Tefft Smith II, is a Visualization, VFX and Animation Supervisor working mostly in films, television, commercials and themed entertainment. His work experience has included working for various studios including Pixomondo, Halon Entertainment, A52, Look Effects Inc., Zoic Studios, and Gradient Effects LLC.
Tefft has many credits to his name, including: Mandalorian, Star Trek: Short Treks, Midway, Orville: Season 2, The OA, Goosebumps; Slappy's Halloween, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, A Dog's Way Home, KONG: Skull Island, and Tomorrowland . As a producer, he has released Carolina Parakeet and The Smiling Man both with Multiple Festival Awards, and as a director,
Tefft created several animated shorts, bumpers of the 50 greatest VFX Films and a Tribute to Steven Spielberg for the Visual Effects Society. Over the years he has taught at USC and at Gnomon, where he served as the Director of Education in 2008.