Reed Smoot

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Reed Smoot was born on April 25, 1947 in Provo, Utah, USA. He is a cinematographer and director, known for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008), Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993) and Dennis the Menace (1993). See full bio »

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Known For

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Camera and Electrical Department
Dennis the Menace Camera and Electrical Department
The Wraith Cinematographer


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 2020 Mysteries of Ancient China (Documentary short)
 2020 Dinosaurs of Antarctica (Documentary short) (director of photography)
 2019 Superpower Dogs (Documentary)
 2017 Journey with Dylan Dreyer (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2014 Electropolis (Documentary short)
 2014 Under the Electric Sky (Documentary)
 2013 Jerusalem (Documentary short)
 2013 Hawaiian Journey (Documentary short)
 2013 Titans of the Ice Age (Documentary short)
 2012 Viaggio in Italia (Short)
 2012 Space Junk 3D (Documentary short)
 2011 Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (TV Special documentary) (director of photography)
 2011 Northern Light (Short)
 2011 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2009 La Toya Jackson: Home (Music Video) (cinematography)
 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 and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2007 Journey Across India (Short)
 2007 Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs (Documentary short)
 2005 Lincoln's Eyes (Short)
 2005 Mystic India (Documentary short)
 2005 Mystery of the Nile (Documentary)
 2002 Ultimate X: The Movie - Bonus Extras (Video documentary short)
 2002 Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees (Documentary)
 2002 Ultimate X: The Movie (Documentary) (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 Dinosaur (Short)
 1998 Mysteries of Egypt (Documentary short) (director of photography)
 1998 No Laughing Matter (TV Movie)
 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 (TV Movie)
 1995 Welcome to Paradise (TV Movie)
 1994 Yellowstone (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1993 Rubdown (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1993 Legacy
 1993 The Mountain of the Lord (Video)
 1992 To Be an Astronaut (Documentary short)
 1989 Mick and Frankie (TV Movie)
 1989 Back to Neverland (Short)
 1989 Gleaming the Cube (director of photography)
 1988 The Pump (Short)
 1988 Baby Boom (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1988)
 1987 Russkies (director of photography)
 1987 Rainbow War (Short) (director of photography)
 1986 Spirit Lodge (Short)
 1986 The Wraith (director of photography)
 1985 The Long Hot Summer (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1985)
- Part 1 (1985)
 1985 Lots of Luck (TV Movie)
 1984 Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets (Documentary)
 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 Blind Love (Short)
 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 A Different Drum (Short) (director of photography)
 1974 Cipher in the Snow (Short)
 1974 The Great American Cowboy (Documentary)
 1971/I Are You Listening? (Documentary short)
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Unsold pilot: Cinematographer for "Mick and Frankie", a pilot for a series that wasn't picked up. 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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