Importance of a good script and story line can never be over emphasised...
2012 australian writers guild award “flea-bitten!” Co-head writers with ray boseley (award given to ray boseley, we could not take award because we are not australian citizens)
2009 – winner – pulcinella award (cartoons by the bay) for best tv series (“cosmic quantum ray”)
2008 emmy nomination – writing in animation - “jakers!”
2008 silver hugo award – chicago film festival - “cosmic quantum ray”
Featured video commentary on 2008 time –warner release of box set for “the real ghostbusters”
2008 golden angel award – “the wumblers”
Silver award winner 2008 new york festival 2008 tv broadcasting awards (“growing up creepie”)
2007 emmy awards - 2 nominations (“growing up creepie” & “toddworld”)
Winners: 2007 pulcinella award for best script, italy “cartoons by the bay” (“growing up creepie”)
Winners: 2006 emmy for animated series (“jakers!”)
Finalists: 2006 humanitas award (“toddworld”)
Winners 2005 bafta (“jakers!” Episode “rock around the cluck”)
Nominees: 2005 emmy for animated series (“toddworld”)
Finalists: 2005 humanitas award (“toddworld”)
Nominees: 1999 western writers of america spur award
Winners: 1990 scottish bafta - animation
Nominated: 1990 british bafta – animation
Series and features
Six-cylinder samurai – original animation series. Developed in partnership with bioscopewala animation and green gold, india. Sci-fi/action/comedy series created by hickey & mccoy in association with marc lumer.
The dragon spell. Baboon animation (new york). Writers on feature film for ukraine production.
Untitled live-action sci-fi/soccer (football) series. Toon goggles. Bible. Script
Magicbusterz. Action comedy for ages 6-9. Aadarsh ltd. Bible. Animated.
Jack/chaos. Action comedy for aadarsh ltd. India. Bible. Animated.
Shemaroo kids/the neighborhood. Pre-school comedy for shemaroo ent., india. Bible and scripts. Animated.
We are one. Development of animated feature film for gurukesh khopatkar. U.k. And india.
Mitch. Original 1-hour live-action comedy. Currently with asib (and so it begins) productions, los angeles.
Hollyweird. Live-action feature film. Currently under option to asib (and so it begins) productions.
Untitled comedy. Baboon ent. New york. Animated. Co-development. Currently under nda.
Chicken guard!!! Action comedy for shemaroo ent., india. Bible and scripts. Current.
Annie, ben and mango series for youtube channel, produced by yoboho/hooplakidz. Also voice-directing. Current.
“insectibles” – freelance writers for animated series produced by one animation (singapore) and ki.ka (germany). Current.
Untitled prime-time live-action/animation – adult series for prime-time broadcast currently under nda.
“the clangers” - nbc/universal/cbbc – consultants/episodic writers, and under contract for original dialog for william shatner (narrator of u.s. Version of british series).
“birds and bees” – original animated feature story written for the assorted nuts animation studio in association with fonda snyder/rainmaker prods.
“hollyweird” – original animation series in partnership with marc lumer (original idea by marc lumer). Adult animation about the rebuilding of hollywood after a world-wide “entertainment” disaster. Currently in discussions with indomnia media international.
“the game” – original animated series optioned to the assorted nuts studios. 2013
“monkey business” – the assorted nuts. Writers/consultants
“sabrina, the teenage witch” - 2012 production/2013 release - moonscoop –
Airing 2013 on disney worldwide and the hub (u.s. Only)
Developers/head writers. Update and re-branding of the classic comic book/tv series.
“pinocchio” - woodface productions - u.k./italy
Modern retelling of classic children's story. Done with the
Cooperation of the collodi foundation. 3 one-hour direct-to-dvds.
"fleabitten!" - moody street kids - australia
-Head writers/co-developers for series of 52 12-minute episodes.
“chi rho” – ki.ka/cross media – germany
Action-comedy retelling of the classic bible stories with “progressive” theological curriculum. Principal writers/story editors/series consultants. Currently the #1 children's show in germany.
“cosmic quantum ray” – mike young productions/ moonscoop/ki.ka/m6/the hub network
Producers/writers/developers/head writers action/adventure/comedy cgi series that
Introduces children7-14 to the “fun” theories of
Quantum physics. 26 half-hours.
“voltron: the third dimension” mike young productions/world events
Writers. New 3-d computer animation production of the
Series. #1 weekly syndicated animation.
"maya the bee" - studio 100 - france/germany
Lionel train project – 1 hour direct-to-dvd movie.
“chi rho – the movie” – ki.ka/cross media – germany
Movie adaptation of series mentioned above.
“patty’s pets” – playhouse/disney
”hydro-attack” – mike young productions/dracco.
Producers/writers/developers of toy-based action/comedy series.
“mighty boltz” – david m. Kahn productions
Producers/developers/writers. Created by david m. Kahn; david m. Kahn productions, llc.
“jakers!” – mike young productions/pbs. Cgi comedy
Series based on popular irish property. Writers. Exclusive writers of mel brooks’ and joan rivers’ dialog for series characters “wiley” and “shirley”. Emmy winner 2006. Emmy-nominated 2008.
“growing up creepie” – mike young productions/discovery kids.
Multiple-script writers for comedy/horror series. Emmy nominee 2006 special category animated series.
“the wumblers” – silly goose/tbn
Pre-school fantasy series. Writers/developers.
“weasel patrol” – cartoon network.
“toddworld” – mike young productions/discovery kids.
Writers for animation series. Nominated for
2005 & 2006 emmy award; 2005 & 2006 humanitas award finalists.
“dibo” – ocon animation studios (korea)
Series writers. Pre-school series.
“skunk-fu” – cartoon saloon, ireland/bbc/hoek, line and
Animated comedy/kung-fu series.
Developers and series writers. Created the series’ title.
“dee-dee” – cosgrove hall, u.k.
Pilot writers. Pre-school series for girls.
“percy fisher” – adult animation. Zombie/milkshake prods. U.k.
Short 3d animation available on request.
“max and the mechanicals” – mike young productions/sony/pbs
Sci-fi comedy that teaches children how things work.
“tutenstein” – discovery
Writers for 2005 series.
“invisible i.n.k.” – hoek, line and thinker.
Action-comedy. Brought in to re-work series bible and
Write pilot script.
“the snow queen” - animated feature. Bumper films, wales.
Stop-motion/cgi animation. Writers.
“santa claus and elfman” – mike young productions.
Treatment “doctors” for
Animated feature script.
“junk planet” – optical image u.k.
Writers/developers. Sci-fi, cgi series for boys
“dive! Olly! Dive” – mike young productions/s4c wales.
Developers and pilot writers of cgi pre-school series.
“zip drive” – epoch ink. Co-developers of new series for cartoon
Network. Co-developed with bob burden (“mystery men”,
“flaming carrot”) and joe pearson (“captain simian and the
“monster in my pocket” – peak entertainment
Developers/writers of series based on popular collectible line of toys.
“butt ugly martians” - mike young prods/just group
Developers/producers/writers. Itv england/nickelodeon.
"ultra guardians" - parkville prods./impact 2000
Writers/developers of 26-episode cgi sci-fi series for spring
2003. Pilot episode available on request.
“gary spangle and continuity capers” - channel 4 england.
Writers for prime-time interstial animation featuring the world’s
Most disgusting gameshow host. September 2000.
“astro boy” - sony. New series based on the classic japanese
Anime character. Hickey & mccoy were the first american writers
To write a japanese-produced anime.
“clifford” – mike young prods/scholastic/pbs. Pbs
Animated series based on the childrens book series.
Writers – 2 episodes.
“menasaurs” – mike young prods. Developers for cgi
“x-men: evolution” – marvel/warner bros.
“horrible histories” - scholastic/discovery kids/
Mike young productions
Writers of one of the series pilots.
“roswell conspiracies” - bkn network.
“starhill ponies” - s4c, bbc, just group
Developers/writers for 16 episodes.
"the real ghostbusters" - abc/syndicated
18 episodes. On-screen commentary on the dvd boxed set.
“kidd video” – saban/nbc
Supervising producers/creative consultants for animated
Series based on a live-action rock band created by haim saban.
“the legend of lochnagar" - weekend special, abc 1993
1993 & 1994 bafta nomination
(s4c wales/siriol animation). Written with his royal
Highness, the prince of wales, and jocelyn stevenson.
"p.j. Sparkles" (as writers and associate producers)
(mattel/brentwood funnies) in syndication with
"little dracula halloween special"
(hahn productions/bandai) halloween 1991 on the fox
“mitch” – one-hour comedy-fantasy series. Live action/cgi (title character) series. Available.
“super sportlets” – moonscoop/workout factory.
Live-action with animation elements. 2nd season complete
Re-workng of live-action health and fitness comedy for 6-9 year olds. Story editors and head writers.
“dead man’s gun” - showtime
“sisters of mercy”
"f/x" tv series. Fireworks
"robocop, the series" - skyvision/rysher ent.
"robocop vs. Commander cash"
"the tin man"
[also created and wrote the commander cash commercial parodies
(sitcom development for fries ent. Co-created with
"welcome back kotter" creator alan sacks. Starring
Joe walsh from the eagles band.)
“animal antics” - cambridge films/mike young prods.
Writers. Pilot episode. Live-action animal documentaries with
"the weird al show"
(comedy-music-animation variety show). Co-created
With "weird al" yankovic, jay levey, and mike
(comedy-drama for channel four, england)
"goin' to the chapel"
(sitcom development for hahn productions)
(science fiction series for zodiac
Productions/central tv - great britain)