Sarah Smith is a director, writer and producer with a critically acclaimed career in British television comedy which garnered numerous accolades, including a BAFTA, Royal Television Award, British Comedy Award and the Rose D’Or. As Creative Director, Features at Aardman Animations, Smith developed a package of projects that earned the company a three-year studio deal with Sony Pictures. She made her animation debut as director and co-writer on the 3D CG feature film Arthur Christmas which was nominated for BAFTA, Golden Globe, Critic’s Choice and Annie Awards.