Ron Smith (born July 8, 1966) is an animator, voice actor, and director at Big Idea.
After Big Idea moved to Franklin, Tennessee, he started working for other animation companies, such as Disney, Sony Pictures, and Blue Sky Studios. His last credited role was producer for VeggieTales Live! Sing Yourself Silly.
He is married to Julie Smith.
He started working at Big Idea in September 1994 and worked until 2003, although he produced several CDs afterwards until 2007.
- Kevin (Trouble on Planet Wait-Your-Turn - Moon Menace on Planet Tell-a-Lie!)
- The Lizard King (The Cheating Scales of Bullamanka only)
- Ventrilomatic and Rusty (The Cheating Scales of Bullamanka - The Wonderful World of Auto-Tainment!)
- Café Announcer (The Cheating Scales of Bullamanka - Moon Menace On Planet Tell-A-Lie!)
- Uncle Blobb
- Professor Wordsworth (The Doom Funnel Rescue! only)
- Crazy Jopponian
- City Official
- One of the Tell-a-Liars (Moon Menace on Planet Tell-a-Lie! only)
- The Banker (An Easter Carol, deleted scene only)
- He was well known for animating the veggie characters in ways that Phil Vischer and Mike Nawrocki never thought possible (examples include making Mr. Nezzer shrug in The Toy That Saved Christmas, and making Junior tap his feet in Dave and the Giant Pickle).
- His first job at Big Idea was animating Pa Grape in The Hairbrush Song.
- He used to have a pony tail.
Shots animated by Ron Smith
Works with Big Idea
- Are You My Neighbor? (animator)
- Rack, Shack and Benny (animator, art director on Dance of the Cucumber)
- Dave and the Giant Pickle (animator)
- The Toy That Saved Christmas (animator, art director on Oh, Santa!)
- Very Silly Songs! (animator and modeler)
- Larry-Boy! and the Fib from Outer Space! (lead animator and additional modeler)
- How Many Veggies? (3D Illustrator)
- Josh and the Big Wall! (lead character animator)
- Madame Blueberry (additional animator and researcher and developer)
- Larry-Boy and the Rumor Weed (animation director, character/prop engineer/character animator)
- King George and the Ducky (character animator)
- Trouble on Planet Wait-Your-Turn (director, writer, story development, animator, sound effects)
- Lyle the Kindly Viking (Silly Song only, as part of the High Silk Hat Chorus)
- The Cheating Scales of Bullamanka (director, writer, story development)
- The Amazing Carnival of Complaining (director, writer, story development)
- Runaway Pride at Lightstation Kilowatt (director, writer)
- Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (voices; City Official and Crazed Jopponian)
- The Doom Funnel Rescue! (director)
- The Wonderful World of Auto-Tainment! (director/animator of Barber of Seville, animator)
- Moon Menace on Planet Tell-a-Lie! (director)
- Junior's Playtime Songs (executive producer)
- Bob and Larry's Campfire Songs (executive producer)
- VeggieTunes 4 (executive producer)
- More Sunday Morning Songs with Bob and Larry (executive producer)
- Bob and Larry's Toddler Songs (executive producer)
- The Incredible Singing Christmas Tree (executive producer)
- A Very Veggie Easter (executive producer)
- Boyz in the Sink (Album) (executive producer)
- Rock-A-Bye Veggie (executive producer)
- God Made You Special (album) (executive producer)
- Christian Hit Music (executive producer)
- VeggieTales Live! Sing Yourself Silly (producer)