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Steve is the founder of Beakus animation studio in London. With over 14 years’ experience as a producer and director, Steve’s work has won a BAFTA, British Animation Award, and Annecy Crystals. Steve was the animation director/producer of CBeebies ‘Numtums’ (25 x 5-mins). He also produced 9 x 1-minute seasonal idents for CBeebies, the animated sections of CBBC/Dot to Dot’s ‘Totally Rubbish’ and CBeebies/Kindle’s ‘Minibeast Adventure with Jess’. Beakus are currently developing an animated pre-school show ‘Toggle’ (52 x 5-mins) which has been pre-bought by CBeebies.
Steve 's Sessions
Whatever Happened to the Heroes? - PREVIEW
With a power-packed panel of execs from Disney, Turner, Nerd Corps and Hasbro, the mystical insights of researcher Nicky Goldstone, and overlording of Kidscreen's Jeremy Dickson, Whatever Happened to the Heroes? will interrogate the current landscape of hero genre animation and how it may be changing. Session producer Steve Smith invites…
Whatever Happened to the Heroes?
Is there a major shift away from action adventure and towards comedy for 6 to 9’s? Will superheroes ever be super again?