About Sam Smith
Sam Smith is a photographer, filmmaker, cinematographer and visual artist located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Smith was surrounded by visual art from a young age, and it quickly became a basis of his identity. He has made it his goal to share images that are both personal and universal.
Sam Smith is available for commissioned work, with experience in videography, cinematography, portraiture and event photography. He specializes in senior, family, engagement event and baby portraits along with narrative cinematography.
Smith will be attending the prestigious New York University Tisch Film/TV program in the fall.
Winner of Visual Arts Overture Award, 2016
Two-Time Winner of Cincinnati Public Library Teen Photo Contest
Three-Time winner of Loveland Photo Contest
Best in category at Golden Lions Film Festival 2016
Best cinematography in Blue Ridge Young Filmmakers Festival
Best cinematography in Premiere Film Festival
Official Selection for Intermix Vidcon 2016
Best editing and cinematography, second overall in 2016 72 Hour Teen Film Challenge, best cinematography and third overall in 2017 Teen Film Challenge
Started and lead Loveland Film Club, bringing positivity and passion together for young filmmakers to collaborate and create
Best of show at Exposure: Montgomery Photo Show 2017, 2016 student winner
Official selection at 2016 All American High School Film festival; cinematographer of four official selections out of five total from Cincinnati. Nominee for best cinematography.
Best direction at 2017 All American High School Film Festival
NFFTY film festival official selection, 2016