Jim Field Smith


Jim Field Smith

Jim Field Smith (born 20 February 1979 [imdb name|id=1637768|name=Jim Field Smith] ) is a British film director, comedy writer, and actor.

Background

Field Smith attended Wellington College, Berkshire, England from 1992 to 1997, and then went on to the University of Birmingham, from where he graduated in 2001. He worked in TV production for a couple of years before he and collaborator George Kay established their own production company, [http://www.idiotlamp.com/ Idiotlamp Productions Ltd] , based in London, UK.

Career

Field Smith is currently directing the major motion picture She's Out Of My League, as announced in trade journal "Variety" in October 2007 [ [http://www.variety.com/article/VR1117974666.html/ "Jim Field Smith to direct 'League'"] , "Variety", 25 Octocber 2007] .The movie is a romantic comedy for US studio Dreamworks, starring Jay Baruchel, which started shooting March 2008 in Pittsburgh, PA, wrapped at the end of May 2008, and is currently in post-production, due for release in early 2009.

His previous credits as a film director include the shorts "Where Have I Been All Your Life?" (2007) and "Goodbye to the Normals" (2006), both produced by his company Idiotlamp Productions. He has directed a number of award-winning advertising campaigns, for clients such as Burger King, Smirnoff, AOL, MINI and Virgin.

As a writer and performer, he has various credits on TV and radio. Amongst other things, he co-writes and stars in the BBC Radio 4 comedy series "Deep Trouble "with Ben Willbond. He has appeared in various recent British TV comedies, and numerous commercials both on screen and as a voiceover artist. He also often crops up in the credits of comedy and entertainment shows as "writer" or "script editor". Most recently he wrote several episodes of the MTV puppet sitcom "Fur TV".

He is a member of the popular British sketch comedy group Dutch Elm Conservatoire, who were nominated for the Perrier Award for their show "Conspiracy" in August 2005. The show transferred to the West End, and toured the UK. The following year, the group returned for a third year to the Edinburgh fringe and subsequently the Belfast theatre festival with a show entitled [http://www.dutchelm.co.uk/prison "PRISON"] . He and the other three members of the group continue to develop projects for TV and radio. For 2008 Jim can be seen with the rest of the group in the TV series of "Comedy Cuts" on ITV2, and he is also working on a television sketch show with Dutch Elm Conservatoire for ITV.

Representation

Jim is represented in the UK by United Agents (London), and in the USA he is represented by Endeavor Talent Agency (LA) and managed by Underground Films (LA). He is represented as a commercials director in the UK by Weilands (London) and in the USA by CFM International (New York)

References

External links

* [http://www.jimfieldsmith.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.dutchelm.co.uk/ Dutch Elm Conservatoire official website]
* [http://www.unitedagents.co.uk/ United Agents - UK talent agent]
* [http://www.paramountcomedy.com/shortcuts/ Paramount comedy short-cuts website]


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