7 Parties(in pre-production for late
2012, early 2013 release)
improv feature film following the romantic entanglements of two men who take a vow of a year of chastity... and promptly meet the women of their dreams.
Lazer Hands(in development)
post-apocalyptic sci-fi psychedelic western. a nod to leone, kurosawa and milch told with a startling new visual appeal.
A sketch comedy pilot featuring Suddenly Dapper with editorial assistance from Matthew F Smith. Surreal and street and silly. Echoes of their work together on "Jive Joint"& "Suddenly Dapper is Playing on My Street"2010)
A variety show pilot that mined inspiration from vaudeville, the golden age of cinema, 1980s sitcoms, the Beats & the headlines of the day. Created, written, directed & edited by Matthew F Smith & featuring performances by Paul Newman & Ross Steeves as well as Helios Jive & Lucent Dossier.2010)
An online tour diary/musical comedy travelogue that followed Helios Jive as they performed their way across Ireland, culminating in a performance at the Electric Picnic Festival. Shot & cut by Matthew F Smith and featuring Paul Newman & Ross Steeves. Also with appearances by members of Lucent Dossier.