Mike Smith

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Mike Smith Animation Cel
Mike Smith: BAFTA-nominated director,  designer and animator. Innovator in mixed media techniques that include 2D, 3D, puppetry, cut-out, live action and CG.

Creative Director/Consultant at Colossal, Wild Brain, Vinton Studios/Laika & ReelFX. Designed/Directed hundreds of Commercials, Pop Promos and Idents in the UK, Europe and the USA.

Design, direction, story and development with major motion picture studios including Disney, Paramount, Fox, Warner Bros, Turner, Nickelodeon, Sony, United Artists, EMI Films and Gaumont and with creatives like Francis Ford Coppola, Oliver Stone, Zack Snyder, Paul McCartney, Curtis Hanson, Gary Winick, Matt Groening, Harvey Weinstein, Henry Selick, and Bill Joyce.
Director/Producer for "1001 Nights", a 23-minute BAFTA-nominated theatrical release, screened with live score by The L.A. Philharmonic.

But does that really give you any sense of what a monster talent he is?
Symbicort Grandpa
Director : Mike Smith
Symbicort Grandpa
Ford Focus Speedball
Director/Designer : Mike Smith
Ford Focus Speedball
Sony Dreams Ananda
Director : Mike Smith
Sony Dreams Ananda
Black Freighter Trailer
Director : Mike Smith
Black Freighter Trailer
Coke Supermom
Director : Mike Smith
Coke Supermom
Wrigley's Joke
Director : Mike Smith
Wrigley's Joke
Nike Barkley
Director : Mike Smith
Nike Barkley
The Wild Opening Sequence
Sequence Director : Mike Smith
The Wild Opening Sequence
Minute Maid Popeye
Director : Mike Smith
Minute Maid Popeye
Futurama Opening Sequence
Sequence Director : Mike Smith
Futurama Opening Sequence
MTV Brute
Director : Mike Smith
MTV Brute