- USO of IllinoisFilm maker/ Web Developer, present
- Chrysler Corp.
Bradley MadBrad Smith has been working in the independent film industry for eighteen years. Early in his career he worked on such projects as Oprah Winfrey's television movie, 'There Are No Children Here' and Nike/Michael Jordan's Kilroy commercial spots, in extras coordinating. Being a stage actor and classical and madrigal singer as a child, contributed to relating to actors when the need for getting the right character inspiration for a part presented itself.
Once MadBrad discovered his real talent and vision, he got more involved in the filmmaking and video production business. He worked Second Unit on 'The Watcher', starring Keanu Reeves and James Spader and went on to work with well-known video director Marc Klasfeld on R&B artist, Dave Hollisters' One Woman Man music video and recently on Lil Bow Wows' 'Thank You' music video. He also worked with director Paul Hunter on Michael Jordans'new Nike line spots titled, 'Much Respect'.
After he directed Soldier, a music video for R&B artist Tina Moore. He went on to direct the music video, Breath Again for newcomer Ren, which was named, by The UrbanNetwork, the #1 most added urban video in the country for the week of February 23, 2001.
MadBrads' 12-minute short film 'Restore', was accepted to Urbanworld Film Festival 2001 and brings attention to one of his first films as writer, producer, director. The film stars Max Julien Aka. Goldie and Marc MDoc Williams. March of 2002 brought Russell Simmons' Simmons Lathan Media Group together with MadBrad to secure the worldwide internet distribution of 'Restore'.
MadBrad went on to 1st A.D. the Chicago portion
of the Emmy winning season 6 of The Amazing Race. And Jeff Garlins' (of Daddy
Daycare, Curb your Enthusiasm) 'I Want Someone to Eat Cheese with'
Today MadBrad shoots video for USO of Illinois, in support of our troops! He also manages online identities for several companies.
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