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Affirming the legacy of two hustling entrepreneurs with an eye for talent and boundless energy for DIY marketing, Kat Alioshin's Animation Outlaws celebrates the colorful personalities known to fans only as Spike & Mike: two Californians who went from promoting rock shows to assembling a decades-long series of showcases for animated shorts.
‘Animation Outlaws’: How Spike & Mike Turned Indie Shorts Into a Cultural Phenomenon
Without Spike & Mike, two hippie friends from Riverside, California, who pioneered the animation festival in the late ’70s, the indie short wouldn’t have become the cultural phenomenon that has helped shaped the industry today.
Terry Ibele - Animation Industry Podcast
#AnimationOutlaws director #KatAlioshin and #CraigSpikeDecker chat about the early days of underground animation and the #SpikeandMike #AnimationFilmFestivals and the careers they helped launch.
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