Custom Animation by Patrick Smith. Please contact the studio for commissions or general questions about our process.

Workshops and Lectures


"Smith's animation workshop has a hands-on, relaxed approach that serves up exactly what you want, a mix of practical artistic tips and storytelling techniques that will reenergize, entertain and inspire.  I learned a ton."
-Greg Hamilton, MovieMaker Magazine

“I would love to have Patrick return to NCCC. He truly is an inspiration for anyone interested in the field of animation.”
-Liz Van Verth, Animation Professor, NCCC 


"Smith pushes us to think of animation in new ways, emphasizing the power of the medium and it's unique properties." 
David Levy, Author, Director at Disney

"One of the greatest teachers I've ever met."
Upcoming Workshops/Lectures:
• Sarah Lawrence College, Spencer Barnett Memorial Fund visiting artist, November 30th 2017.
Media Innovations Foundation, Tbilisi Georgia, March 2018 (More info coming soon)
Fundación Telefónica, Lima Peru, September 23-25 2017.

Recent Workshops/Lectures:
• Literally Short Film Festival, Houston Texas.
• Niagra Community College, New York.
• Animasyros Animation Festival, Greece.
• Cooper Union
• Delaware College of Art and Design
• Maryland Institute College of Art
• Nanying Technical University
• New York University
• San Jose University
• Savannah College of Art and Design
• School of Visual Arts
• Singapore Polytechnic
• Paley Center for Film and Television
• Brookings Museum, South Dakota State University.
• Animateka Ljubljana, Slovenia,.
• Plymouth Film Festival, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

For bookings or event planning questions, please contact the studio at info@blendfilms.com.