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Tefft Smith


Tefft Smith II, is a previs, postvis, animation, vfx supervisor working mostly in films, television and commercials. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, where he majored in animation and received a double minor in design and photography. Upon graduation, Tefft founded, 4021 Entertainment (formely ADORe ... See full bio »

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Midway Visual Effects
(2019)
The Smiling Man Visual Effects
(2015)
Kong: Skull Island Visual Effects
(2017)
(2018)

Filmography

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 2021 Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (visualization supervisor: Pixomondo Los Angeles) (completed)
 2020 The Empty Man (post visual supervisor)
 2020 Greenland (visualization supervisor - uncredited)
 2020 Westworld (TV Series) (animator - 1 episode)
- Parce Domine (2020) ... (animator)
 2019 The Mandalorian (TV Series) (animation supervisor - 5 episodes)
- Chapter 8: Redemption (2019) ... (animation supervisor)
- Chapter 7: The Reckoning (2019) ... (animation supervisor)
- Chapter 5: The Gunslinger (2019) ... (animation supervisor)
- Chapter 2: The Child (2019) ... (animation supervisor)
- Chapter 1: The Mandalorian (2019) ... (animation supervisor)
 2019 Star Trek: Short Treks (TV Series short) (animation supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Ephraim and Dot (2019) ... (animation supervisor) / (animation supervisor: Pixomondo)
 2019 See (TV Series) (techvis supervisor - 8 episodes)
- House of Enlightenment (2019) ... (techvis supervisor: Pixomondo)
- The Lavender Road (2019) ... (techvis supervisor: Pixomondo)
- Silk (2019) ... (techvis supervisor: Pixomondo)
- Plastic (2019) ... (techvis supervisor: Pixomondo)
- The River (2019) ... (techvis supervisor: Pixomondo)
 2019 Midway (previs supervisor) / (previsualization supervisor: Pixomondo)
 2019 Goliath (TV Series) (visualization supervisor - 3 episodes)
- Good Morning, Central Valley (2019) ... (visualization supervisor)
- Happiness from the Ground Up (2019) ... (visualization supervisor)
- The Subsidence Adventure (2019) ... (visualization supervisor)
 2019 The OA (TV Series) (previs supervisor - 2 episodes)
- The Medium & The Engineer (2019) ... (previs supervisor: Pixomondo)
- Angel of Death (2019) ... (previs supervisor: Pixomondo)
 2019 The Orville (TV Series) (animation supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Identity: Part II (2019) ... (animation supervisor: Pixomondo)
- Identity: Part I (2019) ... (animation supervisor: Pixomondo)
 2019 A Dog's Way Home (visual effects supervisor: Pixomondo L.A.)
 2018 Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween (previs supervisor)
 2018/I The Beacon (Short) (matchmover)
 2018 The Meg (post vis artist)
 2017 Downsizing (digital compositor)
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming (pre-vis artist)
 2017 Kong: Skull Island (post-vis supervisor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Monster Trucks (previs supervisor)
 2016/I The Great Wall (pre-vis artist)
 2016 Suicide Squad (previs supervisor)
 2016 Alice Through the Looking Glass (post-vis supervisor) / (pre-vis supervisor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Lovely Day (Short) (digital effects)
 2015 The Smiling Man (Short) (visual effects artist - as Tefft Smith II)
 2015 Tomorrowland (previz supervisor)
 2015 Blackhat (visual effects artist)
 2013 47 Ronin (In-House VFX Supervisor: Halon) / (postvis artist: Halon)
 2013 World War Z (pre-visualization artist - uncredited)
 2012 Battleship (In-House VFX Supervisor: Halon) / (digital artist: Halon Entertainment - as Tefft Smith II)
 2012 No Kitchen Required (TV Series) (digital artist)
 2011-2012 Showhouse Showdown (TV Series) (digital artist - 7 episodes)
- VM Virginia (2012) ... (digital artist)
- Washington DC (2012) ... (digital artist)
- Pittsburgh (2012) ... (digital artist)
- Fresno (2011) ... (digital artist)
- Oklahoma City (2011) ... (digital artist)
 2012 The Hunger Games (pre-visualization artist - uncredited)
 2011 Green Lantern (visual effects supervisor: Gnomon Studios)
 2010 Dawn of Darkness (Short) (digital artist)
 2010 Plus Minus (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
  Fringe (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 1 episode, 2010) (digital artist - 1 episode, 2008)
- Brown Betty (2010) ... (cg supervisor: Gnomon Studios)
- Pilot (2008) ... (digital artist: Zoic Studios)
 2008 Need for Speed: Undercover (Video Game) (digital artist)
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (digital artist - 1 episode)
- Strange Love (2008) ... (digital artist - uncredited)
 2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (digital artist - 1 episode)
- Grissom's Divine Comedy (2008) ... (digital artist - uncredited)
 2007-2008 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (digital artist - 3 episodes)
- All In (2008) ... (digital artist)
- Guerillas in the Mist (2007) ... (digital artist)
- Stand Your Ground (2007) ... (digital artist)
 2007 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (digital artist - 1 episode)
- Hi, Society (2007) ... (digital artist - uncredited)
 2007 Feast of Love (lead 3D artist: Gradient Effects)
 2007 Gone Baby Gone (3d artist: LOOK Effects)
 2007 Remember the Daze (digital artist)
 2007 Next (3d animator: LOOK! Effects)
 2007/I Dark Matter (digital effects artist - uncredited)
 2006 Rocky Balboa (digital effects artist: LOOK! Effects inc. - as Tefft Smith III)
 2006 Unaccompanied Minors (digital effects artist)
 2006 The Last Time (digital animator - as Tefft Smith II)
 2006 The Fountain (digital effects artist)
 2006 Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (animation supervisor)
 2006 Southland Tales (cg supervisor: LOOK! Effects - as Tefft Smith II) / (digital artist: Gradient Effects - as Tefft Smith II)
 2006 10th & Wolf (digital artist: LOOK! Effects Inc. - as Tefft Smith II)
 2005 Santa's Slay (3d artist: LOOK! Effects Inc. - as Tefft Smith II)
 2005 Criminal Minds (TV Series) (digital artist)
 2005 Daltry Calhoun (digital artist: LOOK! Effects inc.)
 2005 Bones (TV Series) (digital artist)
 2005 Supercross (digital effects artist)
 2005 Havoc (graphic designer: LOOK! Effects - as Tefft Smith II)
 2004 Fearless (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2004 King Solomon's Mines (TV Mini-Series) (digital effects artist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... (digital effects artist)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (digital effects artist)
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (digital artist)
 2004 CSI: NY (TV Series) (digital artist)
  La Femme Musketeer (TV Mini-Series) (animation supervisor - 1 episode, 2004) (digital artist - 1 episode, 2004)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (animation supervisor) / (digital artist)
 2004 Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (3d animator: LOOK! FX Inc.)
 2004 Zapata - El sueño del héroe (digital artist)
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (digital artist)
 2004 The Passion of the Christ (CG animator - as Teft Smith)
 2004 Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (digital artist)
 2004 The Final Cut (artist: LookFX - as Tefft Smith II)
 2003 Joan of Arcadia (TV Series) (digital artist)
 2003 The O.C. (TV Series) (digital effects artist)
 2003 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2003 Biker Boyz (digital artist)
 2003 First Watch (Video) (digital artist)
 2002 By the Sea (digital artist)
 2002 Caesar (TV Mini-Series) (digital artist)
 2002 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (digital artist - 1 episode)
- Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House (2002) ... (digital artist - uncredited)
 2002 Boat Trip (digital artist)
 2002 Blood Crime (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2002 Frida (digital artist - uncredited)
 2002 Roughing It (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2001 Without Charlie (digital artist)
 2001 Dead Last (TV Series) (digital artist)
 2001 Night Visions (TV Series) (digital artist) / (digital compositor)
 2001 Witchblade (TV Series) (digital artist)
 2001 A Glimpse of Hell (TV Movie) (digital artist - uncredited)
 2001 Pavilion of Women (digital artist: Look Effects)
 2001 Driven (digital artist: Look Effects)
 2001 The Wedding Planner (digital artist - uncredited)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (digital effects artist - 3D version 2006)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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Personal Details

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Official Site | Zerply

Alternate Names:

Tefft Smith II | Tefft Smith III | Teft Smith
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