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Jim Field Smith

Jim Field Smith

Jim Field Smith makes his feature film directorial debut with She's Out of My League. He is a writer, actor and director based in London, UK, who also runs Idiotlamp, the production company he set up with old friend and collaborator George Kay.

As a writer/director, Field Smith is currently developing several movies in the U.S., including a family adventure comedy for Paramount Pictures, and a feature version of his short film Where Have I Been All Your Life? for Columbia Pictures. He is also currently attached to direct Butter starring Jennifer Garner. Back home in England, Field Smith is steering an adaption of the novel All Quiet on the Orient Express.

His previous credits include the acclaimed shorts Goodbye to the Normals and Missing Moscow, as well as several award-winning international commercials for clients such as Burger King, Smirnoff, Boots and MINI.

As a writer, he has worked on numerous TV shows, including Fur TV for MTV, and two series of his own BBC sitcom Deep Trouble, in which he also starred. As an actor, he has appeared in several British TV comedy shows, including Coupling, The Robinsons, My Life in Film and Snuffbox.

Prior to that, Field Smith was writing and performing with sketch group Dutch Elm Conservatoire, who were nominated for the Perrier Award in 2005 and have staged sell-out shows in Edinburgh, the West End and a national tour.

Field Smith graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2001 with a degree in politics and international studies, which, by his own admission, has been largely of no use whatsoever.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.

Jim Field Smith Facts

OccupationDirector
BirthdayFebruary 20, 1979 (38)
SignPisces
BirthplaceEngland, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.