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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).


Year Title Role
2006 Flushed Away Visual Development Artist
2007 Bee Movie
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
2013 The Croods

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