Michaela Olsen '09 FAV

Mighty Oak

Michaela Olsen is a Creative Director and partner at Mighty Oak, a Brooklyn-based animation studio whose mission is to bring the human touch back into the picture.


Michaela's wonky, award-winning short films have tickled audiences and frightened children at renowned festivals throughout the universe, including Sundance, Ottawa International Animation Festival, Palm Springs ShortFest, OutFest and more.


Michaela leads curated teams of talented makers to create unique, beautiful, and pleasantly weird videos for clients like Netflix, Nick Jr., HBO and Airbnb. A RISD grad, her eye for innovative design and love for the art of stop motion helps her fuse traditional crafty techniques with new technology.