About Thomas Harnett O´Meara
Thomas Harnett O’Meara is an award winning London based animation director. He specialises in intricately crafted stop motion worlds that are imbued with charm, craftsmanship and fun. He has made films for some of the worlds biggest brands and names, such as Maynard Bassett's, a short film to promote the David Hockney retrospective at Tate Britain, Hermes Paris to promote their autumn/winter leather goods range, and Sotheby´s (art sale). In 2017 Thomas was working on Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs.
His film for The Wildlife Trusts subverts a film trailer for the Wind in the Willows to highlight loss of habitat in the UK, The project was brought to life with a voice cast including David Attenborough, Stephen Fry, Catherine Tate, Alison Steadman and Asim Chaudhry. The animated trailer racked up a social reach of 17 million and charmed the press with 195 pieces of coverage, from BBC Radio 4 to Vogue, the Mirror and ITV news. It was screened at over 500 cinemas with film posters running through the country from London to Glasgow.