Mike is a veteran of the entertainment industry where he specialized in visual effects. Mike has a B Sc. and masters from Sydney University, where he currently has a PhD fellowship. His research looks into interactive real-time photoreal faces as a new form of human-computer interface.
Mike has worked in R&D and in production, winning an AFI and being nominated for a Primetime Emmy. He has worked as a compositor, vfx supervisor and second unit director on various productions and TV shows. He is well known for his work as a writer, consultant and educator with the websites.