Cole Smith is a filmmaker from Charlotte, NC. He is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy (B.S. in English Literature) and a former nuclear weapons operator. He is an MFA candidate in Screenwriting at Columbia University in New York City. He is also a Director for Virtual Reality programs with military training applications.

Cole is a published writer. His work, “Space Age Conceptions of Time in Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’” went on to publication in “Interdisciplinary Humanities” and his biography of Alfred Hitchcock appeared in the Alfred Hitchcock Volume of “Critical Insights.”

In addition to his work as a filmmaker and essayist, Cole is an accomplished rock climber and alpinist. He is also a motorcycle enthusiast who, for about 6 months, lived full time off of the back of his dual sport motorcycle as he drove the American West.

Collaborators Include: Moth+Flame, Big Machine Label Group, Columbia University, U.S. Air Force, 9 Mind Asylum, Arts in the Armed Forces, Nine Stories Productions.