Mike grew up in small town Ontario cottage country. Following completion of a Bachelor of Arts in History at McMaster University, he attended the Animation Program at Sheridan College part time and then completed his animation training in the Animation program at Capilano College in Vancouver. Mike later completed a residency at the Canadian Film Centre’s Habitat New Media program.
He's since worked on the television shows; Naked News, Sons of Butcher, Adventurers, Sam and Max, Pippi Longstocking, Rupert, Stickin’ Around, Little Bear, Stories of the Seventh Fire, Anne of Green Gables and Roboroach. He has also worked on the feature films, Marco Polo, Return to Xanadu and Osmosis Jones. I wrote, produced and directed the animated pilot Siobhan.
Mike is now devoting his time towards art/media freelance work and doing a variety of artworks in different media.