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Beata Smalgren

Animation/Visual Effects



Beata traveled across the world to pursue her dreams – to become the best animator she could ever be. In 2019 she graduated with a BFA degree in Animation and Visual Effects at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. During her studies, she worked on an independent film Kupala Night which was awarded 2nd place in The World Animation Celebration Festival in 2017.
Since then Beata worked in mobile gaming companies like Mancala Gaming and Product Madness. Most recently she held the role of the Senior Animator at Varsav Game Studios working on the Barkour game coming out in 2025.


Co-founder, Animator and Illustrator at Fool’s Entertainment producing animations for Bay Area, USA-based local companies.

Senior Animator at Varsav Game Studios on Barkour (a special agent dog game coming out in 2025).

Senior Animator at Mancala Gaming working on over 10 titles.

Lead Animator at E-Games creating MOBA game Dream of Gods.