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SCS STUDIO FILMZ Welcomes Stephen to the team!!

We look forward to working with Stephen on our feature Sci-fi film "LAUNCHPAD"

AWARDS - 1 win & 2 nominations

2016- Art Directors Guild

Nominated, Excellence in Production Design Award

Fantasy Film for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

2012 - Art Directors Guild

Won, Excellence in Production Design Award

Fantasy Film for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

2007 - Art Directors Guild

Nominated, Excellence in Production Design Award

Fantasy Film for Children of Men (2006)


2019 The Kid Who Would Be King (storyboard artist) (post-production)

2017 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (storyboard artist)

2017 Beauty and the Beast (storyboard artist)

2016/I Trespass Against Us (storyboard artist)

2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (storyboard artist)

2015 Pan (storyboard artist)

2014 Dracula Untold (storyboard artist)

2014 Edge of Tomorrow (storyboard artist)

2013 World War Z (storyboard artist)

2013 Vikings (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)

- Rites of Passage (2013) ... (storyboard artist)

2012 Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger! (storyboard artist

2012/I Gambit (storyboard artist)

2012 Great Expectations (storyboard artist)

2012 A Fantastic Fear of Everything (storyboard artist)

2012 Wrath of the Titans (conceptualist)

2012 Safe House (storyboard artist: second unit, South Africa - as Stephen F. Smith)

2011 War Horse (conceptual artist)

2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (storyboard artist - as Stephen Forrest Smith)

2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (storyboard artist)

2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (storyboard artist)

2008 The Dark Knight (storyboard artist - uncredited)

2008 In Bruges (storyboard artist - as Steve Forrest-Smith)

2007 Fred Claus (concept artist)

2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday (storyboard artist)

2006 Children of Men (assistant art director)

2006 Basic Instinct 2 (assistant art director)

2006 Half Light (storyboard artist)

2005 Nanny McPhee (draughtsman)

2005 Venom (storyboard artist)

2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (storyboard artist)

2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (concepts artist)

2002 Close Your Eyes (storyboard artist - as Stephen Forest-Smith)

2002 Resident Evil (storyboard artist - as Steve Forest-Smith)

2000 Pandaemonium (storyboard artist)

2000 Gangster No. 1 (storyboard artist - as Steve Forrest Smith)

2000 Billy Elliot (storyboard artist - as Stephen Forrest Smith)

1999 The Mummy (storyboard artist)


Storyboard Artist - "LAUNCHPAD"

SCS STUDIO FILMZ - Welcomes Brendan's incredible talent to the team and look forward to working with him on our feature film " LAUNCHPAD"

Bio - Coming Soon

Trust (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 2 episodes)

- Episode #1.9 (2018) ... (storyboard artist)

- Episode #1.10 (2018) ... (storyboard artist)

2017 Black Mirror (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)

- Metalhead (2017) ... (storyboard artist)

2017 The Current War (storyboard artist)

2017 T2 Trainspotting (storyboard artist)

2017 The Hippopotamus (storyboard artist)

2016/I Lady Macbeth (storyboard artist)

2016 Swallows and Amazons (storyboard artist)

2016 Our Kind of Traitor (storyboard artist)

2016 Florence Foster Jenkins (storyboard artist)

2013/I Rush (storyboard artist)

2013/I Trance (storyboard artist)

2012 Parade's End (TV Mini-Series) (storyboard artist - 5 episodes)

2012 London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder (TV Special) (storyboard artist)

2010 127 Hours (storyboard artist)

2010 Kinectimals (Video Game) (storyboard artist)

2010 Nanny McPhee Returns (storyboard artist)

2008 The Tale of Despereaux (storyboard artist)

2008 Slumdog Millionaire (storyboard artist)

2008 Generation Kill (TV Mini-Series) (storyboard artist)

2007 Shadowrun (Video Game) (storyboard artist)

2007 Sunshine (storyboard artist)

2005 Corpse Bride (additional storyboard artist)

2005 Valiant (lead storyboard artist)

2002 28 Days Later... (storyboard artist - uncredited)


LightRay FX - TAIWAN

Jonah West - Director / VFX Supervisor

Founded in 2008, Lightray has been producing a wide range of visual effects for top productions all around the globe including US, China, Singapore, and Europe. Our experience includes commercials, music videos, TV shows and feature films, for names like Asus Computers, the Tennis Channel, SYM motors and many more.Located in Taipei, Taiwan, we are at the heart of the growing vfx industry in Asia. Developed over many years, our simple but effective pipeline has made working on productions from anywhere in the world a fun and creative process. Founded by Canadian artists Jonah and Poshin West, they bring over 12 years of visual effects experience to LightRay. In 2007, their work on TV series "TIN MAN" was nominated for a VES award for Outstanding Digital Environments.

Having a core team of talented artists is the backbone of our studio. Through our internships and training programs we work with artists to develop both their technical knowledge as well as their eye for light, color and composition. Clients are frequently impressed by the value we provide and the consistent quality of our work. We're continuously expanding and growing our abilities and we're excited to take on every challenge that each new project SCS STUDIO FILMZ produces.

We are very pleased to announce that we won the Apollo Award for best visual effects! We have to thank 柯子建, Bronze Visual Art, the Taiwan National Palace Museum and everyone that worked on The Historical Development of Chiayi documentary.

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