we believe stories are for EVERYONE!

Studio Smokescreen is a full-scale, Los Angeles-based “bridge” studio, the first of its kind, specifically focused on mentoring and elevating marginalized and underrepresented talent as they strive to break into highly coveted roles on major studio projects. We provide up-and-coming talent with the opportunity to gain invaluable experience through hands-on contribution to projects at the highest of industry standards.

Meet Studio Founder, Kris Wimberly

Kris Wimberly’s newly established Black-owned animation studio is already breaking industry barriers and creating extraordinary projects.

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All Your Animation Needs

From writing to vis dev and storyboards to editorial, Studio Smokescreen’s supercharged team can tackle any animation need.

View our Work

From Disney, to Dreamworks, to Netflix, we have a broad range of experience that goes beyond just simple animations. See a sample of our work.

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Our pool of talent contains experience stretching across these top tier studios and more.