Mike started Found in 2008 to bring together his dual passions of filmmaking and animation. With over 15 years industry experience, his skills in creative problem solving and a drive for excellence continue to push the studio forward.

As well as running the studio, Mike is also a passionate film director and specialises in visual storytelling with a strong eye for design and visual effects.

He has directed music videos for global artists such as Ellie Goulding and Take That, as well as a diverse range of innovative films and commercials for the like of Sony Playstation, Microsoft, Fujitsu, Peugeot and Peroni.

In 2013, he created a 25min mixed-media protest film with writer/director Richard Curtis which was projected on the side of the Tate Modern. More recently he won ‘Best British Short Film’ at the 31st Leeds International Film Festival with his debut short film, ‘The Dog and The Elephant’.

 

His skills in creative problem solving and a drive for excellence continue to push himself and the studio forward.