Tom Lowe is a filmmaker and writer from Southern California. A Gulf War combat veteran, Lowe is best known as the director of "TimeScapes" (2012), a 40-minute non-verbal-narrative film. He was named Astronomy Photographer of the Year in 2010.
Lowe is also the author of Spin (ISBN 0-671-01923-6), a roman à clef based on his experience working as a political operative in California. He is a former Chief Speech Writer and Director of Public Affairs for the Speaker of the California Assembly, and a former producer of the public affairs roundtable The McLaughlin Group
In November 2010, Lowe served as 2nd Unit Director and 2nd Unit Director of Photography on Godfrey Reggio's feature film "Visitors". Lowe spent five years working as a 2nd Unit Director on Terrence Malick's Voyage of Time. Lowe is the founder and proprietor of the largest timelapse community on the internet, Timescapes.org. In 2010 and 2011, Lowe shot a 40-minute non-narrative film entitled TimeScapes in the Southwestern United States. Film was published in 2012 in different formats. Pre-production footage of the film can be seen here: http://www.vimeo.com/16369165.
In July 2017, Lowe announced his second film, "AWAKEN".