Wayne Haag

Wayne Haag graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a BA in Illustrative Photography. Wayne created matte paintings on films like The Fifth Element and Red Corner while working at Digital Domain in Los Angeles. He also made major contributions to the The Lord of the Rings trilogy while working at Weta FX in New Zealand.

Wayne co-founded Emerald City Design, Sydney, in 2003 and served as its Creative Director for two years before moving back to freelance work. He was responsible for award winning TVC designs for clients such as Singapore Airlines, Sony and Telstra.

Link: www.ankaris.com

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  1. erdwutz 7 years ago

    fantastic. so powerful

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  2. giradzki 7 years ago


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  3. Mike 6 years ago

    Are this concept images from the movie “The 5th Element”?

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  4. Wayne Haag 6 years ago

    Hey thanks for showing my work! To answer Mike’s question, image 3 & 4 are actual matte paintings for The Fifth Element. The orange buildings in the f/g of image 3 are miniatures, the matte painting is the everything from the bridge back. Image 4 is complete matte painting. All the other images are a combination of digital concept art and images 5, 8 & 9 are some of my oil paintings.
    Enjoy folks!

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