ABOUT

Shape & Shadow is a full service animation studio that uses traditional animation techniques such as stop-motion and hand-drawn to tell stories that unfold through layered textures, hand crafted details, and inventive storytelling. The face behind Shape & Shadow is Hayley Morris. She has directed commercials for Samsung, Hewlett Packard, Burt's Bees, HumanaOne, Kate Spade, The Detroit Zoo, Paragard  and many more. She has also been an animator and fabricator on commercials for Special K, Mcdonalds, Toyota, The New York Times, Cadbury, and a fabricator for the NYC Macy’s Christmas Windows. Hayley has a passion for creating music videos and has directed work for Iron and Wine and grammy award winning violinist Hilary Hahn and pianist Hauschka. Hayley's work has been featured in film festivals and museums worldwide. Her short film "Undone" won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Animated short at Slamdance in 2009 and most recently her sets, puppets and music videos were shown at La Gaité Lyrique’s “Motion Factory” exhibit in Paris. The exhibit, showcased 15 directors from around the world that create hand-made films in a digital age. 

To help support my creative projects become a patron at https://www.patreon.com/hayleymorris