Mike Young is the co-founder and partner of the Company that once bore his name. His first venture into animation came in 1980 when his children's books based on a crime fighting Teddy bear "SuperTed" were picked up by newly founded Welsh Language broadcaster S4C. He founded Siriol Animation, produced SuperTed, Wil Cwac Cwac, Fantastic Max, Fireman Sam and the Fox feature film "Once Upon a Forest."' Today Mike serves as the CEO of the U.S. based Splash Entertainment which also owns a 92% stake in multi-platform Network Kabillion. As such, Mike remains a leading producer of top-quality award-winning CGI and traditional 2D television animation around the globe. Under Mike’s leadership and his partners, Nicolas Atlan and his wife Liz Young, the studio maintains a 24/7 pipeline with its co-production partners throughout the world. Currently in production is “Norm of the North” a full feature film starring Rob Schneider, Heather Graham, Ken Jeong and Bill Nighy for Lionsgate Films.