Dec 8, 2009
Born in East Moline, Illinois, Mike Roush found
his way to California, earning his BFA in Animation from California State
Mike Roush has been with Titmouse Shorts, Inc., contributing storyboards, design, and animation to high profile TV, music video and commercial clients and serves as Supervising Animator on [adult swim]’s smash hit Metalocalypse.
Mike made his directorial debut with The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl – an innovative blend of live action elements and unconventional Flash animation.
The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl has screened many film festivals worldwide like Annecy, Palm Springs, and the Fantasia Film Festival.
The Hidden Life of the Burrowing Owl has won many awards including the Headtrip Audience Choice Award in the MergingArts Short Short Story Film Festival.