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

“Patrick 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."
Recent Workshops/Lectures:
• Sarah Lawrence College, Spencer Barnett Memorial Fund visiting artist.
Media Innovations Foundation, Tbilisi Georgia.
Fundación Telefónica, Lima Peru.
• 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
• Nanyang Technological 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.

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