Michael Halley

Michael Halley

Lead Animator

Toronto, Canada Area

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Animator

Asteroid Impact (2020)

Animator

Descendants 3 (2019)

Animator

Zombieland - Double tap (2019)

Animator

The Umbrella Academy (2019)

Animator

The First Purge (2018)

Animator

Siren (2018)

Animator

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

Animator

Nightflyers (2018)

Animator

Hunter Killer (2018)

Animator

Stranger Things (2016)

Animator

Guess with Jess (2009)

Senior Animator

The Shallows (2016)

Senior Animator

Suicide Squad (2016)

Animator

Rupture (2017)

Animator

Dolphin Tale 2 (2014)

Senior Animator

League of Gods (2016)

Animator

The 33 (2015)

Senior Animator

The 5th Wave (2016)

Senior Animator

Descendants 2 (2017)

Senior Animator

Rupture

Animator

The Shannara Chronicles (2016)

Senior Animator

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

Senior Animator

dolphine tale 2

Animator

The Night Before (2015)

Senior Animator

The Expanse (2015)

Senior Animator

Point Break (2015)

Senior Animator

Sleepless (2017)

Senior Animator

The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)

Senior Animator

Heroes Reborn (2015)

Senior Animator

Miracles from Heaven (2016)

Lead CG artist

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004)

Senior Animator

Reign (2013)

Animator

Future Man

Lead Animator

Episode #2.13 (2017)

Senior Animator

Alias Grace (2017)

Senior Animator

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

Senior Animator

the33

Senior Animation artist

Dominion (2014)

Senior Animator

Max Steel (2016)

Senior Animator (Unknown Episodes)

BeastMaster (1999)

Lead Animator (Unknown Episodes)

Amazon (1999)

Senior Animator

Future man

Lead Animator

Babar and the Adventures of Badou (2010)

Lead Animator / Supervisor

Handy Manny (2006)

Lead Animator

Chuck the Truck

Senior Animator

The Backyardigans (2004)

Senior Animator

Get Ed (2005)

Layout and Character Poser

Rupert the bear

Layout and Character Poser

Dog City

Experience in fast efficient animation techniques to enhance and streamline production.
Work History
  • Senior Animation Artist

    SPIN VFX

    February 2015 - Present

    Feature Film
    ...........................................
    In the Tall Grass
    My Spy
    Eli
    Hunter Killer
    The Ottoman Lieutenant
    Sleepless
    Suicide Squad
    League of Gods
    Rupture
    The Shallows
    Miracles from Heaven
    Point Break
    The Night Before
    The 5th wave


    TV movies and Series Animation
    ...........................................
    Raising Dion
    The Purg
    Siren
    Star Trek Deep Space Nine
    The Haunting of Hill House
    Stranger Things Season 3
    Brotherhood
    The First Purge
    Night flyers
    Umbrella acadamy
    The Expanse season 1,2,3,4
    Fear the Walking Dead
    Heroes Reborn
    Alias Grace
    Shannara Chronicles
    Future Man
    Descendents 2.3
    Dominion
    Reign season 1,2,3
    Perf
    Tremors TV pilot

    IMAX
    ..............
    Asteroid Impact

    VR
    ..........................
    Horror game






  • Senior Animator

    Pinewood Toronto Studios

    October 2016 - November 2016
    Toronto, Canada

    Previz on Expanse 2

  • Senior Animator

    Mokko Studio

    June 2016 - June 2016
  • Animation Artist

    Soho VFX

    October 2014 - January 2015

    Feature film Animation
    Max Steel

  • Animation artist

    SPIN VFX

    March 2014 - August 2014

    Feature film Animation
    Dolphin Tale 2
    The 33
    TV Series Animation–90 min. – Action | Drama | Fantasy
    Dominion

  • Animation Consultant

    Beijing DeTao Masters Academy

    January 2014 - January 2014

    Making an assessment and report on current Siva De Tao curricula and recommendations with emphasis on character animation.
    Present a 3 days animation work shop and visiting local companies to gain an understanding of local production issues.

  • Senior Animator and Lead Animator

    Sinking Ship Entertainment

    October 2012 - August 2013

    Dino Dan series

  • Senior Animator

    Pipeline Studios

    December 2011 - May 2012

    The Babar Series

  • Lead Animator / Supervisor

    Pipeline Studios

    February 2011 - December 2011

    Lead Animator / Supervisor on Handy Manny working with Colombian and Canadian animators

  • Senior Animator

    Pipeline Studios

    July 2010 - February 2011

    Chuck the Truck Children Series

  • Senior Animator

    Pipeline Studios

    January 2009 - July 2010

    Babar and Guess with Jess childrens series

  • Animator

    Two Presidents Productions

    July 2006 - April 2008

    Character animator Handy Many for TV series work

  • Animator

    Elliott Animation

    2004 - 2006

    Free lanced on various projects animating

  • Cinematic Animator

    Rockstar Games

    2004 - 2006

    Working on Cinematics for Warriors using a combination of Mo cap and hand animation.

  • Animator

    Red Rover Studios

    2005 - 2005

    Get Ed character animator

  • Lead CG artist

    Photon VFX

    2003 - 2004

    ANACONDA the Hunt for the Blood Orchid
    Design Development and animation of the Anaconda

  • Senior Animator

    Hybride

    January 2002 - July 2002

    Feature Film animation and Visual effects
    Spy kids 2
    Once upon a time in Mexico

  • Lead animator

    Voodoo arts animation

    2000 - 2002

    Alcohol Commercials for Southern USA and south America.
    Creating commercials from scratch. Design and story boarding and working with live action.

  • Freelance Animator

    Tube Studio

    September 2001 - December 2001

    Animation Inuk TV series for CBC

  • Freelance Animator

    Gajdecki Visual Effects

    2000 - 2000

    Modeler and Animation
    Projects: WW3

  • Lead Animator

    Calibre Digital

    1998 - 1999

    Working on Amazon TV series and other VFX and creature animation projects.

  • Lead Animator

    DKP

    1997 - 1998

    Children Animated stories and Commercial Work

  • Lead Animator

    TOPIX

    1993 - 1997

    Commercial work

  • Senior Animator

    Ann imation

    June 1992 - February 1993

    Robo Cop TV series and commercial work

  • Layout and character posing

    Nelvana

    1990 - 1991

    worked on Rupert the bear and Dog city drawing layouts and character posing

Education
  • Sheridan College

    May 1986 - August 1990