Mike has contributed to a huge number of blockbuster animation features of the past five years, providing support and structure through the animation pipeline at multiple major studios. His skills in pipeline management and development also translate well to his course instruction at Gnomon.


Big Hero 6 (Pipeline TD)
Frozen (Pipeline TD)
Wreck-It Ralph (Pipeline TD/Stereoscopic Layout Artist)
Tangled (Pipeline TD)
Bolt (Stereoscopic Pipeline TD)
Meet the Robinsons (Stereoscopic Pipeline ATD)

Work Experience

Pipeline TD, Paramount Animation Studios
Pipeline TD, Walt Disney Animation Studios
Stereoscopic Layout Artist, Walt Disney Animation Studios
Visual Effects Artist, Sassoon Film Design


Gnomon School, Certificate in High-End Computer Graphics, 2004 – 2005
ITT Technical Institute, AAS in Computer Aided Drafting & Design, 1994 - 1995

Awards & Recognition

Winner, Best Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project, VES Awards, 2006