and numerous workshops. His career started in Multimedia, design and then Comics where he worked for publishers such as Todd McFarlane, Image Comics, Top Cow Productions, DC and Marvel. He worked and trained directly at the Top Cow Studio in Santa Monica where he pursued his childhood dream working with Marc Silvestri and his art team. In 2008 he published his self financed independent Comic Book " Team 14 " which sold out nationwide in the US and Canada. Today he is working as the Lead Concept Designer at Electronic Arts a Video Game Developer and Publishing company at their Montreal studio.