Mike Gasaway

Mike Gasaway

Chief Product Officer at Filmatick
Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Cincinnati, Ohio

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About Mike

Mike Gasaway is an award-winning Director with over 8 years of directing/producing experience, specializing in computer animation.
He’s directed more than 20 hours of television and won an Annie Award for Best Children’s Animated Series and was nominated for an Annie Award for Best Directing in an Animated Series.

In 2008, Mike's team of directors was nominated for an Emmy Award® for Outstanding Directing in an Animated Program. The following year, Back at the Barnyard earned an Emmy Award® for Outstanding Animated Program Special Class.
The prequel to his first feature, a short film titled, Help Me First!, was shot in early spring and premiered with rave reviews at Fantastic Fest 2016.

Mike has been teaching animation online for over 12 years. Most of that time is with Animation Mentor as well as teaching individual animation students around the world. In the spring of 2017, Mike started teaching at the University of Cincinnati. He’s helped build the animation program as the only teacher, fostering the Certificate of Animation program within the Digital Media Collaborative.

His first feature film, Beaten Path, is in the middle of securing financing of $2mm. He hopes to shoot the film in the spring of 2021.

Finally, in his spare time, Mike created a software development company called Filmatick. They secured funding from a major grant, employing 6 people. The company’s flagship software, a pre-visualization tool for filmmakers, is now available for purchase.

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  • Beaten Path

    Beaten Path Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror A group of adventure-seeking campers decide to test a local wives’ tale by venturing off a wooded path only to get slaughtered one by one.

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Awards

  • Daytime Emmy Award, Outstanding Animation Special Class
    (2009)

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