‘In this moment of unprecedented prosperity and technological advancement, we find ourselves in a paradox: we are divided.’
Inspired by recent paradigm shifts in global politics, Other Side is a full CG-animated short film exploring the increasing divide between social groups and ideologies. In questioning the dominance of ideas such as meritocracy and individuality, Other Side suggests the possibility of alternative ways to think, and to live.
Written and Directed by: Thom Haig Lead 3d Artist: Thom Haig Script: Sara Stafford Original Score and sound design: Wesley Slover Simulation Artist: Ben Watts Character animation: Can Erduman & Tom Stratford Screen Graphics: Gordon Spurs & Thom Haig Voiceover: Matt Abbott 3D Asset Development: Patrick Letourneau & Ondrej Zunka
'An impossible series of accidents and choices, of mistakes and triumphs.'
Only Now is an abstract exploration of how an awareness of the improbablitly of being here can lead to a sense of gratitude.
By Thom Haig (thomhaig.com) Script: Sara Stafford Music and Sound Design: Wesley Slover Voiceover: Kitty Colquhoun, Matt Abbott
‘The increasing approximation of something more complex.’
Becoming One is a full CG-animated piece exploring the relationship between connectivity and individuality. Making-of and breakdowns available at becoming-one.net
By: Thom Haig (thomhaig.com) Script Editor: Sara Stafford Sound designer: Wesley Slover Voiceover: Matt Abbott
MoGrafik / Thom Haig latest reel This reel features both commercial work from recent jobs, as well as self initiated projects. More of my work available at thomhaig.com Music: 'Elliptic' by Vessels
Working with Aixsponza studio, I directed this film for Nike: a visual exploration, demonstrating the key features of the Nike Air Presto.
Ben & Jerry's: One Sweet World
Working with Nice and Serious, I worked as 3d artist on this film for Ben and Jerry's. One Sweet World tells a story of hope overcoming hate, and unity overcoming separation at a time where fear and hatred are on the rise.
We created two more of our moving wallpapers for Pro7. Fluffy soft shapes and hard glass object it is this time, both illuminated from within.
Client: ProSiebenSat.1 TV Deutschland GmbH Artists@Aixsponza: Christian Tyroller, Manuel Casasola Merkle, Thom Haig
London Sci-Fi Titles
Opening film for the London festival of Science Fiction 2015, Premiered at the BFI London.
Animation by Thom Haig, Dan Harries and Gordon Spurs.
Introducing: Steel Patriot - the private nuclear deterrent!
In a world where everything, down to a country's nuclear defense program, has been privatised, the responsibility of deterrence theory falls on the citizens. This commercial provides a dark insight to such an exitence.
Made in Cinema 4d, rendered with Octane and composited in After Effects.