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Michel Gagné

Michel Gagne was born in Quebec, Canada. As a young man, he studied animation at Sheridan College School of Visual Arts in Ontario, Canada. In 1985, he began a highly successful career drawing characters, special effects and conceptual designs for companies such as Don Bluth Animation, Warner Bros., Disney, Pixar, Cartoon Network and many more. ... See full bio »

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The Iron Giant
The Iron Giant Visual Effects
Mortal Kombat
Mortal Kombat Special Effects
Demolition Man
Demolition Man Animation Department
Osmosis Jones
Osmosis Jones Visual Effects


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 2018 Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (development artist) (pre-production)
 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie (visual effects designer)
 2016 Battleborn (Video Game) (visual effects art director)
 2011 Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (Video Game) (visual effects supervisor)
 2003-2004 Star Wars: Clone Wars (TV Series) (EFX Design - 20 episodes)
- Chapter 20 (2004) ... (EFX Design)
- Chapter 19 (2004) ... (EFX Design)
- Chapter 18 (2004) ... (EFX Design)
- Chapter 17 (2004) ... (EFX Design)
- Chapter 16 (2004) ... (EFX Design)
 2002 The Powerpuff Girls Movie (effects animation)
 2001 Osmosis Jones (2D effects designer)
 1999 The Iron Giant (effects animator)
 1998 Quest for Camelot (head of effects)
 1995 Animated Stories from the New Testament (TV Series) (effects animator - 1 episode)
- Jesus, the Son of God (1995) ... (effects animator - as Michael Gagne)
 1995 Prelude to Eden (Short) (compositor)
 1994 The Swan Princess (supervising effects animator)
 1994 A Troll in Central Park (special effects animator)
 1994 Thumbelina (special effects animator: Los Angeles)
 1993-1994 Animated Stories from the Bible (TV Series) (effects animator - 3 episodes)
- Elisha (1994) ... (effects animator)
- Esther (1993) ... (effects animator)
- Daniel (1993) ... (effects animator)
 1993 Animated Hero Classics (TV Series) (effects animator - 3 episodes)
- Thomas Edison and the Electric Light (1993) ... (effects animator)
- Florence Nightingale (1993) ... (effects animator)
- President Abraham Lincoln (1993) ... (effects animator)
 1991 Rock-A-Doodle (special effects animator)
 1991 Rover Dangerfield (additional special effects animator - uncredited)
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Michel De Gagné | Michael Gagne | Michel Gagne

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Is the creator/animator of the animated short "Prelude To Eden" a animated alternative take on the big bang.

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