Kent Smith is an award-winning commercial/film director, producer, writer, and photographer who currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, but he grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina. Kent has many film credits on award-winning shows like Homeland, Outcast, Mr. Mercedes, and many movies, including American Animals, Max, and Tusk. The first feature film that Kent directed, The Last Passport, went on to win Best Director and Best Actor at the Solstice Film Festival in Minneapolis. His latest short film, MIKE, has been on the film festival circuit, winning many awards worldwide. Kent currently has three feature films in the works at different stages and hopes to have them ready for production shortly.