Mike Robbins

Creative Technologist
Helios Design Labs

Mike is Creative Technologist and a partner at Helios Design Labs, where he has been for the last 15 years. He oversees the interactive part of Helios' creative output. Recent projects that he has worked on in include After the Storm with Andrew Grace, This Changes Everything, Highrise with Kat Cizek and the NFB, Offshore with Brenda Longfellow, 17,000 Islands with Thomas Østbye and Edwin, World Online Orchestra with the Copenhagen Phil among others. The work has collectively won a number of major awards and nominations and has been featured in such venues as IDFA, Sheffield DocFest, smartFip@, Bristol iDocs and others, including a nomination for activism (with Offshore) at 2014 SXSW Interactive awards. Mike studied visual Arts at York University in Toronto, and picked up his computer skills on the job at Helios.