Biography

Kevin Smith is from Miami, Florida, where he also went to the University of Miami and earned his B.S. in 1996, he double majored in Communication (Electronic Media) and Political Science. After earning his B.S., Mr. Smith continued on to earn an M.F.A. in Film Production in 2003, also from the University of Miami’s School of Communication. Immediately after graduating, Mr. Smith began teaching in South Florida at Miami Dade College, Broward College, the University of Miami and the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. Mr. Smith had also continued to do freelance production work in and around Miami, before joining the Nicholson School of Communication in Aug. of 2015.

Over the years Mr. Smith has worked as a freelance cinematographer and editor. He’s worked on productions like, 2Fast 2Furious (as a production assistant), several true crime shows for ID Discovery, “Deadline Crime” and “I’d Kill for You” and CNN’s “The Hunt with John Walsh”. Mr. Smith has also shot and edited several independent productions that were screened in various film festivals, a few of the titles are, “Pork Chop and a Glass of Water” (Miami Underground Film Festival, Audience Choice Award”, “Ballad of a Soldier” (Screened at Miami Underground Film Festival and Westchester International Film Festival. “Transgressive” was a short that won 8 awards and was screened in several LGBTQ Film Festivals. Smith has also worked on various corporate, industrial and educational productions over the years.

Mr. Smith’s primary creative and research interests are in, independent production of short films, documentary films and advocacy films.