Michael Cawood

Michael Cawood

Writer, Director, Producer

HEROmation founder, Michael Cawood, has been creating animated films since 1994. He's a multi-award winning Animation Director with credits in Film, TV, Commercials, Games, Animated Series and Web content.

Julie Pifher

Julie "Pifher" Cawood

Writer, Producer, Development

Julie Pifher is an award-winning filmmaker and author. She’s premiered three short documentaries at the Cannes International Film Festival, one of which won Best in Short Documentary. Julie has developed and sold projects to a variety of networks; Syfy, TLC, LMN, ID, Pivot, History, and Destination America among others.

Feature Films:

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
  • Happy Feet
  • Pete's Dragon
  • Bumblebee
  • Ghostbusters
  • Night at the Museum 3
  • Pirates of the Caribbean 5
  • Lady and the Tramp
  • The Lego Ninjago Movie
  • Narnia: Prince Caspian
  • Divergent


  • Skylanders Giants
  • Kameo
  • Starfox Adventures
  • Rockband 2
  • Megaman: Maverick Hunter
  • Red vs Blue
  • Call of Duty
  • The Club


  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Pokémon Sun and Moon
  • The Great Happyfication
  • Skylanders: Swap Force
  • The Wrong Rock
  • Devils, Angels & Dating
  • The Ocean Maker
  • Panda Pander
  • Napoleon
  • Energizer Bunny


  • The Wrong Rock
  • Tales from the 4th Dimension
  • Love from Mars
  • Sam and the Secrets of the Universe

Festivals and Awards