Susan Beth Smith orchestrates the creative, human and technological components of large scale, media-‐ based and visual effects projects for theme parks, special venues and museums.
With an extensive knowledge of artistic, cultural and technological trends, Smith views every element with a fresh eye. She is adept at assembling world-‐class artistic and technical teams and managing a wide range of approaches, production options, processes and workflows.
In the location-‐based entertainment and special venue world, Smith brings the expertise, deft problem-‐ solving, talent sourcing and strategic wizardry deriving from 20+years of successfully producing extraordinary projects, in multiple formats and mediums, throughout the world.
Producers Guild of America (PGA New Media Council) Visual Effects Society (VES)
Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) SIGGRAPH/ ACM (Los Angeles)
Currently working on attractions and projects in Malaysia, Hong Kong and throughout the U.S.
Select Previous Projects (for various companies and production entities):
Ocean Park, Hong Kong
Wanda Wuhan Movie Park, Wuhan China Kennedy Space Center, Space Shuttle Atlantis Disney Parks & Resorts
Writers Guild America West Paramount Park, Murcia, Spain
Expo 2012: USA Pavilion, Yeosu, Korea Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour
Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay, Live Theater, Media Show Fort Edmonton Park, Northern Lights
The White House Halloween
The National World War II Museum Universal Studios, Japan
Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi MGM/Movie Park Germany
MGM/ Canadian Niagara Action! MGM’s Great Movie Journey MGM/ Mad Science Touring Science Show with The Pink Panther
Commercials, Footage, Broadcast, Event and Special Venue Films:
Production of automotive location and stage shoots covering terrain from the most remote back roads of Florida, Idaho and Oregon, to the mountains and canyons of Utah, Colorado and Washington, throughout much of California; to racetracks, rooftops and tunnels of downtown Los Angeles, the streets of Montreal, New York and Arizona. Including post producing and editing, graphics, compositing, color grading; stock footage selection and procurement; legal liaison and clearance management.
Location and stage shoots, Events & select Documentary special subjects: major artists, writers, photographers, financiers, television showrunners, professors, politicians and experts in many fields, including: Barack Obama, Ray Bradbury, Gregory Crewdson, Michael Eisner, Frank Gehry; Paul Goldberger, Greg Gorman, Henry Kravis, John Lasseter, James Nachtwey, Vincent Scully, Rudolph Giuliani, Richard Riordan, Rupert Neve: Show Runners: Alan Ball, Jeff Melvoin, Vince Gilligan, John Wells, Shawn Ryan…