Michel Gagné is an accomplished animator who has worked for Don Bluth Studios, Warner Bros., Disney, Pixar, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and contributed to twenty feature films including The Iron Giant, Osmosis Jones and Ratatouille.
“Insanely Twisted Shadow Puppets” is a series of interstitial animations that Gagné created for Nickelodeon’s “Halloween Shriekin Weekend” in 2005. He has posted the “Director’s Cuts” of these animations (they are not necessarily the ones shown on the network.
Creator, Producer and Director
One of the original animation ideas was deemed too scary for the show by Nickelodeon–he has put up the storyboards & soundtrack of this version on his site, so you can see why.
Gagné’s diverse creative work also includes writing and drawing an incredibly cute fox named Rex: