(Documentary) (key grip)
The Lance Krall Show
(TV Series) (first assistant camera - 1 episode, 2005) (assistant camera - 1 episode, 2005)
Television (2005) 1st Camera Asst. "Clean Sweep" The Learning Channel
James E. Smith | James Smith
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
You can spend $100,000 and go into massive debt at a film school so you can come to Hollywood and start from scratch. To me that's a total waste of time. Or, you can come to Hollywood, do as your told, get your hands dirty, and learn by example. As long as you don't act like you know everything, you'll save a hell of a lot of money in the process.
While working as a crew member on Randy Travis' film "The Wager", James volunteered to jump into the swimming pool because a stunt man refused to. The reason; the pool was located on a filming property and had not been cleaned in two years! It was so dirty, you could not see the bottom. The sun was setting and the crew needed to film the final scene before dark to 'get the shot'. James had a talk...