#159 Hayley Morris
Hayley Morris is an award-winning Animation Director specialising in mixed media and stop-motion animation. Using layered textures, hand crafted techniques and inventive storytelling, Hayley is able to bring any idea to life in a unique and fascinating way. Her studio practice revolves around experimentation with tactile materials such as paper, fabrics, found objects and natural materials. She is inspired by nature, surrealism, folklore and wandering city streets. She lives with her husband, Randy, who is a printmaker and their two cats, Bowie and Gladys. Hayley has directed commercials for Samsung, Hewlett Packard, Burt's Bees, Kate Spade, The Detroit Zoo and many others. Hayley also has a passion for creating music videos and has created work for Iron and Wine, Explosions in the Sky, Grammy-award winning violinist Hilary Hahn, and pianist Hauschka. Fun Facts: Hayley loves Bjork and is a self-confessed plant hoarder. She loves spicy food, too! She also spends her Tuesday afternoons teaching and empowering young talent with passions for animation.