Joanne Smithies

Visualization Supervisor

Joanne has a background in Animation, having graduated in 2012 from École Supèrieure des Métiers Artistiques (ESMA), Montpellier in France, where she co-directed the independent short film Origami. 

She then joined Rumble, a London Collective of 2D and 3D artists dedicated to making their own creative content and stories. For three years as an Animator, she worked closely with story-boarders and directors which reinforced her passion for composition and camera work.

She joined The Third Floor’s London office in 2015 and has since contributed to numerous projects, including Dumbo, Paddington 2, and seasons 7 and 8 of Game of Thrones.

More recently, she has taken on the role of Previs Supervisor for House of the Dragon as well as Shadow and Bone seasons 1 and 2. Additionally, she supervised Postvis for an upcoming Netflix movie.

Joanne is a skilled character animator, with great abilities in composition and lighting. She possesses a wealth of experience in all aspects of visualization. Furthermore, she has overseen complex Vcam sessions and extensive Cyclops support for House of the Dragon.

Select Credits-

Upcoming HBO Series (Visualization Supervisor)

Upcoming Netflix Film (Visualization Supervisor)

House of the Dragon (Visualization Supervisor)

Shadow and Bone S1 & S2 (Visualization Supervisor)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Visualization Artist)


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