Moving image artist Max Hattler was educated at Goldsmiths College, Escuela de Cine de Madrid, and the Royal College of Art, graduating with an MA (RCA) in Animation in 2005. He has had solo exhibitions at Tenderpixel, Lumen Eclipse, Media Art Friesland, and Someonesgarden Tokyo, and retrospectives at Image Forum Festival, Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Go Short, and Branchage Jersey Film Festival, among others.
His works have been shown at hundreds of film festivals, as well as in museums and galleries such as the MOCA in Taipei, the Marl Video Art Award, the Yota Space, and the Gasworks Gallery. Awards include those received at St. Louis Film Festival, at Visual Music Award, at Animate OPEN Digitalis, at London International Animation Festival, at Videofestival Bochum, at Videologia, at Skepto Festival, at San Gio Festival and 700IS Art Film Festival. Max Hattler’s films have been included in the touring programmes of EMAF, Videoformes, onedotzero, Resfest, The Animation Show, L’Alternativa, Animac, AURORA, and the British Animation Awards. Max has collaborated with several music acts including Basement Jaxx, Jovanotti, The Eff and Ladyscraper, and he has shown his audiovisual live performances around the world, including the Museum of Image and Sound in Sao Paulo, Electrovisiones Mexico City, the European Media Art Festival, Cimatics Festival, Filmfest Dresden, SuperDeluxe Tokyo, the Big Chill Festival and London’s ICA. He teaches at Goldsmiths College, and is studying towards a Professional Doctorate in Fine Art (DFA) at the University of East London.