"Spike & Mike have the incredible ability to recognize talent and films that entertain and they put on an amazing show!"  - John Lasseter, Director Toy Story, Disney Pixar Chief Creative Officer

"I lost 40 Pounds watching Spike & Mike's Festival of Animation!" - Pete Docter, Director of Monsters Inc. & Up.

"Spike & Mike's Festival is a fun and irreverent one of a kind festival.  It provides a wonderful opportunity for animators to strut their stuff." - George Lucas, Idustrial Light & Magic, Lucasfilm LTD

"And on the 13th day, God created Spike and Mike, so sayeth the D."  - Jack Black of Tenacious D, Actor

"Spike & Mike were really the match makers directly for John Lasseter and I finding out about one another."  - Andrew Stanton, Director Finding Nemo

"Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Animation Festival is like Disney with Tits!" - Robin Williams, Actor

"Spike & Mike gave Wallace & Gromit the launch they needed and the lunch I needed!" - Nick Park, Director of Wallace & Gromit, 4 time Oscar Winner

"Do NOT buy their Sick & Twisted DVD!   You're only encouraging them for crying out loud!"  - 'Weird Al' Yankovic

"Spike & Mike's Festival keeps animated short subjects alive and well on the big screen.  Long may it thrive!"  -  Leonard Maltin, Film Critic & Historian

"Spike & Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival ruined my life!"  - Jonathan Davis, Korn

"Thank you Spike & Mike, I wish there was a thousand of you!" - Todd McFarlane, creator of Spawn

"You guys really blazed the trail for independent animation and showed me there was a market for my bizarre, perverted scribblings."  - Bill Plympton

"Dubbed the kings of tasteless toons by animation industry giants!"  - Trevor Groth, Program Director Sundance Film Festival


"I was so knocked out that there was animation like that, and all collected under one banner.  That's why I fell in love with Spike & Mike."  -  Seth Green, Actor, Producer


"I always new that Spike and Mike's Twisted Animation festival was cutting edge! 'Ren and Stimpy' was showcased many years ago when NO ONE even knew what is was!
I was glad to be part of it then,and glad to be part of it now. I had the pleasure of hosting an evening with Spike and loved every bit of the menu of mind bending animated stuff from the many different artists!  Get the DVD's and it will show how nutty cartoons can be!!!!!"  -  Billy West, Voice Actor 'Futurama', 'Ren & Stimpy', 'The Red M&M' and more.


"The Spike N Mike Festival is the last bastion of independent 'creator-driven' and subversive animation. I had a blast participating in the 20th anniversary. I had to look away a couple times though!"  - John K., creator of 'Ren & Stimpy'


"Spike and Mike have been providing a unique and exciting program of outstanding animation for several decades. Along with entertaining audiences with the experience of seeing these great films at a theater, they've given many prominent filmmakers their first start. Flock to the Festival of Animation sez I -- flock!!"

-David Silverman, Director, Producer, The Simpsons.