Screenwriting/Consulting

Feature/Series/Short:

Steve (2019) - Short film. COMING SOON!

Neverland (2018)—half-hour TV series Bible and pilot script, developed with Berlin-based director, [Nehemias Colindres].

A Shot in Heaven (2017)—feature-length revisionist western—a wayward youth fights on the losing side of the violent Lincoln county war and contends with unwanted notoriety as the outlaw, Billy the Kid. This work is based on extensive historical research. Chosen as a semi-finalist for the Page International Screenwriting Competition (2018), and considered in the final round of selection at the Sundance Screenwriter's Lab

Untitled (2019)—feature-length sci-fi script currently in development. Production aim, 2020.

Christoff (2017)—feature-length script—a refugee persuades a heartbroken smuggler to make one last crossing over the boundary wall of a divided, dystopian city, despite the metaphysical and emotional dangers the journey itself holds for them.

Benjamin the Bear (2012)—feature-length drama set in Wisconsin—abandoned by his deadbeat father, an 18 year old resourceless punk with a delinquent past must fight for the interest of his reckless little brother to see that he doesn't end up in social services, or worse, jail. This screenplay was considered in the final round of selection at the Sundance Screenwriter's Lab.

The Kid (2015)—hour-long TV pilot script—a precursor to A Shot in Heaven, listed above. 

Commercial:

Mercedez Benz—collaboration with director on pitch concept:

G0-Jek/Google—consultant to the creative agency, Villains, on the concept and production:


Filmmaking

Avante Garde:

Obscurity (2010)—Avant-garde silent short film. 1 min. Super-8

The Self Does Not Belong to You (2010)—avant-garde silent short film. 1:30 min. Super-8 COLOR NEGATIVE

Music Video:

clip from Apollo Run’s “Devil in Disguise” (2013) —super-8 HIGH CONTRAST film


Feature:

In addition to his own films, Smith has worked as producer or collaborator on award-winning, low-budget independent films such as [Gabi on the Roof in July (2011], [Joy Kevin (2014)], and [Always Shine (2016)], and Carnivores (on the festival circuit in 2020).


Narrative Short:

[Calm] (2005)—Narrative Short. Palm Springs International Film Festival ~ Winner Best Student Short film. 10 minus. HD

The Companion Americana (2008)—Narrative short. Graduate Thesis film - Columbia University. 17 mins. HD


Children’s books under the name, Henry Vinegar

AVAILABLE NOW:

Mr. Toploftical — digital picture book with illustrations by [Jess Engle] for ages 6-9. [CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE Mr. Toploftical at AMAZON.COM for your kindle devices!]

“This book is an embarrassment, and it won’t teach you anything!” ~ Mr. Toploftical

MR. TOPLOFTICAL, undergoing coloring.

MR. TOPLOFTICAL, undergoing coloring.

IN PROGRESS:

Untitled Children’s Novel — middle grade fantasy adventure novel for ages 8-12 

The Ornery Little Cuss picture book for ages 5-8. [CLICK HERE for a FREE AUDIO BOOK of the text at AMAZON.COM!]

Loud Mouse in a Quiet House — picture book in development for ages 5-8


Contact children’s author, Henry Vinegar, at: henryvinegar@gmail.com


Audio Recording

Traditional Peruvian Harp - “Corazon, Corazon” - 2010 at the gates of PARQUE ARQUEOLÓGICO in Ollantaytambo, Peru.


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