Justin “Chip” Taylor Smith is a filmmaker based in Bozeman, Montana. Growing up in California, he began making short surfing and skateboarding films with friends using his family's camcorder, then went on to work for as a producer for DC Shoes. He eventually made his way to Jackson Hole, where he worked with Travis Rice and company on the seminal snowboarding film The Fourth Phase. Over the last decade, Smith has worked on some of the action sports industry's largest film projects, including Ty Evans's We Are Blood, Jetman’s Young Feathers, Robbie Maddison's AIR.CRAFT and, more recently, Travis Rice's Depth Perception. Self taught, rooted in music and rich visual storytelling, Smith aspires to deliver visceral, authentic film experiences. Smith is the director of IKIGAI (Mountainfilm 2019).