At the age of 18, Zsombor Huszka was a professional fencer for the Hungarian National Fencing Team. In 2012, he earned his MSc in Architecture and Engineering at Budapest University of Technology and Economics. After his first art exhibit in 2010, he was chosen to participate at The National Exhibition of Digital Artworks. Since then, Zsombor has worked as a 2D animation director, graphic novel artist and illustrator.
As an artist, he collaborated with Ryan Colucci on R.E.M., which debuted in the fall of 2013 and became a huge crowdfunding success on Kickstarter.
R.E.M. official website: www.remchair.com
He also provided artwork for numerous graphic novels such as Aberrant by Rylend Grant, Noah Dorsey’s mini series: Saint Chaos, Ninja Genesis by Brent Cote and safeKill by Craig von Wiederhold.
He has worked on projects for a variety of Hungarian pop stars, such as animating the music video Love is Overrated for Linda Kiraly, directing the music video for Viktor Kiraly’s Chasing Demons, and illustrating several Hungarian advertising campaigns.
He provided all artwork for With You, an album and subsequent film by Grammy-nominated EDM artist Dirty South. The film debuted at #1 on iTunes in the fall of 2014.
Zsombor’s hand-drawn title sequence for the feature film Suburban Cowboy were nominated for Excellence in Title Design at the 2016 SXSW Festival alongside studio hits Spectre, Avengers: Age of Ultron and the Netflix series Daredevil. His subsequent title sequence for the Orient City short film was nominated in 2018.
In 2016 with Ryan Colucci they made another crowfunding success when the Kickstarter community funded their animated short film Orient City - Ronin and the Princess. They delivered the 19 minutes long movie of traditional 2D animation in 10 months. It is debuting at numerous festivals worldwide in 2017.
Official website: www.enterorientcity.com
Zsombor is currently providing all of the artwork for the film Separation, starring Rupert Friend and directed by William Brent Bell (The Boy, The Devil Inside).
Zsombor's other passions are composing music, playing the harmonica and his cigar box guitar and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.