Animation Director Patrick Smith. Please contact the studio for inquiries, commissions or general questions.

Animation Director Patrick Smith


Animator Patrick Smith is known for his bizarre hand-drawn interpretations of human emotions and identity. Smith made his directorial debut for the MTV series “Daria.” His formative years were spent as a storyboard artist for Walt Disney, and other major studios in New York and Los Angeles. During the past decade, he has animated, directed and produced seven award winning short films as well as many iconic television commercials and music videos. Smith spent five years in Singapore as a professor at the graduate film program for New York University, under artistic director Oliver Stone. Patrick is a fellow of the New York Foundation of the Arts and a curator for multiple international film and animation festivals.  He lives and works in Montauk New York with his wife, Kaori Ishida, and their daughter.

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