Michael has a background in Animation with a degree in Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects from Ulster University. His career began on the set of HBO’s Game of Thrones’ Season 5 before making the jump to THE THIRD FLOOR in 2017, where he continued to work on all subsequent Game of Thrones seasons.
He is an experienced senior-level artist and a core part of The Third Floor’s Virtual Production team, with a wealth of on-set experience, ranging from on-set techvis to motion capture and motion control. Some of his credits include the above-mentioned Game of Thrones, Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, Dumbo and Beauty and The Beast.
His key strengths include animation, on-set support and both creative and technical problem solving.
Upcoming Apple TV Project (Virtual Production Supervisor)
The Eternals (Lead Visualization Artist)
The Nevers (Mid Level Visualization Artist)
The Kingsman (Mid Visualization Artist)
The Old Guard (Motion Control TD)
Fantastic Beasts and The Crimes of Grindelwald (Mid Level Visualization Artist)
Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker (Motion Control TD)
Game of Thrones S8 (Motion Control TD)
Dumbo (Motion Control TD)
Christopher Robin (Mid Level Visualization Artist)