Peter Marshall Smith

Peter Marshall Smith

Director, Editor and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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About Peter

Peter Marshall Smith is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from UCLA, he co-founded Lasrever, an independent production company, directed multiple award winning short films and was a commercial editor at TBWA\Chiat\Day. He was the principal director and editor of "The Underground", a progressive variety show on LA36, and also served as a producer and editor for an upcoming feature length documentary entitled, "Tupamaro", which won Best Foreign Film and the Golden Palm Award at the 2017 Beverly Hills Film Festival, in addition to other awards. Currently, Peter is Producer/Editor at Garage Team Mazda in Costa Mesa.


  • Tupamaro

    Tupamaro (2018)
    Film (Documentary) Producer A deep dive into the violent world of the Tupamaros -- leftist vigilantes that patrol the streets of Caracas, Venezuela, fighting gangsters, government forces and even themselves.

  • Bloodlands

    Bloodlands (2018)
    Series by Gliding Eagle Entertainment Editor A crime saga pilot created by David Bertucci, Mary K. DeVault and John Fiske.

  • Our Bnb Life

    Our Bnb Life (2017)
    Television (Comedy) Editor Add a Plot »

  • Widowmaker

    Widowmaker (2010)
    Film (Short and Western) Director The Widowmaker is the nickname of an outlaw named Solomon, a villain responsible for the death of Jamie Woodnit. Her widower, Andrew Woodnit, is paid a visit by the deputy sheriff and warned that the pursuit of revenge could cost Andrew his soul. Written by Lasrever

  • Year of the Rabbit

    Year of the Rabbit (2009)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Director Welcome to a brave new world where a multinational telecommunications conglomerate has developed an online 3D cyberspace with an advanced optical interface, allowing the user to see and interact with a virtual reality.

  • Bolivia: Don't Tread on Me

    Bolivia: Don't Tread on Me (2009)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Director The recent election of Bolivia's first indigenous president has provoked rich landowners to secede from the central government.

  • All Fired Up

    All Fired Up (2009)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Director An elderly veteran of the civil rights movement who marched with Martin Luther King, details her experience with racial segregation as a youth in the midst of the historical election of the first African American president.

  • Nicaragua: A Dying Generation

    Nicaragua: A Dying Generation (2009)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Producer In 2006, Nicaragua banned all forms of abortion including therapeutic abortions, which are operations to save the mother's life, after a furious campaign by the Catholic Church. The new law also established jail sentences of 6 to 30 years for women who terminate their pregnancies and doctors who perform the procedure. As a result, the deaths of women who have had "back alley abortions" have skyrocketed infuriating human and women's rights groups all over the world. It is somewhat ironic that Nicaragua's leftist government approved the law. However, this was largely due to their attempts to appease the powerful Catholic Church in exchange for the church's support for their anti-poverty measures. The Underground went to Nicaragua in 2008 to film interviews with the families of the victims, human rights groups, representatives of the Catholic Church, and government officials - this short documentary is the result. Since then this film has been used by several human rights groups as ... Written by Matt Weinglass

  • Street Samurai

    Street Samurai (2008)
    Film (Short, Action and Crime) Director The murder of an elite assassin has broken a long-standing peace between the Cartel and the Yakuza. Now the son of the Street Samurai has taken up his sword, with a mission to find his father's murderers and make them pay in kind.

  • Brutal

    Brutal (2008)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Director A con-woman draws her mark into a dangerous blackmail scheme with deadly consequences.

  • Freaks Like Us

    Freaks Like Us (2008)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Producer The Highway to Change. A non-stop drag out 15-hour road trip, from the California deserts through the Colorado Rockies to the Democratic National Convention of 2008.

  • Sadly, Too Late

    Sadly, Too Late (2007)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Director At Jane's video store, it's all mixed together. At Tristan's coffee shop, there are things that don't mix. When she asks him out, is it the beginning of some Mom & Pop business?

  • Who You Know

    Who You Know (2006)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Director They say making it in LA is not about talent, it's about who you know. Well, Who You Know, follows the lives of 7 eccentric artists and 1 regular guy trying to sell out stadiums without selling out, trying to get laid without getting screwed, and trying to live and love in L.A. without going (even more) insane. Who You Know takes an intimate and scary-honest look at the L.A. you never see, the L.A. that no one in their right mind would ever fantasize about. Who You Know isn't about getting off the bus from Omaha and being handed a contract role on a soap opera by the biggest producer in town because, "you've got that special something, kid." Not even close. Written by Ernessa T. Carter

  • The Underground

    The Underground (2006)
    Television (Documentary) Director The goal is to promote thought, and rattle the institutional cages that say there's no such thing as quality underground television.

  • In Memory of Rusty

    In Memory of Rusty (2006)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director Add a Plot »

  • Ballentine: Top of the World

    Ballentine: Top of the World (2006)
    Television (Documentary and Short) Producer The band's objective is to entertain the troops in this extremely isolated and hostile weather environment in a part of the world that is gradually disappearing due to climate change.

  • Hard-Wired

    Hard-Wired (2005)
    Film (Short and Crime) Director Wireless Internet security is a combination of prevention, detection, and response. Although barriers exist, there are ways through them. Hackers find those ways. One hacker has devised an exploit to pull off the largest bank heist in history - 2.5 billion dollars netted in 77 lines of code - all by way of the internet, where information is at your fingertips, but wisdom is out of reach. Written by Lasrever

  • Honor Among Thieves

    Honor Among Thieves (2004)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Director Two thieves, in love with money and the same woman, clip Vegas with a sophisticated system of button cameras, wireless transmitters, and listening devices. They take the casino for enough to incur its wrath and become the targets of revenge, even among each other. Written by Lasrever

  • Here It Comes

    Here It Comes (1999)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director A lyrical examination of a young, reckless kid who can't communicate with his mother. The choices he makes in life, he makes unconsciously, but they still have deadly consequences.


  • Best Documentary Feature, Los Angeles Film Awards '17 (editor/producer, TUPAMARO)

  • Golden Palm Award & Best Foreign Film, Beverly Hills Film Festival (editor/producer, TUPAMARO)

  • Best Feature Documentary UK Film Festival (editor/producer, TUPAMARO)

  • Golden Lion for Best Documentary, Barcelona International Film Festival (editor/producer, TUPAMARO)

  • Silver Palm Award for Best Documentary, Mexico Intl Film Festival (editor/producer, TUPAMARO)

  • Cannes Bronze Lion for Branded Entertainment (as editor of GT Academy S2)

  • Cannes Gold Lion for Branded Entertainment (as editor of GT Academy S1)

  • Gold Pencil at One Show (as editor of GT Academy S1)

  • Best Next Award AICP/Next Show (as editor of GT Academy S1)

  • Jury award for "Widowmaker" Best of 48 Hour Film Project LA

  • Best Acting ensemble and Best Cinematography for "In Memory of Rusty" 48 Hour Film Project LA


  • UCLA

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