Dermot Smyth is a freelance filmmaker and educator living in Melrose MA. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honors Distinction from the Dublin Business School of Arts in Dublin Ireland, and has a Masters in Film Philosophy from Trinity College Dublin University. He has worked for major network television shows airing on the Animal Planet, History and Discovery Channels, and has contributed to the television series “ART 21st Century”, airing on PBS. As an educator, Dermot currently lectures at Mass Art College of Art and Design, has taught film studies at DBS in Ireland, and is part of the teaching faculty for the New York Film Academy at Harvard University. His film work has screened in Ireland and in the US, notably at the Rhode Island School of Art and Design Museum.