Alex & Andrew are twin brother writer/directors who hail from Montana. They work in feature films and television. Their most recent film, WALKING OUT, which they wrote and directed, is an adaptation of David Quammen’s legendary short story. It premiered in the Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and was subsequently picked up for distribution by IFC Films. WALKING OUT stars Golden Globe winner Matt Bomer (THE NORMAL HEART) Josh Wiggins (HELLION), Bill Pullman, (LOST HIGHWAY) Alex Neustaeder (THE COLONY) and Lily Gladstone (CERTAIN WOMEN). Producers include Brunson Green (THE HELP), Laura Ivey, Julie Lynn & Bonnie Curtis (LIFE) and Rodrigo Garcia. The film received a major grant from the San Francisco Film Society/Kenneth Rainin Foundation.
The Smiths also recently wrote, directed and produced the feature film, WINTER IN THE BLOOD, based on the classic James Welch novel. WINTER IN THE BLOOD had its world premiere at the LA Film Festival, stars Chaske Spencer, Julia Jones (both of THE TWILIGHT SAGA) and David Morse, won numerous festival awards, and is distributed by Kino Lorber. Previously, they wrote and directed the award-winning original feature film, THE SLAUGHTER RULE, starring Ryan Gosling, Amy Adams, Clea Duvall, and David Morse, which premiered in competition at Sundance.
Alex & Andrew are currently writing two pilots— an adaptation of Kevin Brockmeier’s best-selling novel, THE BRIEF HISTORY OF THE DEAD, for Amazon Original series— and, THE DARKLINGS, a supernatural adolescent drama set in post-WWII Europe—for Red Arrow, an international production company. Laverne McKinnon— of Charlize Theron’s Denver & Delilah—is the producer on both projects.
The Smith Brothers have written scripts for HBO, Warner Bros, Disney, Sony, FX, and others. They also adapted the graphic novel series SON OF THE GUN by legendary cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky for Fox Searchlight and the Wallace Stegner novel, REMEMBERING LAUGHTER, for filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia (ALBERT NOBBS). Mia Wiakowski is attached as the lead. The Smith Brothers have worked in the past with Lars Von Trier, Terrance Malick and David O. Russell.
Andrew is a Professor in the School of Media Arts at the University of Montana. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughters. Alex is based in Woodstock, New York.
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