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Mike Frank Polcino

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Mike Frank Polcino
Crew Information
Male ♂
Job: Layout artist
Animation timer
Assistant director
Birth date: April 27, 1962 (1962-04-27) (age 62)
Number of episodes: 210
Number of comic stories: 3
Seasons active: Season 3 - Present
First short: The Longest Daycare
Most recent short: Rogue Not Quite One
First episode: "Bart the Murderer"
Most recent episode: "Bart's Brain"
Game: The Simpsons Game
First comic: Itchy & Scratchy's Power Tool Safety Tips
Most recent comic: Dr. Crab's Commie Comics
First book: The Simpsons Fun in the Sun Book
Most recent book: The Simpsons Ultra-Jumbo Rain-or-Shine Fun Book

Michael Frank "Mike" Polcino (born April 27, 1962) is an American animator and director for The Simpsons. He serves as a director and animation timer and previously served as a character layout artist, assistant director and retake director. He also served as an artist for Bongo Comics. His brother, Dominic Polcino, is a former The Simpsons director.


Award Year Episode Result
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Animated Program 2021[1] The Force Awakens from Its Nap Nominated
2022[2] When Billie Met Lisa


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Character layout artist[edit]

Background layout artist[edit]

Animation timer[edit]

Additional timer[edit]

Assistant director[edit]


Storyboard cleanup[edit]

Retake director[edit]

Assistant retake director[edit]

Lead animation timer[edit]

Storyboard director[edit]

Animation director[edit]

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Radioactive Man:

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