Reed Smoot was born in 1947 in the USA. He is known for his work on Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993), Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011) and The Wraith (1986). See full bio »


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Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
The Wraith
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 2016 Mysteries of Ancient China (Documentary short) (post-production)
 2014 Electropolis (Documentary short)
 2014 Under the Electric Sky (Documentary)
 2013 Jerusalem (Documentary)
 2013 Hawaiian Journey (Documentary short)
 2013 Titans of the Ice Age (Documentary)
 2012 Viaggio in Italia (Short)
 2012 Space Junk 3D (Documentary short)
 2011 Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2011 Northern Light (Short)
 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2009 Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2008 Mysteries of the Great Lakes (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2008 Wild Ocean (Documentary)
 2008 Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2007 Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs (Documentary)
 2007 Journey Across India (Short)
 2005 Lincoln's Eyes (Short)
 2005 Mystery of the Nile (Documentary)
 2005 Mystic India (Documentary short)
 2002 Ultimate X: The Movie - Bonus Extras (Video documentary short)
 2002 Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees (Documentary)
 2002 Ultimate X: The Movie (Documentary short) (director of photography)
 2001 The Human Body (Documentary short)
 2001 Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure (Documentary short)
 2000 Cirque du Soleil: Journey of Man (Short) (director of photography)
 1999 Galapagos (Documentary short) (director of photography)
 1999 Olympic Glory (Documentary short)
 1998 Mysteries of Egypt (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1998 No Laughing Matter (TV Movie)
 1998 Dinosaur (Short)
 1997 Divided by Hate (TV Movie)
 1997 Not in This Town (TV Movie)
 1996 Zion Canyon: Treasure of the Gods (Short documentary)
 1996 Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short documentary)
 1996 Imagine Indiana (Short)
 1995 Out of Annie's Past (Video)
 1995 The Women of Spring Break (TV Movie)
 1994 Yellowstone (Documentary short) (director of photography)
 1993 Rubdown (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1993 The Mountain of the Lord (Video)
 1992 To Be an Astronaut (Documentary short)
 1990 Legacy
 1989 Back to Neverland (Short)
 1989 Gleaming the Cube (director of photography)
 1989 Mick and Frankie (TV Movie)
 1988 The Pump (Short)
 1987 Russkies (director of photography)
 1986 The Wraith (director of photography)
 1986 Spirit Lodge (Short)
 1985 Rainbow War (Short) (director of photography)
 1985 The Long Hot Summer (TV Movie)
 1985 Lots of Luck (TV Movie)
 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets (Documentary short)
 1984 Door to Door
 1984 The Road to Emmaus (TV Short)
 1983 The Last Leaf (Short) (director of photography)
 1983 When Your Lover Leaves (TV Movie)
 1982 The Avenging
 1982 Ballet Robotique (Short)
 1981 Harry's War
 1980 Windwalker
 1979 The Emmett Smith Story (Short) (director of photography)
 1979 The Trophy Case (Short) (director of photography)
 1979 Take Down
 1978 Uncle Ben (Short) (director of photography)
 1978 Where Jesus Walked (Short documentary)
 1977 The Gift (Short) (director of photography)
 1977 The Mailbox (Short) (director of photography)
 1977 The Phone Call (Short)
 1977 Indian (Documentary)
 1976 John Baker's Last Race (Short) (director of photography)
 1976 The First Vision (Short) (uncredited)
 1974 Cipher in the Snow (Short)
 1973 The Great American Cowboy (Documentary)
 1971 Are You Listening? (Documentary short)
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Smoot got his start as a cinematographer on many of the classic "church films" produced during the 1970s at BYU for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His films while there include: The Emmett Smith Story (1979), Uncle Ben (1978), The Mailbox (1977), John Baker's Last Race (1976), The Lost Manuscript (1974) and ... See more »

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Received the Kodak Vision Award for "expanding the realm of Large-Format filmmaking" with his extensive IMAX cinematography. See more »

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