Kevin M. Smith

  • Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Broadcast

A multi-award winning Hollywood screenwriter, playwright and producer, Kevin has written for and worked with Academy Award nominated actors, directors and producers for the past 20 years. He has also served as a creative development executive for Bohemia Group Originals since 2015.

Whether it is feature films, stage plays, teleplays, TV sitcoms, TV dramadies, mini-series and scripted reality TV, Kevin's unique talents delve into the nuances and attributes of unforgettable characters, as well as transport viewers into historical and memorable events.

Kevin's feature film catalogue includes PRIDE (starring Terrance Howard - produced by Lionsgate Films); FLIP - THE FLIP WILSON STORY (with Atmosphere Productions & KEMB Production); ONE HEARTBEAT (with KEMB Productions & Hyde Park Productions – Director Reggie Hudlin); ALL-STAR MOM (with Bohemia Group Originals) BUMP & RUNNING (with Bear-Bucca Entertainment); MY BROTHER'S KEEPER (with KEMB Production); JOE LOUIS VS THE WORLD (with Nate Parker & Atmosphere Productions); FOREVER FRIENDS (animated feature with Turtle Pond Productions & Bohemia Group Originals); THE PITTSBURGH POWDERKEGS (with KEMB Production – Director Kris Wilson); CONSCIENCE OF THE CITY (with Mike Ilitch Jr.); FINDING WOODSTOCK (TV drama with Bohemia Group Originals); and GARDEL (stage play with producer Kurt Swanson, Justin Ross, director Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj and choreographer Alycia Perrin).

As a television producer/writer/anchor for WTAE-TV (Pittsburgh), Kevin earned three Regional Emmy nominations, four Golden Quill Awards, four Associated Press Awards, a National Headliners Award, the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award, as well as two Telly Awards as an executive producer for the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team.

As an Instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, Kevin has had the honor of designing and implementing the Broadcast curriculum in the Film & Media Studies department. Kevin is also engaged with the College in High School program and works with prospective screenwriting students at the University of Pittsburgh.