MIKE VALIQUETTE

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             n award-winning animation producer and director, Mike has been a fixture in the Canadian animation community for almost 30 years.

He pioneered creator-driven and storyboard-driven kids' shows in the late 90's on productions like the cult favourite, Untalkative Bunny, and made his mark in web-based series and shorts for the likes of College Humor and Smosh. Mike currently operates a boutique studio, Go Lucky, out of Ottawa.

 

He is an in demand production and development consultant, focusing primarily on micro-budget features and short films, a respected speaker and guest lecturer, a committed educator, having taught at Algonquin College, Sheridan, and Seneca College, and finally, as the founder and publisher of Canadian Animation Resources/Cartoon North he has spent 14 years advocating and community building in the Canadian animation landscape.

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DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
FILMMAKER

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Having spent most of his career in the kids' TV sector, Mike has recently dedicated himself to his passion projects, primarily short form and micro-budget feature.

Currently in development:

The Girl in the Moon, a 90 minute coming of age story described as Miyazaki/Superheroes.

Voyage of the Intrepid, a nihilistic sci-fi buddy comedy. A darkly humorous take on classic tropes.

Animato Anthropomorfica, a short form examination of anthropomorphic cartoon animal traditions in cartoons.

Go-Man and Ko, grizzled super soldier and brilliant teenage scientist sidekick.

CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION:

TAKING FLIGHT, THE ULTIMATE ALPHA FLIGHT ANIMATED FAN FILM