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‘Abducted’ Producer Joins PROOF Team

Stephanie Tobey, producer of the acclaimed, highly-successful Netflix true crime documentary, ABDUCTED IN PLAIN SIGHT, has signed on to help ...

ST. LOUIS FILMMAKERS SHOWCASE SCREENS ‘MEMORY BOX’ AND ‘SAFE & HAPPY’

The 19th Annual St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase featured two of my short films, MEMORY BOX and SAFE & HAPPY Sunday, ...

SAFE & HAPPY EARNS 2 NOMINATIONS AT AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FEST

My newly-released short film, SAFE & HAPPY, won two nominations from the Austin Revolution Film Festival, Sept. 3-8:  Best U.S. ...

MAJOR NEW PROJECT: FEATURE DRAMATIC TRUE CRIME STORY

I’m writing/producing a feature film based on a fascinating true crime story about the Betsy Faria murder/Pam Hupp story–a bizarre ...

Interview with Film Critic Simon Watson on Extra Features

Had a lot of fun speaking with Toronto-based podcast Extra Features about my new short film , SAFE & HAPPY, ...

New Video Takes Viewers Behind the Scenes in the Making of “Safe & Happy”

Check out this wonderful BTS (behind the scenes) video on the making of my new short film, SAFE & HAPPY: ...

Updates on Projects in Development by Daniel Blake Smith

Great Early News from the Festival Circuit for MEMORY BOX!

My short film, MEMORY BOX, just two months into its festival journey, has now been accepted into 6 festivals and ...

“MEMORY BOX” HAS WORLD PREMIERE AT AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FEST

My short film, MEMORY BOX, about how a man’s visit with a loved one leads to a shattering revelation, will ...

New Play Based on True Stories of Troubled Youth Performed in St. Louis

UNHEARD VOICES:  You Don’t Know My Story, a play I conceived but drawn directly from the raw and courageous stories ...

Behind the Scenes of the MEMORY BOX Shoot

We had a terrific shoot for my new short, MEMORY BOX, on April 7.  Here are some pics that capture ...

New Film, MEMORY BOX, Goes into Production April 7

A short film I wrote and will produce, MEMORY BOX, drawn from my just-released novel, MR. WONDERFUL, will be filmed ...

EARLY PRAISE FOR ‘MR. WONDERFUL’

“A character-driven literary novel, Smith writes flawed but fascinating characters. There are many amusing and poignant moments that will be ...