Amos Sussigan (b. 1989 in Switzerland) is a Swiss director/ writer/ visual designer based in Los Angeles.
Amos has always been a restless, creative soul, never interested in the obvious or the easily-obtained. Amos completed his diploma in Languages (Italian, English, Spanish, French, and German) in Switzerland, while working as a graphic designer for his own company. Working at a TV channel soon followed and Amos still collaborates with two of Switzerland’s national radio stations – Rete 1 and Rete 3 as the youngest official Swiss Italian correspondent for Warner Brothers and Fox. On October 31st, 2011, at the age of 22, his first book “The Chocolate Oscar
” got published by the Swiss publishing house “Armando Dadò Editore”, and sold out three times. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and Departmental Award of Academic Excellence in 2013.
He has been internationally awarded for writing and directing his heartfelt animated short “Broken Wing
,“ and “Swan Cake
,” traveling to more than 40 International film festivals around the world, including 4 major Acadademy Awards Qualifiers. Amos has been hired to art direct “Aria for a Cow
” one of the last songs of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (“Beauty and the Beast,” “The Little Mermaid”), and produced by associate producer Connie Thompson (Frankanweenie). After working for two years and a half at Paramount Pictures, he is now a concept artist at Warner Brothers and keeps working as freelance director for artists such as Joe Brooks, Tammin Sursok (Pretty Little Liars), Caleb Hyles, Sinplus, and Luca Hänni.