Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Patrick Smith

Animator Patrick Smith is known for his bizarre metaphorical short films about individuality, relationships, and politics. 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 ten 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.