Summary

From still photography to motion pictures, from the written word to motion graphics, whether he’s lugging a Steadicam or pushing pixels, Haik is a storyteller. With an MFA from Chapman University, and with 10+ years of hands-on industry experience.

Credits

7/17 – 7/17

Roto Artist/Compositor (Lead) – Burger King (Pitch Agency)

Commercial/Ad Details
7/17 – 7/17

Painted out objects in handheld scenes with multiple layers of parallax. Composited windows in shots with realistic lighting and added graphics on screens.

5/17 – 6/17

Motion Graphics Verso Creative

Corporate — Verso Creative Details
5/17 – 6/17

Motion Graphics designer for an upcoming application -- more info to be released soon

4/17 – 5/17

Motion Graphics (Lead) – Honda Accura (Idean)

Commercial/Ad — Idean UX Details
4/17 – 5/17

Lead/Senior motion graphics artist on a 2030 Honda Accura concept car

11/16 – 11/16

Motion Graphics – XQ Schools (MAL/ MAL FOR GOOD)

Commercial/Ad — TBWA/Media Arts Lab Details
11/16 – 11/16

Motion Graphics & Compositing for Project XQ Schools

2/15 – 4/16

Director (& Cinematographer) Rescue Dogs

Film (Theatrical) — Busted Buggy Entertainment Details
2/15 – 4/16

Co-Director and Cinematographer of RESCUE DOGS -- the movie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm0VeZUBmFE

6/14 – 11/15

Director (Editor & Motion graphics) Futbol is Epic

YouTube — Digital — Immediate Music Details
6/14 – 11/15

Produced, Directed and edited Promotional doc for Futbol is epic

8/15 – 8/15

Still Photographer (Vandazz clothing) – Vandazzz.com

Commercial/Ad — Haik Katsikian Details
8/15 – 8/15

Concept, Photography and editing for Clothing line

1/15 – 3/15

Editor (Premiere & After Effects) – Morongo Casino Commercial (MJA Advertising)

Commercial/Ad — MJA Advertising Details
1/15 – 3/15

Editor & Motion graphics artist for Morongo Casino 2015/6 Campaign. Recreated 3D version of logo for all commercials and promotional on air material

Media

  • VFX Reel -- Haik Katsikian

  • Directing Reel -- Haik Katsikian

Recos

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Education

Class of '08

Chapman University

MFA Film Production
Class of '00

Brunel University (London)

BA (Hons) Film & Drama

My Gear

  • Laptop
  • Sticks
  • Lights
  • L-series Lenses
  • Canon 5D M3

Skills

  • Avid
  • Premiere Pro
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Photography
  • After Effects
  • Cinematography
  • compositing
  • cinema 4d
  • Mocha
  • Element 3D
  • Trapcode Suite