Mike Milo is an animator, director, writer and producer in the television and computer games industries. He is directing the new series Randy Cunningham, 9th Grade Ninja at Titmouse Inc. for Disney XD. He is also known to have designed the characters for the upcoming Comedy Central series Brickleberry, although he is uncredited. Before that he was a story artist on the show Phineas and Ferb for The Disney Channel and co-wrote nine episodes for that series. Growing up in Old Tappan, N.J., Mike began his animation career in 1990 animating commercials for Broadcast Arts in New York City. Subsequently he worked for Sierra On-Line and Warner Bros., again as an animator working on such hits as Tiny Toon Adventures, Animaniacs, Tazmania, Pinky and the Brain and Histeria. He has also worked for Disney Television, Film Roman, Universal Cartoons, Hanna Barbera, Cartoon Network DIC Entertainment, Mike Young Productions and many other smaller studios.
His first directing job was at Film Roman where he was the Assistant Director on Gracie Film’s The Critic. He created and directed two shorts Bloo's Gang and Ignoramooses for Cartoon Network and went on direct numerous TV shows (some of which he had worked on earlier in his career) such as Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, and Xiaolin Showdown. From there he went on to head up the Animation Department at 3DBob Productions on the The Godman, a Christian feature distributed by Book of Hope International. He was Creative Producer and Director on the Kid's WB show Generation O Recently he created and Directed a cartoon for Nickelodeon and Frederator Studios called Flavio which will be seen as part of the animated series Random Cartoons in 2008. In 2007, he served as Director of animation for Gigapix Studios Gigapix Studios headed by David Pritchard, and has directed episodes of the animated series Chowder for Cartoon Network. Mike attended Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan
Mike Milo is directing and animating five shorts called Childhood Stories for Smosh. The videos can be viewed on Smosh's YouTube page. Most recently he and his wife Laura Milo launched the website Animation Insider which interviews animation artists around the world.
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