Michael Yates is a story artist and director living in Northern California. He currently works as a story artist at PIXAR Animation Studios where his credits include Cars 3 and the upcoming Toy Story 4.
Before that, Michael worked on Guillermo Del Toro's Trollhunters at DreamWorks Animation Studios. His previous clients include Walt Disney Animation studios and the Cartoon Network series "Craig of the Creek".
He also co-directed the award winning short Legend of the Flying Tomato.