Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Directing Instructor

Professional Experience:

  • Justin’s World – Creator
  • Laura’s Touch – Creator
  • Dead Man’s Gun – Writer
  • D.C. Follies – Co-producer/Writer
  • The Colbys – Writer
  • Knots Landing – Writer
  • One Little Difference – Executive Producer
  • Life-Size – Co-producer
  • Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys – Co-producer

Education & Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Minnesota

Jeff Smith is a writer, director, and producer with an extensive list of credits in feature films, television and commercials. Some of Jeff’s commercial clients include MacDonald’s, Prudential Insurance, Jack in the Box, Mattel Toys and Hebrew National Salami. Most recently, he created Justin’s World for Ryan Seacrest Productions and Krofft Pictures and he is a Member of the Board of Directors of Young Storytellers Foundation.

Courses Taught:

  • Music Video Production (V318)


  • President’s Award – Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation
  • Best Screenplay – MoonDance Film Festival
  • CLIO Award
  • Nominated for Canadian Emmy


  • Writers Guild of America (WGA)
  • WGA Education Committee
  • Young Storyteller Mentor
  • Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation