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CASEY SMERCZYNSKI

978. 882. 3522 • cmsmerczynski@gmail.com • Boston, Massachusetts

 

PROJECTS

Spring 2021, Me & Three Others, pilot, 22 minutes. Position: Co-Producer, Writer, Cinematographer, Director / Actor. 

A mockumentary-style sitcom following three modern day creatures living amongst humankind in the suburbs of San Diego. Created for showing and fundraising. San Diego, California. Currently in the festival circuit.

Spring 2020, Timelines, film short, 20 minutes. Position: Actor. A drama about a time traveling college student facing the dilemma of living in her easy-going past or staying in her complicated present-day life. Created for Ileana Sung’s senior thesis, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. 

 

Spring 2020, Hero Boomers, fountain pen ink triptych. Position: Artist. A study of the superhero comic and film boom that occurred post World War I and how its existence is due to warfare. Created for my Senior thesis, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Winter 2020, Initiation, film short, 10 minutes. Position: Actor / Co-Director, Cinematographer, Editor. Dramedy following a college woman going through superhero puberty while trying to find her place in life. Created for Directing final, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Fall 2019, It’s Casual, documentary, 11 minutes. Position: Co-Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor. Documentary following Dartmouth’s unique ‘hook-up culture’ and the affects it has on campus culture. Created for Documentary final, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

Summer 2017, Access to Justice, miniseries, 18 minutes. Positions: Writer / Actor / Co-Producer & Cinematographer.

Educational public service miniseries on speeding, drunk driving, property damage, underage smoking, and harassment. Created for Peabody Access to Television’s local network, Peabody, Massachusetts.

AWARDS

Official Selection, Me & Three Others, 2022. (Co-Creator)

Malibu Film Festival (Selected, Best Episode), New York International Film Awards (Award Winner, Best Series Pilot), Oniros Film Awards (Award Winner, Best Series Pilot). Pilot in circuit until September 2022.

The Alexander Laing Screenwriting Award, Dartmouth College, 2020. (Screenwriter)

Alexander Laing was a Dartmouth alumni, a professor, a poet, a novelist, and a Guggenheim Fellowship award winner. The award is presented to those with the best original screenplay; a script with the most effective film material that also has the most potential for shooting.

First Place for Instructional and Training category, Alliance for Community Media Northeast Region, 2017. (Writer,

Actor, Co-Producer, Co-Cinematographer)

First place for creating an informative and relevant educational miniseries for the public on speeding, drunk driving,

property damage, underage smoking, and harassment.

Golden Key, Museum of Fine Arts, 2016. (Artist)

The highest Studio Art award given based on originality, technical skill, and the emergence of personal voice or vision

decided by a panel of jurors.

PUBLICATIONS

Smerczynski, Casey, illustrator. Chouetty to the Rescue. By Edward Bradley. Kindle, 2020.

Smerczynski, Casey. “From Boston, with Love” The Dartmouth, 6 February 2020.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2020/02/smerczynski-bubbler.

Smerczynski et al., Beneath the Green. Tiltfactor Press, 2019. (Co-author, editor, and illustrator)

Smerczynski, Casey. “The Parkas are Coming” The Dartmouth, 7 November 2019.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2019/11/smerczynski-parkas-are-coming.

Smerczynski, Casey. “The Ecological Rebellion” The Dartmouth, 24 October 2019.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2019/10/smercynski-operation-acorn.

Smerczynski, Casey. “Bonfire Metamorphosis” The Dartmouth, 10 October 2019.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2019/10/smerczynski-bonfire.

Smerczynski, Casey. “Onion Got You Crying?” The Dartmouth, 26 September 2019.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2019/09/smerczynski-so-long-partner.

Smerczynski, Casey. “Week 3” The Dartmouth, 18 January 2019.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2019/01/smerczynski-week-3.

Smerczynski, Casey. “Dartmouth Overheards” The Dartmouth, 11 January 2018.

https://www.thedartmouth.com/article/2018/11/smerczynski-dartmouth-overheards.

Smerczynski, Casey. “Human’s Nature.” The Stonefence Review, 2018, https://www.stonefencereviewmag.com/fall-2018-art/2018/11/8/artwork-by-casey-smerczynski.

Smerczynski, Casey. “The Year Before.” The Stonefence Review, 2017, https://www.stonefencereviewmag.com/winter-2017-art/2017/3/8/photography-and-art-by-casey-smerczynski.

IN PROGRESS

Smerczynski, Casey. “Throwing Stones.” 2019. Feature screenplay.

Smerczynski, Casey. “Goons.” 2021. Pilot.

Smerczynski, Casey, illustrator. CHILDREN'S BOOK COMING SOON.

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