Hampstead

Thomas Harnett O’Meara is a director who specialises in animated storytelling filled with charm, craft and fun. Since graduating from the RCA Thomas has won a slew of major awards and created films for some of the world’s biggest brands including Microsoft, Facebook, The Crown Estate and the U.N.

Having worked on Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’, Tom went on to work with David Attenborough and Stephen Fry to bring back The Wind in the Willows, highlighting loss of habitats for The Wildlife Trusts. In 2020, Tom made his feature-film debut, animation-directing Roald and Beatrix: The Tail of the Curious Mouse, a star-studded Christmas Special, that went on to have Sky One’s highest ever Christmas viewing figures. 

Commercial represenattaion by PASSION PICTURES
Represented in Norway by BABUSJKA
Represented in Germany by KANU FILM
Founding partner and executive producer ROWDY 
tomharnettomeara@gmail.com 

SELECTED CLIENTS

Unilever
The U.N.

Hermes Paris

The Crown Estate
Sothebys
Liberty
Wes Anderson
Maynards Bassett’s
Channel 4
Tate

 

PRESS

BBC
Vogue
ITV
The Teegraph
Creative Review
BFI
Designboom
London Live
Dragonframe blog
Ambit 205
Computer Arts
Video Jam

 

AWARDS

D&AD Awards, Graphite Pencil 2020
British Animation Awards, Best Commercial 2020 
Berlin Commercial Festival, Gold 2019
ADC Young Guns 2018
Short Pole Film Festival, Best Animation 2016
Durham Film festival, Best Student Film 2016
BFI Future film Festival, Best Writer 2016
Passion Prize 2015
Blink Ink Prize 2014
E-sting Award 2013
E-sting Award 2011

GALLERY SCREENINGS

Maxxi Museum, Rome
Tate Britain, London

Albertina, Vienna
Vincent Van Gough Foundation, Arles
Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Pompidou Centre, Paris


GALLERY SCREENINGS

Maxxi Museum, Rome
Tate Britain, London

Albertina, Vienna
Vincent Van Gough Foundation, Arles
Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Pompidou Centre, Paris

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