Born and raised in Marshall, Missouri. Emmy Winning DP Clyde Smith received his BA from Colorado College and MFA from CalArts. He shot several music videos, including "Weird Al" Yankovic's "All About the Pentiums," "The Saga Begins," "Amish Paradise," "Headline News," "Bob," "Bedrock Anthem," "Gump," and "I Perform This Way," Ben Folds, "Rockin' ... See full bio »

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The Nutty Professor Camera and Electrical Department
Midnight Movie Cinematographer
Jack Frost Camera and Electrical Department
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Camera and Electrical Department


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 2016 Anticrash (Short) (cinematography supervisor)
 2015/II Debris (Short)
 2014-2015 Todd's Blog (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2014 Sweet Dreams (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2014)
 2014 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Tacky (Video short)
 2014 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Handy (Video short)
 2014 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Foil (Video short)
 2013 Robbery (Short)
 2010 Slow Moe (as Clyde Smith)
 2008 Midnight Movie (director of photography - as Clyde Smith)
 2006-2007 Campus Ladies (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- We Are Family (2007)
- Foreign Policy (2007)
- Safety First (2007)
- Psych 101 (2007)
 2006 'Weird Al' Yankovic: White & Nerdy (Video short)
 2006 2006 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2005 2005 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (film segments)
 2005 Fat Actress (TV Series) (director of photography - 3 episodes)
- Hold This (2005) ... (director of photography - as Clyde Smith)
- Cry Baby McGuire (2005) ... (director of photography - as Clyde Smith)
- Big Butts (2005) ... (director of photography - as Clyde Smith)
 2004 Last Laugh '04 (TV Movie) (as Clyde Smith)
 2004 2004 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2003 'Weird Al' Yankovic: Bob (Video short)
 2003 MTV: Reloaded (TV Short)
 2003 2003 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special) (film segments)
 2003 A Decade Under the Influence (Documentary)
 2002 Jumping for Joy (director of photography)
 2002 Jack Black: Spider-Man (TV Short)
 2002 Lord of the Piercing (TV Short)
 2002 Panic Room with Will Ferrell (TV Short)
 2001 The Downer Channel (TV Series) (director of photography)
 2001 Castaway Dick (TV Movie)
 2001 2001 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2000 The 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 (TV Special)
 2000 The 70s: The Decade That Changed Television (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 2000 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2000 The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 1999 Armagedd'NSync (TV Special)
 1999 Heat Vision and Jack (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1999 1999 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1999 Sounds Dangerous (Short)
 1998 Backstreet Boyz (TV Short)
 1998 Break on Through with JFK (Short) (as Clyde Smith)
 1998 Hanson: River (Video short)
 1998 1998 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1997 Tenacious D (TV Series) (director of photography)
 1997 Derek Zoolander University (TV Short)
 1997 The Weird Al Show (TV Series)
 1997 The Jenny McCarthy Show (TV Series) (director of photography - 22 episodes)
- Episode #1.22 (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.21 (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.20 (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.19 (1997) ... (director of photography)
- Episode #1.18 (1997) ... (director of photography)
 1997 1997 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1997 The 69th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
 1996 Mr. Show with Bob and David: Fantastic Newness (TV Movie) (location photography)
 1996 Derek Zoolander: Male Model (TV Short)
 1996 1996 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1995 Mr. Show with Bob and David (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Cry of a Hungry Baby (1995) ... (as Clyde Smith)
 1995 1995 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1994 1994 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1993 1993 MTV Movie Awards (TV Special)
 1992 The Ben Stiller Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Pilot (1992)
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Brother-in-law of actor Michael Ontkean (of The Rookies, Twin Peaks, and Slapshot fame).

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