A photo of Craig Smith

Craig Smith


E-mail: craigdsmith@g.ucla.edu Fields of interest: Film and Media Studies, Migration Studies, Early Modern Visual Culture and Digital Humanities

Craig is a PhD student in the Italian section of the Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies. After completing his undergraduate degree in Italian, he studied at the Università per Stranieri in Perugia and taught English as Foreign Language in Rome.

He subsequently studied film at Cinecittà in Rome, the Polish National Film School in Lodz, and USC in Los Angeles. Prior to his studies at UCLA, Craig worked as both a filmmaker and educator.


  • M.F.A. Film and Television Production, University of Southern California
  • B.A. Italian Studies and English, University of Rochester