Brad W. Smith, a 40 year award winning cinematographer/DP, producer, director, editor and audio mix engineer with over 250 awards for his outstanding production work in Film, Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing Communications, Community Relations, Event Video Production, Audio Production, Documentaries, Music Videos and Entertainment Services production. He is engaged in all aspects of bringing the best productions from script to screen, and everything in between.
Today, he operates Cinematic Images Group, founded in 2006 and has shot, edited and mixed over 2,000 high-definition (HD) projects. Included in resume is documentaries, commercials, music videos, corporate presentations, product launches, and live events. With over 250 awards, he also Director of Professional Services for Live Stream Campus, a live streaming boot camp launched in 2016 with classes in Atlanta (March 2016) and San Diego at Sony Headquarters (Late Summer 2016)
Name: Brad W. Smith
Lives in: Charlotte, North Carolina
Company: Cinematic Images Group
Occupation: Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Creative Executive, Director, Editor, Field Recordist, Producer, Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer
Unique traits: Working with 35mm film, now all types of digital rigs. Shoot/shot with Arri, Panavision, RED, Canon. Post-production with NLE systems (MAC, PC, AVID) since 1989. Am also a mix engineer for audio since 1977, both analog and NLE digital, all systems, Neve, Tascam, Trident, ProTools, SSL, etc. and is heavily involved today with live streaming video and is an expert in emerging technologies. Smith started with American Zoetrope in the 70's as a freelance cameraman and sound mixer, then went on to open his own production company in 1982, Smithfield Productions. Sold in 1995, he became deeply involved in product development of Blackberry, XM Radio, HDSL and digital distribution systems for the Olympics in 1996.