Timothy David Orme

Timothy David Orme

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    Timothy David Orme is a writer, filmmaker, and animator. Although he uses his full name for credits and publication, he goes by Tim. His last name is pronounced O-M (like the sacred hum of the universe).

    His short films and animations spanning nearly every genre (experimental, narrative, music video, and documentary) have been shown at film festivals and art venues all over the world, including European Media Arts Fest, Jihalva International Documentary Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Philadelphia Film and Animation Festival, Raindance, and the National Gallery of Art among others. His film most recent film, fulcrum was a juried film at the 2022 Thomas Edison Film Festival, won best animation at the 2022 Dam Short Film Festival, 2022 Arizona International Film Festival, 2002 Liverpool Underground Film Festival, and was featured on Short of the Week.

    In 2021 he completed a 10-screen installation that runs daily at the new Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Odense, Denmark.

    As a writer, Tim has published two books of poems (Oponearth and Catalogue of Burnt Text), a chapbook containing one chapter of an intentionally unreadable novel (Reflummuxology: or, a Navel Inverse), and various book and animation reviews in publications ranging from the Colorado Review to ASIFA Magazine.

    As a producer/creator, he has made over 300 Public Service Announcements and Commercials, some of which have won Idaho State Broadcaster's Awards. He still does client work regularly, ranging from site specific installations to Instagram videos.


    • Creative Writing
    • Film and Media Studies
    • Film Production