In 2008, Mike formed Found Studio to bring together his dual passion of filmmaking and animation. He specialises in live-action directing with a strong eye for design and visual effects.
Mike is a passionate director with over 15 years industry experience and has created a diverse range of brand films and commercials including groundbreaking projection-mapping projects for Hiscox and Fujitsu, a film using a car’s reverse parking camera for Peugeot and a 25min protest film with Richard Curtis which was projected on the side of the Tate Modern.
He has directed music videos for global artists such as Ellie Goulding, Take That, Pendulum and Cher Lloyd, was shortlisted for Best New Director at the UKMVA’s and Brit nominated for his Ellie Goulding video ‘Burn’ which has had over a billion views on YouTube.
In 2016, he directed his debut short film, ‘The Dog and The Elephant’, which won the ‘Special Jury Mention’ at The European Independent Film Festival in Paris.
His skills in creative problem solving and a drive for excellence continue to push himself and the studio forward.