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Michael "Mike" Mullen has worked in the animation industry since 1996, most often as a storyboard artist and animation director. On The Mighty B!, he storyboarded "A Pirate's Life for B" alongside David Gemmill.

Career

He graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1998, earning himself a degree in character animation.[1] One of his earliest works was providing additional animation to the 1999 film The Iron Giant.[2]

Mullen received a Daytime Emmy Award for directing episodes of Rugrats in 2003.[3] He directed episodes of The X's,[4] and later worked on Tak and the Power of Juju.[5]

He was a director on Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness,[6] where Mullen was nominated for an Annie Award for best storyboard work[7] and another for directing.[8] He storyboarded episodes of Star vs. the Forces of Evil, one of which was shown at the Annecy Film Festival.[9]

References

  1. Michael Mullen - Director - Titmouse. LinkedIn. Retrieved August 17, 2021.
  2. Beck, Jerry (October 28, 2005). The Animated Movie Guide. Page 125. Chicago Review Press. International standard book number 9781569762226.
  3. Baisley, Sarah (May 12, 2003). Rugrats & Teacher's Pet Take Top Daytime Animation Emmys. Animation World Network. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  4. Perlmutter, David (May 4, 2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Page 714. Rowman & Littlefield. International standard book number 9781538103746.
  5. Tak and the Power of Juju "Big Boss Brawl". Annecy Film Festival. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  6. Perlmutter, David (May 4, 2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Page 348. Rowman & Littlefield. International standard book number 9781538103746.
  7. Giardina, Carolyn; Zakarin, Jordan (December 3, 2012). Disney Leads Annie Award Best Picture Nominations. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  8. Milligan, Mercedes (May 1, 2014). ‘Peter Rabbit’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Noms. Animation Magazine. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  9. Star Vs. The Forces of Evil "Party with a Pony". Annecy Film Festival. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
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