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Roo Smith

Boulder, Colorado

About Me

Roo is a commercial/documentary filmmaker and photographer based in Boulder, Colorado but travels all around the world for his filmmaking career. He has directed films above 14,000ft in the Rocky Mountain West, worked as a camera operator among indigenous communities in Peru and Ecuador, provided stills work for professional surfers in Costa Rica and has received notable recognition in his hometown of Orcas Island in Washington State for his work telling stories in the outdoor space. He specializes in outdoor lifestyle and he’s worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Netflix, Outside Magazine, Garmin, Altra and Ortovox.

I have been in the industry since 2017.

Roo Smith Showreel 2021
Added on 5/25/2022
Roo is a commercial/documentary filmmaker and photographer based in Boulder, Colorado but travels all around the world for his filmmaking career. He has produced films above 14,000ft in the Rocky Mountain West, filmed among indigenous communities in Peru and Ecuador, directed videos with professional surfers in Costa Rica and has received notable recognition in his hometown of Orcas Island in Washington State for his work telling stories in the outdoor space.

Credits

Director of Photography – Climbing Castleton Tower

May, 2022 — May, 2022
Short Film – Fanttick

Director / DP – The Why

April, 2022 — April, 2022
Short Film – Canyon Bicycles

Camera Operator – Woman of Adventure

April, 2022 — April, 2022
Commercial – Garmin

Director of Photography – The Mexico Story

March, 2022 — March, 2022
Short Film – XtraTuf

BTS Photographer – Spring '22 RV Lifestyle Campaign

March, 2022 — March, 2022
Commercial – Garmin

Director / DP / Stills – A Disabled Ski Bum Story

January, 2022 — March, 2022
Short Film – Outside Magazine

Director / DP / Stills – Goat Surf Club - Trapped in Morocco

December, 2021 — December, 2021
Short Film – Outside Magazine

PA / B Cam Operator – Tiger King Season 2

June, 2021 — June, 2022
Television – Netflix

Drone Operator – 1% Makes a Difference

May, 2021 — May, 2021
Commercial – 1% for the Planet

Stills Photographer – Comedy TV Spots

March, 2021 — current
Commercial – Oxygen Bank

Stills Photographer – Deadliest Avalanche Year

February, 2021 — February, 2021
Commercial – Colorado Avalanche Information Center

Assistant Camera – Center for Safesport

September, 2020 — September, 2020
Commercial – ESPN

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