Carter Smith

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Carter Smith
Carter Smith (cropped).jpg
Born (1971-09-06) 6 September 1971 (age 48)
Occupationfilm director
fashion photographer

Carter Smith, (born September 6, 1971) is an American film director and fashion photographer.

Life and career[edit]

A native of Bowdoinham, Maine, Smith moved to New York City after graduating from Mt. Ararat High School in 1989.[1] He enrolled at the Fashion Institute of Technology but later dropped out to pursue a career in fashion photography. Smith has shot photo spreads for Vogue, GQ, and W Magazine, as well as numerous celebrity photo shoots.[2] Smith began his career as a filmmaker directing commercials for clients such as Lancôme, Tommy Hilfiger and Tiffany's. In 2006, Smith directed the short horror film, Bugcrush, which was based on a short story by Scott Treleaven. The film won the Short Filmmaking Award at the Sundance Film Festival. Smith's next effort was his feature-film debut with a big-screen adaptation of Scott Smith's 2006 horror novel, The Ruins. Smith's short film, Yearbook, debuted at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.[3]



  1. ^ Archived from the original on August 15, 2011. Retrieved September 14, 2011. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Amodeo, John (2008-04-03). "Out Director Carter Smith Helms "The Ruins"". EDGE Boston. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  3. ^ Crabtree, Joel (2011-02-11). "Maine filmmaker Carter Smith's 'Yearbook' part of Sundance film festival — Living". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 2012-10-05.
  4. ^ Catsoulis, Jeannette (August 28, 2014). "A Friendship in Limbo – 'Jamie Marks Is Dead,' a Supernatural Thriller". New York Times. Retrieved August 30, 2014.

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