Kevin Smithers is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and songwriter of a range of musical styles.
He was born in Mexico City, Mexico, and studied at the Fermatta Music Academy (at the time, part of the Berklee International Network) for two years. He continued his studies in London at the London Centre of Contemporary Music where he received a degree in Performance and Production, focusing his last year in the modules of Musical Directing/Arranging and Audio Visual Synchronization.
After finishing his studies in London, Kevin was awarded a scholarship to complete a Master’s Degree in Scoring for Film, TV, and Video Games at Berklee College of Music’s campus in Valencia, Spain, graduating Summa Cum Laude. There, he further developed his skills in writing to picture, interactive music, and implementation.
Kevin now resides in Los Angeles, California where he continues to develop his own voice in the world of film, TV, and video game music. His work has been featured on networks such as HBO, Comedy Central, MTV, Bravo, Discovery, and CNN, among others.
2019 Jerry Goldsmith Awards – Best Music in a Short Film for “Bruised”, Nominee
2017 Festival Venezolano de Cine de la Diversidad – Best Music for “En La Azotea”, Winner
2016 Reel Music Awards – Best Interactive Game Score for “World War Toons”, Nominee
2015 CINE’s Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest, Finalist
2015 Sitges International Film Festival – New Visions Award for Best Music for “En La Azotea”, Nominee