Creating inventive content for film, television and the web.

Our clients enjoy a personal and collaborative experience with us. We take on few projects so that each one receives our attention and dedication.

Our clients include: Hulu, Amazon Studios, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, HBO Films, PBS, Lionsgate, New Line Cinema, Focus Features, CNN Films, Google, and Penguin Books UK.

Smith & Lee have juried design competitions and have had their title design work included in exhibitions. Gareth Smith has also taught at UCLA Design Media Arts. 

Recently, they were invited to present their work as part of the 21st Century in Design at Viacom exhibit in New York.

 

Call us at (323) 680-4811  or write to  info@smithleedesign.com

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Press and speaking engagements

Graphic Design: Now in Production Our title sequences for Juno and Up in the Air appear in this decade-long review of graphic design. Co-organized by Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and Walker Art Center.

Graphic Design: Now in Production
Our title sequences for Juno and Up in the Air appear in this decade-long review of graphic design. Co-organized by Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and Walker Art Center.

CSCA - Presentation Columbus Society for Communication Arts invited us to talk about our work.

CSCA - Presentation
Columbus Society for Communication Arts invited us to talk about our work.

Forget the Film, Watch the Titles: Interview with Gareth about Juno.

Forget the Film, Watch the Titles:
Interview with Gareth about Juno.

Stylepedia (Chronicle Books) features stills from Thank You for Smoking

Stylepedia (Chronicle Books) features stills from Thank You for Smoking

DSCV - Presentation allas Society of Visual Communications, one of the longest running design societies in America, invited us to Dallas to share our work.

DSCV - Presentation
allas Society of Visual Communications, one of the longest running design societies in America, invited us to Dallas to share our work.

CSCA Creative Best 2012 Gareth was one of the jurors for CSCA's annual design competition in Columbus, Ohio.

CSCA Creative Best 2012
Gareth was one of the jurors for CSCA's annual design competition in Columbus, Ohio.

Art of the Title Interview with Gareth about the title sequence for The Ward.

Art of the Title
Interview with Gareth about the title sequence for The Ward.

Grain Edit: Features the title sequence from Up in the Air.

Grain Edit:
Features the title sequence from Up in the Air.

Design Week (UK): Top film title designs of 2007. Features Juno

Design Week (UK):
Top film title designs of 2007. Features Juno

IDN Magazine, Volume 15 Number 5 Features Juno, Thank You For Smoking

IDN Magazine, Volume 15 Number 5

Features Juno, Thank You For Smoking

Interview with Film Independent

Interview with Film Independent

SXSW 2012: Smith & Lee was part of the jury for the Film Title Design Competition.

SXSW 2012:
Smith & Lee was part of the jury for the Film Title Design Competition.

ByDesign 2012: Northwest Film Forum & AIGA Seattle invited us to speak about our work.

ByDesign 2012: Northwest Film Forum & AIGA Seattle invited us to speak about our work.

99% Invisible Podcast: Gareth talks with Ian Albinson (Artofthetitle.com) and Roman Mars about film title design.

99% Invisible Podcast:
Gareth talks with Ian Albinson (Artofthetitle.com) and Roman Mars about film title design.

The Independent (UK) "Time to give a little credit to the credits" Features Thank You For Smoking

The Independent (UK)
"Time to give a little credit to the credits" Features Thank You For Smoking

LA Times Magazine "50: Movie Titles" Juno: #14

LA Times Magazine
"50: Movie Titles"
Juno: #14

Creative Review: "Better than the Film?" Features Juno

Creative Review:
"Better than the Film?" Features Juno

Print Magazine, October 2009: "I Made This Just For You: A Brief History of Design, 1999-2009" Features Juno

Print Magazine, October 2009:
"I Made This Just For You: A Brief History of Design, 1999-2009" Features Juno

New York Times "New Honor for the Designs That Get Movies Moving" Features Up in the Air

New York Times

"New Honor for the Designs That Get Movies Moving"

Features Up in the Air

Typecon 2010: Smith & Lee chat with a panel of fellow motion graphics artists about "Type That Moves You."

Typecon 2010:
Smith & Lee chat with a panel of fellow motion graphics artists about "Type That Moves You."

Up in the Air: DVD Bonus Featurrette

Up in the Air: DVD Bonus Featurrette

Art of the Title We go into detail about the making-of the title sequence for Up in the Air.

Art of the Title
We go into detail about the making-of the title sequence for Up in the Air.

TYPO Magazine Features Thank You For Smoking

TYPO Magazine

Features Thank You For Smoking


Trophies & certificates from our early years

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