Rob Smith

Rob Smith

Director at Carbon Films, Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa

About me

Rob Smith is a film maker based in Cape Town, South Africa. He loves dogs, hates heights and spent half his childhood dressed as a pirate.

While he is best known for his ground-breaking branded content and music video work, Rob’s talent and passion for filmmaking transcends genres. He is a nuanced storyteller capable of eliciting honest human performances in a deftly crafted visual landscape, strengths well suited to the commercial world.

He has won multiple local and international advertising awards at the Loeries, Bookmarks, African Cristals, Midas, One Show, Creative Circle, and Cannes Lions.

His piece Sanlam One Rand Man won the following awards:

2x gold, 3x silver Loeries, 5x Bookmarks, 5 Midas Golds, Creative Circle Ad of the Year, African Crystal Awards, Bronze Cannes Lion for Branded Content.

Positions

Director
Cape Town, South Africa
2017 - Present (1 year 6 months)
Director
Cape Town, South Africa
Rob Smith is a director and editor based in Cape Town, South Africa. He loves dogs, hates heights and spent half his childhood dressed as a pirate.
In 2015 he was ranked as SA’s #3 director and #5 editor after winning multiple international advertising awards, including Loeries, Bookmarks, a One Show, Creative Circle Ad Of The Year, and even a Cannes Lion. 

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