Tom Haramis, a distinguished graduate of the AFTRS film producing program with expertise in story, audience, and finance, has emerged as a visionary filmmaker redefining the delicate balance between Art and Commerce in the world of cinema.
For over two dynamic decades, Tom has been immersed in the global film and video industry, leading creative production companies and collaborating with an array of international celebrities and local talents. His portfolio includes the prestigious role of producing all televised content for the 10th Astra Awards, crafting platinum-selling music videos for renowned recording artists, producing captivating TV commercials, and developing compelling brand awareness narratives for corporate organisations.
At the heart of Tom's creative journey lies his latest masterpiece, "Fight to Live." Serving as both director and producer, this Feature Film Documentary chronicles the remarkable story of “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings, a survivor of domestic abuse who defied the odds to become a UFC and MMA fighter, ultimately achieving the status of a two-time world Bare Knuckle Champion. The film's accolades, notably the Best Inspirational Film award at the prestigious Cannes World Film Festival in 2023, underscore Tom's exceptional ability to capture genuine emotions on screen, transcending budget constraints to create narratives that resonate deeply with both audiences and industry peers.
Tom's unwavering passion for the entertainment industry is evident in his belief that it's the moments captured within the frame that truly matter. Regardless of budget limitations, he firmly believes that the camera is an extraordinary vessel for storytelling. Currently, Tom is engaged in several independent film projects in active development, showcasing his resilience in the face of setbacks and challenges. His journey to success has taught him the importance of perseverance, going the extra mile, and, at times, embracing tasks one may not initially prefer in pursuit of realising a vision. Most significantly, Tom values the power of surrounding oneself with like-minded individuals who share his commitment to the craft.
From his earliest days, Tom has possessed an unshakable passion for storytelling, and he is now harnessing his extensive industry knowledge and experience to breathe life into his own projects for both film and television. Yet, his aspirations extend beyond personal projects, as he is equally dedicated to nurturing and supporting emerging filmmakers and like-minded talents in both creative and business aspects.
Tom's creative genius shines through his unique approach to disruptive storytelling, unburdened by traditional limits. His distinctive ability to develop relevant and inspiring narratives has forged powerful connections between companies and their clients, earning him awards for his exceptional work across diverse industries, Now, he aims to extend this impact to a broader audience, his mission now is to captivate audiences on both the grand and intimate screens.
In a bold move that further solidifies his commitment to the cinematic arts, Tom has joined forces with some of the industry's most seasoned key creatives. Together, they spearhead a ground breaking film production micro-studio offering comprehensive services, from early development to post-production and distribution, poised to shape the future of storytelling in cinema.
Beyond his professional achievements, Tom is a devoted family man, known for his compassion and insatiable curiosity about the world and its inhabitants. He is using his platform to raise awareness and drive positive change.
Tom Haramis represents a new era of cinematic innovation, a visionary who breathes life into every project with boundless passion and creativity. With a future of exciting projects ahead and a commitment to mentoring emerging talents, Tom is poised to leave an enduring mark on the world of film and television.