Sony Pictures Imageworks
Richard Smith is an animation director at Sony Pictures Imageworks, most recently wrapping work on SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING for Marvel Studios and Columbia Pictures.
Previously, Smith served as lead animator on: SUICIDE SQUAD, PIXELS, THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN and THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 and THE SMURFS 2.
Prior to Imageworks, Smith served as a lead animator at Prime Focus World, working on features including: SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR and THE EXPENDABLES 3.
Growing up in Toronto, Smith is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Classical Animation program and Seneca College. Since that time, he has gained over 15-years of experience in multiple areas of the animation industry ranging from video games to feature films.
Some of Smith’s most valuable experience comes from his time spent working in feature level previsualization. Familiarity with this aspect of the early production pipeline has allowed him to help guide the development of sequences from their concept stage to shot creation and editing, and through final animation.
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