pmsmith 

member since 02/18/2003 | last login 10/26/2011

Peter Marshall Smith is a co-founder of LASREVER, an independent production company based in Los Angeles. His directorial credits include 20 episodes of television, for channel LA36 as well as various short films, including the new western short, "Widowmaker", which screened as...

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Peter Marshall Smith is a co-founder of LASREVER, an independent production company based in Los Angeles. His directorial credits include 20 episodes of television, for channel LA36 as well as various short films, including the new western short, "Widowmaker", which screened as part of the Best of Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project 2010 and won a jury award. Last fall, "Year of the Rabbit" took third place in filmaka's DIRECTV Film Challenge. Past credits include "Brutal" which was screened as part of the Best of Los Angeles 48 Hour Film Project in 2008. "Who You Know" was a top 5 finalist in FX's 2006 comedy pilot competition for Always Sunny In Philadelphia. "In Memory of Rusty" received awards for Best Acting ensemble and Best Cinematography in the 48 Hour Film Project in Los Angeles 2006. "Here It Comes" aired on MTV for World Aids Day Film Festival in 1998 and was a finalist in Triggerstreet's 3rd Festival. Here It Comes screened at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004. Hard-Wired was a Top Ten Finalist in the Triggerstreet's 4th Festival, and Honor Among Thieves garnered awards for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Cinematography and Best Original Score at NYC Midnight Movie Making Madness 2004.

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  • A review of Gazillion
    by pmsmith on 09/20/2005
    ...but I don't think you'd mind, Mr. Appelman, because Gazillion wasn't a plea for sympathy, just a cold calculation, a shrewd analysis of sex trafficking, and an original use on non-sync filmmaking (with the exception of the Girl's line), and non-linear visual story telling. On top of that, the script was tight, and that simply tightened the screws. The fast pace of the editing... read
  • by pmsmith on 09/20/2005
    I was amused at this short and thought Jeff Sutter had an amiable presence and brought the necessary degree of naivete to his character. The production quality seemed bare, as if the minimal amount of time was put into to art direction to setup a joke, but that's the nature of low budget filmmaking, and is forgivable. My suggestion with comedic material such as this would be... read
  • A review of Mirror to the Mob
    by pmsmith on 04/09/2005
    But I can appreciate narcissistic projects if they deliver the goods. I found it interesting that you bookend the movie with interviews, it's so different from the typical short format, making it more like TV. As far as the content of Mirror to the Mob, I thought the short played more like a scene from a longer piece, but it was engaging. The split screens, ani-mattes or whatever... read
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