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Mike Johnson hails from Austin, Texas where he spent a large part of his childhood bending and breaking plastic dinosaurs in a futile attempt to re-create scenes from his favorite Ray Harryhausen films. Many years later, Johnson graduated from Rhode Island School of Design in Film/Animation/Video and moved to San Francisco where he got his big ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride Director
The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas Animation Department
Anomalisa Animation Department
James and the Giant Peach
James and the Giant Peach Animation Department


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 2015 Anomalisa (guest animator)
 2013 What Do We Have in Our Pockets? (Short) (animator)
 1996 James and the Giant Peach (animator - as Michael W. Johnson)
  KaBlam! (TV Series) (additional animation - 3 episodes, 1996) (additional animator - 1 episode, 1996)
- Your Real Best Friend (1996) ... (additional animation - segment "Life With Loopy")
- Not Just for People Anymore (1996) ... (additional animation - segment "Life With Loopy")
- Kablam! Gets Results (1996) ... (additional animation - segment "Life With Loopy")
- All Purpose Kablam! (1996) ... (additional animator - segment "Life With Loopy")
 1996 The Devil Went Down to Georgia (Short) (animator)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (assistant animation rigger - as Michael W. Johnson) / (assistant animator - as Michael W. Johnson)
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 2005 Corpse Bride
 2000-2001 The PJs (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Home School Daze (2000)
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 1996 The Devil Went Down to Georgia (Short) (producer)
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 2006 Danny Elfman Interprets 'The Two Worlds' (Video documentary short)
 2006 Inside the Two Worlds of 'The Corpse Bride' (Video documentary short)
 2006 The Animators: The Breath of Life (Video documentary short)
 2006 Making Puppets Tick (Video short)
 2006 Tim Burton: Dark vs. Light (Video short)
 2006 Voices from the Underworld (Video short)
 2005 The Screen Savers (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 September 2005 (2005) ... Himself

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Michael W. Johnson

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