The Portfolio of Michael Thai
(Unfortunately, my wordpress theme is on the fritz. Video link here:
A demo reel of my most recent work, spanning from 2011 - present. In these works, I've directed, edited, and served as the cinematographer. Thanks goes to the cast and crew that I worked with on these projects.
New York City 03-20-14
Photography by Michael Thai. Photos taken in New York City, NY. 2014.
Volcano: Rage At Dante’s Peak (Sprites)
Sprites for an action RPG game concept, "Volcano:Rage At Dante's Peak". Similar game style to "Scott Pilgrim VS. The World".
Various portraits. Created with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. 2009-2013.
A re-enactment of the opening scene from
(1996). Directed by Michael Thai. Edited by Kristina Morss. Photography by Omar Ocheverria. Sound by Shawn Pitts. Actors are Duc Tran and Alejandra.
American River 03-22-13
Photography by Michael Thai. Photos taken along the American River in Sacramento, CA. 2013.
What is waiting for you on the other side of those doors? A film made for FILM157 (Video Art) at CSUS in 2012. Directed, filmed, and edited by Michael Thai.
Going for a Drive
A short film made for FILM24ab (Video Production) at CSUS in 2012. Directed, filmed, and edited by Michael Thai.
Napa Valley 11-09-12
Photography by Michael Thai. Model is Nikki Lam. The locations of the photos taken are the Artesa Vineyards & Winery in Napa, CA and the Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga, CA.
NAAAP Symposium – “Leading the West”
Created with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. 2012.
Native Yit – Run Wild (CD Album)
Created with Photoshop and InDesign. 2011.
VAYA Black April (Shirt Design)
Created with Adobe Illustrator. 2010.
Saigon Restaurant (Menu)
Created with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign. 2009.