About the author

Hi! I'm Mike Egan.

I'm a video editor / motion graphics animator.

I also sporadically make things on the internet.

Here's a bit about me!


Video Editing: Adobe Premiere; Short-form social videos, vertical video, promos, commercial ad campaigns, brand films, short films, short and long-form documentaries.

VFX/Motion Graphics: Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator; Chroma keying, motion tracking, rotoscoping, motion design, animation.

Writing: Dream Avenue; Non-fiction and fictional video scripts, reviews, editorial, aggregation.

Photography: 35mm film on Olympus OM-1 and Jazz Jelly 207, largely w/ Lomography film; Digital on Canon 70D and iPhone 12 mini.

Web Design: Not much more than what you see on this website.

Languages: English (fluent), Japanese (beginner), German (high school was a long time ago).


Currently making

📝 Blogging @ Dream Avenue

🌞 The Boktai Database

📺 Eganworks on YouTube [hiatus]

🏃‍♂️ Motion Graphics/Animation

🔴 Streaming on Twitch

💸 Work that keeps me alive

Currently playing

🎮 Cyberpunk 2077 [PC]

🎮 Dragon Quest XI S [Switch]

🎮 Risk of Rain Returns [PC]

🎮 Sea of Stars [Switch]

🎮 Sonic Superstars [PC]

🎮 Super Mario Bros. Wonder [Switch]

🎮 TIE Fighter (1998) (Replay)[PC]

Currently watching

📺 Cado Plays Final Fantasy Tactics [Remap]

📺 Star Wars Rebels (Season 2)

Currently listening


🎧 A More Civilized Age

🎧 Comedy Bang Bang

🎧 Remap Radio

🎧 Shift-F1

🎧 Threedom

🎧 Underunderstood


🎵 90.9FM WDCB Jazz & Blues - 'Chicago's Home for Jazz!'

🎵 Talking Heads

🎵 They Might Be Giants

Currently reading

📚 A Profound Waste of Time Vol. 2

📚 [Lock-on] Vol. 1-4 by Lost in Cult

📚 The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin



Star Wars: TIE Fighter (PC, 1998)

Megaman Battle Network 2 (GBA, 2001)

Boktai 2 (GBA, 2004)

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II (PC, 2004)

Civilization V (PC, 2010)

Quadrilateral Cowboy (PC, 2016)

Kentucky Route Zero (Switch, 2020)

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut (PC/Switch, 2021)


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Amelie (2001)

Castle in the Sky (1986)

Chungking Express (1994)

Star Wars (1977)

Stop Making Sense (1984)

Wallace & Gromit: The Wrong Trousers (1993)


Adventure Time (2010-2018)

Breaking Bad (2008-2013)

Better Call Saul (2015-2022)

Cowboy Bebop (1998-1999)

Seinfeld (1989-1998)

The X-Files (1993-2002)

Twin Peaks (1990-1991, 2017)


The Suburbs - Arcade Fire (2010)

The Information - Beck (1996)

Brill Bruisers - The New Pornographers (2014)

Stop Making Sense - Talking Heads (1984)

Apollo 18 - They Might Be Giants (2013)

Band on the Run - Wings (1973)


The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (2001)

Shades of Grey (2009)

That is All (2011)

PC Build

CPU: AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X

GPU: MSI Ventus GeForce RTX 3080

Motherboard: MSI PRO TRX40 PRO 10G

RAM: 64GB (4x 16GB) Corsair DDR4-2666

Storage: WD Black 1TB M.2 NVMe, WD Blue 1TB 2.5" SSD, WD Red Plus 14TB 7200RPM 3.5" HDD

Case: Corsair 4000D Airflow


💌 Email: mike [at] eganworks [dot] com

📝 Blog: My proper Wordpress blog, where I put effort into my posts.

🥚 Cohost: Current social site of choice.

🐘 Mastodon: Another way to follow things I do.

📺 YouTube: Shorts, video essays, and vlogs. I used to be very active here.

🏃‍♂️ TikTok: Motion graphics + animation. Not super active.

🔴 Twitch: Occasional streams of Sonic the Hedgehog and other games.

🎮 Backloggd: Logging and sometimes reviewing the games I play.

🍿 Letterboxd: Logging and sometimes reviewing the movies I watch.

💾 Neocities: My profile on this website's host, Neocities!

💼 Portfolio: Freelance video editing and vfx work.