Michael "Mike" Yamada is the Co-Founder of Extracurricular Activities, an Instructor at the Concept Design Academy, and a visual development artist at both Walt Disney Animation Studios and DreamWorks Animation.
He studied Bachelor of Science, Product Design at the Art Center College of Design (2000-2003), and previously worked as a guest lecturer at the California Institute of the Arts (2012), a concept illustrator at Lightstorm Entertainment (2005), and as an Instructor at the Otis College of Art & Design (2004).
|2006||Flushed Away||Visual Development Artist|
|2009||Hotel for Dogs||Concept Artist|
|Monsters vs Aliens||Visual Development Artist|
|2010||How to Train Your Dragon|
|2011||Kung Fu Panda 2|
|Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters|
Additional Visual Development