Originally from Montclair, NJ, Imanuel Smith now resides in Brooklyn, NY. Formerly of the United States Navy's Naval Nuclear Power School, Imanuel has an affinity for all things technical and logistical with the use of discipline and a humble demeanor. For almost 16 years he has built a career in film and television as an Assistant Director, Producer and current member of the International Cinematographer's Guild. He has had the honor to work on such notable productions as Gotham, Daredevil, The Night Of, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as a Camera Assistant, Camera Operator and Digital Imaging Technician. As a Digital Imaging Technician he has worked with Emmy and Oscar notable DP's such as Crescenzo Notarile, Bradford Young and Robert Elswit. Imanuel is proficient in Arri, Panivision, RED, Phantom Flex, Sony and Canon workflows, specifications, accessories and partnering software. Patience and the eagerness to learn drives the passion of his career. There are never complaints, just a meticulous focus to see that every job is done to the best of his ability. The greatest challenge he faces is being a dedicated industry professional while being a single parent to two teenage girls excelling in high school.
Name: Imanuel Robert Smith III
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: B.E.A.R. Entertainment LLC
Occupation: Camera Operator, Digital Imaging Technician, First Assistant Camera, Producer, Second Assistant Camera, Theatrical Producer and Screenwriter
Unique traits: Chess, Rollerblading, Snow Boarding, Ice Skating, Weapons and Explosives training, Swimming, Life Guard Training, Scuba, Underwater Filming, Mountain Climbing, Survival Training.
Film (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Upon learning that their mother has been lying to them for years about their allegedly deceased father, two fraternal twin brothers hit the road in order to find him.
Film (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man, who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May, under the watchful eye of his new mentor Tony Stark, Peter tries to fall back into his normal daily routine - distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just your freindly neighborhood Spider-Man - but when the Vulture emerges as a new villain, everything that Peter holds most important will be threatened. Written by Benett Sullivan
Going in Style
Film (Comedy and Crime) Camera and Electrical Department A reboot of the 1979 movie that was directed by Martin Brest and featured George Burns, Art Carney, and Lee Strasberg. Three seniors, who are living social security check to check and even reduced to eating dog food at times, decide they have had enough. So, they plan to rob a bank...problem is, they don't even know how to handle a gun! A social commentary on growing old in America and what we are sometimes driven to, due to circumstances. Written by William Adkins