Michael Cawood is a multi-award winning British Animated Filmmaker with a broad skill set. Having worked in animation since 1994, he's created Films, Commercials, Games, Short Films and Animated Series. He's uniquely skilled in directing remote animation teams through virtual studios, as showcased in his 'Orson Welles Award' winning short film, 'Devils Angels & Dating'.
Name: Michael Cawood
Lives in: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California
Occupation: Animator, Director, Filmmaker, Concept Artist, Editor, Producer, Storyboard Artist and Art Director
Unique traits: Virtual Studio Creator
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Film by Espen Sandberg (Action, Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Art department Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...including him. Captain Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.
Film (Action, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Art department The plot is unknown at this time.
Fast and Furious 7
Film by Proof Previs Artist
Film (short) by HEROmation Head of Story
Film by James Wan (Action, Crime and Thriller) Art department Dominic and his crew thought they'd left the criminal mercenary life behind. They'd defeated international terrorist Owen Shaw and went their separate ways. But now, Shaw's brother, Deckard Shaw, is out killing the crew one by one for revenge. Worse, a Somalian terrorist called Jakarde and a shady government official called "Mr. Nobody" are both competing to steal a computer terrorism program called "God's Eye," that can turn any technological device into a weapon. Torretto must reconvene with his team to stop Shaw and retrieve the God's Eye program while caught in a power struggle between the terrorist and the United States government.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Film by Proof Previs Artist
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Film by MPC Previs Artist
Film by Third Floor Previs Artist
Lostopolis Chapter 3 Tree House
Film (short) (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Fantasy) Animation department When a shy young boy named Ryan and his pint-sized, super-energetic robotic pal, Roboto, accidentally side step the rules of Newtonian physics by bridging the gap between universes, all to avoid a fight with Boofer, the school bully, they are sucked into the world of Lostopolis, the place where everything in our universe goes when it disappears. Written by Anonymous
Devils Angels & Dating
Film (short) by HEROmation Director
Red vs. Blue: Season 10
Film (short) by Matt Hullum (Animation, Action and Comedy) Animation department Witness the gripping and hilarious finale to the Project Freelancer saga, complete with newly animated battle sequences. The world's longest-running web series ever of all time, set in the universe of the enormously popular video game franchise Halo. Written by Anonymous
Video Game (Adventure) Animation department The evil Lord Kaos has returned to Skylands and plans to use The Iron Fist of Arkus to take over Skylands. However, the ancient Giants, the first Skylanders, have returned to join the fight against Kaos.
Red vs. Blue Season 9
Film by Matt Hullum (Animation, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Animation department The Sequel to the Hit Series RED VS. BLUE: REVELATION from the Creators of THE BLOOD GULCH CHRONICLES.
Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise
Video Game (Family) Animation department Add a Plot »
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Film (Action, Adventure, Family and Fantasy) Animation department The four Pevensie children return to Narnia, only to discover that hundreds of years have passed since they ruled there, and the evil King Miraz has taken charge. With the help of a heroic mouse called Reepicheep, and the exiled heir to the throne, Prince Caspian, they set out to overthrow the King, once again with Aslan's help. Written by comicfan
Video Game (Action) Animation department
Film by Animal Logic Animator
Kameo: Elements of Power
Video Game (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Animation department, Cinematographer, Editor Add a Plot »
Star Fox Adventures
Video Game by Lee Schuneman (Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy and 1 More) Animation department, Cinematographer, Editor It has been eight years since Fox McCloud defeated the evil Andross. Since then, the Star Fox team has been on a slow downturn. Falco, a loyal friend of Fox, decided to leave the team in search of new challenges. Peppy, in his old age, quit his duties as a pilot to focus on navigation, and Slippy did likewise, focusing on his technological developments. While Fox and his comrades are recognized as heroes, they've received little in the way of work since Andross's death, and their ship, the Great Fox, has seen much better days. However, one day, as they're approaching Dinosaur Planet at the edge of the Lylat System, they receive a message from General Pepper asking Fox to investigate what's caused the world to suddenly start breaking up and find a way to fix it. At the same time, Dinosaur Planet's inhabitants are under the dictatorial rule of General Scales, whom Fox must contend with in order to complete his mission. And then there's the mysterious Krystal, who became trapped in a ... Written by Anonymous
Film (short) by Michael Cawood (Animation) Writer, Director
Best Animated Short - Rockport Film Festival, Texas
Fantastic International Audience Award - Les Nuits Magiques, Begles, France
Honorable Mention - Santa Monica Film Festival
Orson Welles Award - California Film Awards
Best Animated Short Film - Burbank Film Festival
Award of Merit - Animation - Indie Fest