Alex Salsberg

Independent Filmmaker & Illustrator

Alex Salsberg is a Boston-based independent filmmaker and illustrator who specializes in directing charming and dynamic animated work.

In addition to his recent films “Curtis” and the award-winning "Class of 84,” Mr. Salsberg has created animation for networks like Nickelodeon, WGBH and MTV, institutions like The Peabody Essex Museum and Boston Children’s Hospital, and recording artists Utkarsh Ambudkar and Billy Ray Cyrus. Mr. Salsberg is most drawn to work that teaches, inspires and entertains.

Mr. Salsberg’s passion for education has led him to design and teach animation classes to students of all ages. As an adjunct at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, he shares perspective and experience from his unique career path with seniors creating their own animated work. Mr. Salsberg’s greatest joy as a teacher is his work with elementary and middle school students, where he seeks to inspire a new generation of kids to fall in love with animated storytelling.

Years of Experience

16 years