Michael Lanigan is a 2012 graduate from Ringling College of Art and Design's Computer Animation program. He is a lover of music, gaming and filmmaking, especially surreal, experimental, and avant garde works. Lighting, cinematography, and storytelling are his main interests, but he has learned and enjoyed every aspect of making films and games.  Coming from a very artistic family and being raised on classic cinema from an early age, he strives to bring a spark of originality and creativity to the medium of Computer Animation.

Influences include: Alfred Hitchcock, David Cronenberg,

David Lynch, Guy Maddin, Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick,

Satoshi Kon, Sylvain Chomet, Terry Gilliam, Tim Schafer,

Tom Waits, Wayne Coyne, Winsor McCay, Wong Kar-wai

mlanigan@ringling.edu                                                                                              © michael lanigan 2016