Nov 15

How to Start an Animation Business with Patrick Smith

7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Online
How to Start an Animation Business with Patrick Smith

Installation artist, animator, and independent filmmaker Patrick Smith, a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will talk about how to get started in the animation film business.

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He is a former Disney storyboard artist and MTV animation director, and is known for his metaphorical hand-drawn short films and experimental stop motion films.

Smith has made award-winning animated films for PBS, has a YouTube channel with more than 200,000 subscribers, and is a fellow of the New York Foundation of the Arts and a curator for multiple international film and animation festivals.

Sponsored by the SMC Associates, SMC Communication & Media Studies Department, and SMC Design Technology Department.

An I.D. and proof of vaccination (or negative test within 72 hours of the event) must be presented to attend the event. Masks are required at all times.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability to participate in an event, contact the Center for Students with Disabilities at or 310-434-4265 at least 5 business days before the event.