Meet The Team:

We’re a group of people who are dedicated in helping the animation industry in South Africa (we’re also gamers,techies and creative blokes). If you have any questions or just want to say hi then be sure to drop us a mail!

Ruan Smit

Ruan Smit


Ruan Smit started Pixelsmithstudios with the vision of bringing all the most dedicated animators,vfx artists and illustrators to his blog. The idea behind this project is to create a new design orientated environment of sharing, learning and expertise development and most importantly, helping each other in the industry.

Neal Strydom

Neal Strydom


Neal is a Freelance Digital Artist from Cape Town, South Africa. He is always found experimenting with new ways to create and is up for a challenge.


Our Love for Animation

Animators, Gamers and VFX Artists Interviewed

How Many Times We Died in Fallout 3