the future...

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.

the past...

Suddenly Dapper

(2012)

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"

The Kitchen
Sync Revival

(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.

Helios Jive
Goes to Ireland

(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.