NEW YORK, USA // Aubrey Smyth is an award winning Commercial and Film Director with 8 years of experience in both scripted and non-scripted content.
After graduating with High Honors in Film & Video and being awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award in Media Arts/Film by the faculty of the acclaimed Pratt Institute, Aubrey set her mind on directing. At the age of 21 she founded her full service production company Gingersnap NYC whose earliest clients included Grey Advertising and Pantene Pro-V. In 2015 Aubrey became the first female represented on Cutter Productions directorial roster. She has directed promos for ABC's Quantico featuring Priyanka Chopra and cast and campaigns for Campbell's Well Yes! Soup with Busy Philipps, Mark Ruffalo’s non-profit The Solutions Project featuring Mark Ruffalo, Colgate, TJ Maxx, Make-A-Wish foundation, Merck, Nielsen, Alibaba and more.
Aubrey is no stranger to contests – She recently won 1st Place in the Moët Moment Film Festival for her film “The Bout” and was awarded a $25K film grant. She has also won 1st place for a Lipton Iced Tea spot via MoFilm’s International commercial competition and was runner-up for a Klondike spot via MoFilm’s International commercial competition.
In addition to directing, Aubrey is an experienced producer, camera operator, and editor. She is currently developing a scripted feature film and a comedy TV pilot, Ginger with a Snap, for which the proof of concept short film has played in film festivals nationwide.