Selected Press clippings from various projects...

“The film is a strong addition to films that embrace representation, with Deborah Smith’s powerful and nuanced portrayal of a female Sith.” – Black Girl Nerds

It features an excellent performance from Deborah Smith (...)” – Mighty Mega

It is filled with high-quality production design, excellent cinematography, great fight choreography and performances (...)” – Stand by 4 Story

“Directed by Jason Satterlund and starring Aris Juson and Deborah Smith, it’s injected with the true spirit of the saga, and could spur a sequel short if well received by fellow filmmakers and those with a Force-sensitive nature.” –

“this is the kind of short that should inspire young filmmakers to go out and make their own movies, because it proves you don’t need a ton of visual effects to tell an effective story. It’s all about the script.” –

Selected Podcast & TV Appearances

Good Day Sacramento CW Morning Show
NBC Morning Show

Selected Press Articles

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Press enquires

If you would like to schedule an interview with Deborah lee Smith, please contact her publicist, Mia Hansen, at Portrait PR