Steve Smithwick

production designer & art director


Director Ulf Johanson, Smith & Jones Films. Animatronic Head by Lifecast Elstree Studios.




This is an Ad I designed for Director Tim Brown, Working with Quiet Storm Productions. Built and shot in Black Island Studios London.


McDonald’s Beef Trust


Shot on locations in London. Thomas Thomas Films, Director Tiny Bullet.


Bud Light Ads


1 of 3 spots Directed by Ulf Johannson Smith & Jones Films. Built and shot in Dukes Island Studios London.


Kayak Travel


Designed and built in Dukes Island Studios London. Director Ulf Johannson of Smith And Jones Films. SFX Anarchy London.


IKEA - Spinning Cups


I designed this and built these 3 spots in Warsaw, Poland,
Directed by Ed Kaye (The Sacred Egg) out of Rif Raf films London.


Cheltenham and Gloucester “Pearl diver”


I built the temple in Cairo and we trucked it to Sharm el Sheik. I installed this on a site we had found amongst beautiful coral heads.


Olay Kelp extract Hair Shampoo


A lovely film Directed by Sue Worthy. Underwater Cameraman Mark Silk. We built this in Pinewood U stage. I had coral and rocks made by Scenic Sets Wembley.


Johnson and Johnson


Ad shot in Pinewood U stage tank, director Sue Worthy. Mark Silk underwater DP


Fire Kills ‘Drown’


This is a set built in Pinewood U stage
Production Company Blink
Director Dougal Wilson
The set was built in sections and then set up underwater.
All the props were rigged and prepped before dressing,
All of this film shot in camera underwater.



Steve Smithwick a production designer and art director working in Commercials in London.

I design scenery and effects and supervise builds and Art department on shoots.