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Ya'Ke Smith

Ya'Ke made his first film at the age of 15, while a student at Sam Houston High School in his native San Antonio, Texas and has yet to look back. His films have screened at The Cannes International Film Festival, The Pan African Film and Arts festival, The Sedicorto International Film Festival Forli and The Los Angeles Shorts Film Festival, to ... See full bio »

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Wolf Writer
Katrina's Son Writer
Hope's War Writer


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 2020/I Brother (Short)
 2018-2019 The Price of Fame (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Muhammad Ali (2019)
- Prince (2018)
 2019 Heavenly (Short) (writer)
  Murder Made Me Famous (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Aileen Wuornos (2018)
- B.T.K. Killer (2018)
- David Koresh (2017) ... (writer)
 2017 The Beginning and Ending of Everything (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 2015 One Hitta Quitta (Short) (writer)
 2014 dawn. (Short) (co-writer)
 2012/I Wolf
 2011 Katrina's Son (Short)
 2007 The Second Coming (Short)
 2005 Hope's War (Short)
 2004 Street Tales of Terror (Segment 3)
 2003 Family Reunion (Short) (writer)
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He currently teaches a variety of film courses at the University of Texas at Arlington. See more »

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