Andrew Smith

Writer/Director, The Slaughter Rule

Director, Rear View Mirror

Alex & Andrew are twin brother writer/directors who hail from Montana, who work in feature films and television. WALKING OUT, their most recent film, a father-and-son adventure/thriller set in the Montana wilderness, premiered in the Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where it was picked up for distribution by IFC Films in the US, and by AMP-SALT for international distribution. Foreign distributors include ICON, Non-Stop and many European companies.

The Smiths also wrote, directed and produced the feature, 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 (TWILIGHT SAGA), Julia Jones (WESTWORLD, WIND RIVER) Gary Farmer (SMOKE SIGNALS, DEAD MAN) and David Morse, won numerous festival awards, and is distributed by Kino Lorber Films. 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 also premiered in competition at Sundance.


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