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Rod Smith (I)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director | Producer | Special Effects
KNOWN FOR 
Her (2013) | Beginners (2010) | Somewhere (2010)
GUILDS *
DGA
WORK HISTORY *
Commercial | Music Video | Film | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Production
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for The Neon DemonThe Neon Demon First Assistant Director  Less 2016 $6MM Post-Prod
Past Film & Video (41 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Final GirlsThe Final Girls First Assistant Director  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Playing It CoolPlaying It Cool First Assistant Director  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Low DownLow Down First Assistant Director  Less 2014 $44K
  • Primary photo for ReclaimReclaim First Assistant Director  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for HerHer First Assistant Director (additional photography) (as Rodney Smith)  Less 2013 $23MM $26MM
  • Primary photo for LovelaceLovelace First Assistant Director  Less 2013 $10MM $355K
  • Primary photo for A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan IIIA Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III First Assistant Director  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for I Melt with YouI Melt with You First Assistant Director, Associate Producer  Less 2011 $5K
  • Primary photo for The FutureThe Future Associate Producer  Less 2011 $1MM $568K
  • Primary photo for BeginnersBeginners First Assistant Director, First Assistant Director (additional photography), Unit Production Manager (additional photography)  Less 2010 $3.2MM $5.8MM
  • Primary photo for SomewhereSomewhere First Assistant Director  Less 2010 $8MM $1.8MM
  • Primary photo for JoleneJolene First Assistant Director  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The HammerThe Hammer First Assistant Director  Less 2007 $850K $443K
  • Primary photo for Mrs. Palfrey at the ClaremontMrs. Palfrey at the Claremont First Assistant Director, Associate Producer (as Rodney Smith)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ThumbsuckerThumbsucker First Assistant Director (Los Angeles additional crew)  Less 2005 $4MM $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for DrumDrum First Assistant Director  Less 2004 $4K
  • Primary photo for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Second Assistant Director (Lava & paths of the dead miniatures unit)  Less 2003 $94MM $377MM
  • Primary photo for China: The Panda AdventureChina: The Panda Adventure First Assistant Director  Less 2001 $3.7MM
  • Primary photo for Cirque du Soleil: Journey of ManCirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (Short) Assistant Director  Less 2000 $15MM
  • Primary photo for Pirates: 3D ShowPirates: 3D Show (Short) First Assistant Director  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Overnight DeliveryOvernight Delivery First Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 1998 $12MM
  • Primary photo for SuperstitionSuperstition (Short) First Assistant Director (live action sequences)  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for One Good TurnOne Good Turn First Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for One Tough BastardOne Tough Bastard First Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Bio-DomeBio-Dome First Assistant Director  Less 1996 $15MM $27MM
  • Primary photo for No Way BackNo Way Back First Assistant Director  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The ExpertThe Expert First Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for California ConvertibleCalifornia Convertible First Assistant Director  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Open FireOpen Fire (Video) First Assistant Director (second unit)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Animal Instincts IIAnimal Instincts II (Video) First Assistant Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Seduce Me: Pamela Principle 2Seduce Me: Pamela Principle 2 First Assistant Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Sexual OutlawsSexual Outlaws First Assistant Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The Other ManThe Other Man First Assistant Director  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Mirror Images IIMirror Images II (Video) First Assistant Director  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for TraumaTrauma First Assistant Director  Less 1993 $7MM
  • Primary photo for Trouble BoundTrouble Bound First Assistant Director  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Nutt HouseThe Nutt House Location Manager  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for GuncrazyGuncrazy First Assistant Director  Less 1992 $800K $115K
  • Primary photo for The Other WomanThe Other Woman (Video) First Assistant Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for MomMom Second Assistant Director  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for DelusionDelusion First Assistant Director (as Rodney Smith)  Less 1991 $1MM $233K
Past Television (3 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for A Twist in the TaleA Twist in the Tale (TV Series) First Assistant Director (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Mr. Show with Bob and DavidMr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series) First Assistant Director  Less 1995–1998
  • Primary photo for Return to Treasure IslandReturn to Treasure Island (TV Movie) First Assistant Director  Less 1996

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • I Melt With You * – First Assistant Director/ Associate Producer Director: Mark Pellington
  • The Future * – Associate Producer Director: Miranda July
  • Beginners * – First Assistant Director Director: Mike Mills
  • Somewhere * – First Assistant Director Director: Sofia Coppola
  • Jolene * – First Assistant Director Director: Dan Ireland
  • The Hammer * – First Assistant Director Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
  • Mr.s Palfrey at the Claremont * – First Assistant Director/ Associate Producer Director: Dan Ireland
  • Thumbsucker (Additional Photography) * – First Assistant Director Director: Mike Mills

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • First Assistant Director *
  • Associate Producer *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

UPLOADED RESUME
  • * ROD SMITH
    FIRST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR- DGA
    1930 Silverwood Lane, Los Angeles, CA 90041
    213 434 5380 Email: rodney.smith@me.com

    I MELT WITH YOU
    Pellington Films/ Melt LLC
    Director: Mark Pellington
    Producers: Mark Pellington, Norm Reiss, Rob Cowan
    Cast: Thomas Jane, Jeremy Piven, Rob Lowe, Carla Gugino

    THE FUTURE
    Razor Film Produktion
    Director: Miranda July
    Producers: Gina Kwon, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul
    Cast: Miranda July, Hamish Linklater

    BEGINNERS
    Olympus Pictures/ Parts and Labor
    Director: Mike Mills
    Producers: Dean Vanech, Leslie Urdang, Miranda De Pencier,
    Lars Knudsen, Jay Van Hoy
    Line Producer/UPM: Fran Giblin
    Cast: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Melanie Laurent

    SOMEWHERE
    American Zoetrope
    Director: Sofia Coppola
    Producers: Sofia Coppola, G. Mac Brown, Roman Coppola, Fred Roos
    UPM: G. Mac Brown
    Cast: Stephen Dorff, Elle Fanning

    JOLENE
    Next Turn Productions
    Director: Dan Ireland
    Producers: Zachary Matz, Riva Yares
    Cast: Jessica Chastain, Chazz Palminteri, Dermot Mulroney, Frances Fisher

    THE HAMMER
    Bentley Filmgroup
    Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
    Producers: Eden Wurmfeld, Eric Ganz, Heather Jurgensen
    Cast: Adam Corolla, Heather Juergensen, Jane Lynch

    MRS. PALFREY AT THE CLAREMONT
    Cineville Productions/Picture Entertainment Corporation
    Director: Dan Ireland
    Producers: Carl Colpaert, Zachary Matz
    Cast: Joan Plowright, Rupert Friend, Anna Massey

    THUMBSUCKER
    (Additional Photography)
    This Is That Productions/ Good Machine
    Director: Mike Mills
    Producers: Anthony Bregman, Bob Stephenson,
    Line Producer: Callum Greene
    Cast: Vincent D'Onofrio, Tilda Swinton, Keanu Reeves

    DRUM
    Armada Pictures
    Director: Zola Maseko
    Producer: Chris Sievernich, Zachary Matz, Matt Milich
    Cast: Taye Diggs, Gabriel Mann, Jason Fleming

    PANDA: THE CHINA ADVENTURE (IMAX)
    Panda Productions/ IMAX Corporation
    Director: Robert Young,
    Producers: Antoine Compin, Charis Horton
    Cast: Maria Bello, Xander Berkley

    CIRQUE DU SOLEIL (3D IMAX)
    Sony Picture Classics
    Director: Keith Melton
    Producers: Antoine Compin, Charis Horton

    BIO-DOME
    Motion Picture Corporation of America
    Director: Jason Bloom
    Producers: Brad Kervoy, Steven Stabler, Bradley Jenkel
    Cast: Pauly Shore, Stephen Baldwin

    NO WAY BACK
    Neo Motion Pictures/ First Look International
    Director: Frank Capello
    Producer: Joel Soisson, Aki Komine
    Cast: Russell Crowe, Helen Slater

    TRAUMA
    ADC/ Overseas Film Group
    Director: Dario Argento
    Producer: Dario Argento, Andrea Tinnirello, David Pash
    Cast: Chris Rydel, Fredric Forrest, Piper Laurie

    TROUBLEBOUND
    Tough Boys Inc/ ITC
    Director: Jeffrey Reiner
    Producers: Fred Weintraub/Tom Kuhn,
    Co-Producer: Andrew La Marca
    Cast: Patricia Arquette, Michael Madsen, Seymour Cassel
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