James A  Smith Natural Mountain Productions - Writer/Director/Producers - Toronto, ON, Canada

Laura J Forth And James A Smith Natural Mountain Productions

Toronto, ON, Canada




As writer/director/producers for theatre, music, film and television we are able to work on all aspects of your project in whatever capacity you require.

Work History

Script/Story Producer

Team Everest Development (for iPad)

January 2012 - April 2012

Creative Team Member (Script/Story Producer) which developed a ground-breaking software application around the Mount Everest Expedition for iPad.

Director of Social Marketing


From September 2011


Toronto Film College (Toronto Media and Film College)

January 2005 - April 2008

Developed Curriculum and Delivered Courses for adults. Students received a variety of class-styles including lectures, seminars, workshops and hands-on training. Courses included Scriptwriting, Screenwriting, Digital Editing, Industry and Business, Film History, in addition to a wide range of technical courses.

Writer, Director, Producer

CCI (Canadian Community Initiatives)

January 2003 - January 2011

CCI uses the arts as a tool to bring focus to a variety of social issues. Our projects revolve around training youth and community members in the arts -- film, television, theatre, music etc as a method of empowerment, skills development, and community capacity building. CCI with Natural Mountain Inc. Produced the award winning documentary Leopards in the Snow, (part 1 and 2) broadcast as part of the Rogers Signature Series of Independent Producers (Canada - wide) and also on mchannel, Vancouver.

TV Series Producer

Rogers Communications

January 2001 - January 2003

Produced 'Eyes On' a one-hour weekly television show broadcast on Rogers Channel 12. Host, internationally renowned radio personality, Mohamed Dahir.

Writer, Producer (Corporate Division)

Natural Mountain Inc.

January 1995 - January 1995

In charge of sourcing financing, networking, proposals, story and scipts, servicing all project needs, maintaining relationships, supervising all aspects of pre-production, production and post-production on a variety of projects.

Producer, Development and Finance

Natural Mountain Video Productions

January 1995 - January 2010

Corporate, Broadcast, Educational, Industrial Video and Digital Content as well as Social Media and on-line content for a variety of Clients.


Rogers Television

January 1984 - January 1987

Lead Singer/Guitar/Piano

Spring Forth



We just completed a Real Estate WebVideo. We can do webvideos for any business -- contact us

Music Jingles and YouTube videos

Would love to create a music jingle for your business -- customized, professional


We can create a compelling, creative and affordable webvideo for your business or your portfolio

Video, Film, Music

Radio and Television jingles, Video commercials, film scripts, post production music, digital editing

Qualifications & Certifications

University of Toronto

Honours B.A.

University of Toronto - University College

UNSW (The University of New South Wales)

Lorne Park Secondary School

Toronto School of Drama

English and Drama Combined Specialist

University of Toronto

Drama, English and Film

University of New South Wales

Lorne Park Secondary School

Toronto School of Drama

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