Mike Dobson of MINDmediaworks will be giving a free workshop on how to do storyboards and graphic novels at the Fancy Pants cafe (807 King St. Bridgewater) as part of the Afterglow Festival in Bridgewater on Sept. 30th from 6pm to 11pm. All materials provided free.
MIND is Mike Ian Noble Dobson. His studio MINDmediaworks is open for commissions in Animation, Art, Design, Direction, Editing, Historic Research, Illustration, Instruction, Production, Sculpture, Storyboards and Writing.
Mike grew up near the shores of Georgian Bay in Ontario, Canada. Following completion of a Bachelor of Arts in History at McMaster University, he attended the Animation Program at Sheridan College part time. Mike then completed his 2D animation and pre-production training in the Animation program at Capilano College in Vancouver. He later completed a residency at the Canadian Film Centre’s Habitat New Media program. He has instructed at The DaVinci Instiute, the Art Institute of Toronto and Sheridan college.
Mike illustrated the graphic novel Dirlewanger and two books of the Moti the Mouse series. He worked on the television shows; Z.O.S., Naked News, Sons of Butcher, Adventurers, Roboroach, Sam and Max, Pippi Longstocking, Rupert, Stickin’ Around, Little Bear, Stories of the Seventh Fire and Anne of Green Gables. He also worked on the feature films, Marco Polo, Return to Xanadu and Osmosis Jones.