Gaffer with G&E Kit


Myles Smythe is an American cinematographer with more than twenty years of experience as a director of photography and still photographer. With a great passion for lighting and a deep electrical background, Myles enjoys setting the camera down and working as a Gaffer to perfect his ability to shape, modify and control light for various video and film formats.

As Gaffer, Myles can provide a robust 3/4-ton grip van and lighting package.

Based out of Reno, Nevada. Myles works as a local from Lake Tahoe to Sacramento, California and is available to work worldwide.


Myles is a filmmaking partner, Producer and Director at Sierra Studio Films, where they create award winning productions for documentary, commercials and narrative films. He is a partner with LUX Lighting & Grip providing a Gaffer with a G&E van on set targeting the Reno, NV area.

Select Gaffer Credits

"Ski Heavenly" Altered.LA - Commercial | Gaffer | Director The Clyde Brothers | Link-1 | Link-2
"Reno Tahoe Tourism" Commercial
| Gaffer | Director / Photographer Zach Anderson
"The Right To Love Your Father" Commercial | Gaffer | Director Bryon Evans | Link
"Game Night" AFX Racing - Commercial | Gaffer | Director Elyse Russell

WrestleMania 38 Promo WWE - Television | Gaffer | Producer Dan Pucherelli
"The Oxy Kingpins" The Young Turks
- Documentary | Gaffer | Director Brendan Fitzgerald
The Golf Channel Academy w/Annika Sorenstam | Television | Grip (Lighting)
"Andria's Story" 23andME - Documentary | Gaffer | Director Veena Rao

"Lately" Sophia Bromberg - Music Video | Gaffer | Director Gobi Rahimi
"Tacos for [Redacted]" Short Film | Gaffer | Director Emily Skyle

"10 Syllables" Short Film | Gaffer | Director Emily Skyle | Link
"Stargazer" Marya Stark - Music Video | Gaffer | Director Tessa Shields | Link
"Two Bears" Short Film | Key Grip | Director Anthony Florez

"Bernie Sanders Supermajority"
Refinery29 - Political Series | Gaffer | Director Kate Bolger | Link
Pharma Health Labs - Corporate Interview | Gaffer | Director Adrienne Nicole
Anthem - Corporate | Gaffer | Director Chris Morton
AT&T "Customer Stories" OnTrac - Corporate | Key Grip (Lighting) | Director Dennis O'Leary

Owned G&E Gear

Equipment available for rent on projects with Myles Smythe

LINK to **3/4 Ton Grip Van Package**


JOKER2 800 HMI w/ Zoom Beamer.


ARRI Skypanel S30-C color tuneable LED light.

Litepanels Gemini 2x1 color tunable LED light.

LiteGear LiteMat Plus 3 Hybrid LED Light kit, V-mount.

Astera Titan LED Pixel Tube.

4 - Astera Helios LED Pixel Tube.


3 - Astera NYX LED color tunable practical bulb.

2 - Quasar Science 6' Crossfade LED tube with 6ft Kino Flo x2 bank.

Quasar Science 7" Q-LION LED tube.

Hive Hornet 200-C color tuneable LED w/Leko conversion.

Hive Wasp 100-C color tuneable LED.

2 - Mole Richardson mini-mole 200W tungsten lights.

Mole Richardson 9-light Molefay 5.8K tungsten/halogen light (3-20amp circuits)

2 - ETC Source Four Leko 750 Ellipsoidal (50 and 19 degree lens tubes)

Mole Richardson 400W Studio Junior Daylight 2K equivelant LED Fresnel.

Lighting Accessories:

5ft Octabox w/Grid for VORTEX8, Gemini 2x1 or Skypanel S30 w/Rabbit Ears.

3ft Octabox w/Grid for VORTEX8, Gemini 2x1 or Skypanel S30 w/Rabbit Ears.

Medium Chimera w/ speedrings for Joker 800 or Hive Wasp 100-C.

Snapgrids for Gemini 2x1, Skypanel S30, Litemat Plus 3.

V-mount Battery Adapter for Gemini 2x1 and Skypanel S30.

Androokie Magnet Medium & Small Kit for Astera Lights.

DMX Wireless Control / Dimming:

AKS Plus CRMX and Blackout App w/iPad Pro.

Astera ART7 AsteraBox App wireless controller.

Light Modifiers - Non-light Specific:

2 - 6x Butterfly Frame kit with rags:

  • 1/4 Silent Grid cloth

  • Ultrabounce White/Black

  • Unbleached Muslin

  • (2) Black Solid

  • Magic Cloth diffusion

2 - 40x40" Solid floppy.

1 - 40x40" Ultrabounce floppy.

1 - 40x40" Gel frame.

2 - 40x40" Frame with rags:

  • 1/4 Silent Grid cloth

  • Ultrabounce White/Black

  • Unbleached Muslin

  • Magic Cloth Diffusion

  • Half Soft Frost Diffusion

Westcott DP Kit - ScrimJim Cine 4x4' travel frame.

Westcott ScrimJim Cine 8x8' with 1-1/4 Silk diffusion.

8x Black Solid.

8x Ultrabounce White/Black.

8x 1/4 Silent Grid Cloth.

12x Black Solid.

12x Ultrabounce White/Black.

12x 1/4 Silent Grid Cloth.

10x20 Black Solid.

10x20 Lite (Half) Silent Grid Cloth.

2 - Westcott 4x4' solid floppy.

Westcott large ScrimJim frame and fabrics including double net.

2 - 4x4' floppy to 4x8' black flag

1 - 4x4' poly silk diffusion frame

2 - 18x48" Solid Cutter

1 - 18x24" Solid flag

1 - 18x24" Open End Double Scrim - Black

1 - 18x24" Open End Single Scrim - Black

2 - 18x24" Open End Silk Scrim

2 - 18x24" Gel Frame


7 - Matthews C-Stand 40" adjustable leg with grip arm and head.

1 - Matthews C-Stand 40" w/ turtle base.

2 - Matthews C-Stand 20" adjustable leg with grip arm and head.

2 - Matthews Overhead Roller junior-receiver stands.

1 - Matthews The Panel Stand rolling 11'.

1 - Matthews Combo Double Riser stand.

4 - Matthews Baby Triple Riser stands.

2 - Matthews Low Boy stand.

1 - Matthews Low Boy Roller stand.

1 - Matthews Rolling 6' Monitor Baby stand.

1 - Matthews Junior Boom arm.

1 - Matthews Baby Boom arm.

1 - Matthews Menace Arm Kit 1-1/4".

2 - Full Apple Box.

2 - Quarter Apple Box.

2 - Pancake Apple Box.

Various Grip Heads, Baby & Junior Clamps and Plates.

5 - Safety Cable Chains.

3 - Suction Cups with 3/8" male stud (50lbs+ capacity)

20+ Speedrail Hollaender misc. fittings for car mount and rigging.

12 - 25 lbs sandbags.

1 - 25 lbs shotbag.

2 - 35 lbs sandbags.

4 - 10 lbs sanbags.

4 - 5 lbs sandbags.


8 - 25' 12-gauge stinger cables

2 - 30' 12-guage stinger with rubber quad box

3 - 50' 12-gauge stinger cables

100' 12-gauge stinger cable

4x Cubetap

2x Zip cord (black)

Quad 15 amp 120 VAC gang box

3x 100 amp lunch boxes with 5x 20 amp duplex oulets

2x 60 amp gang boxes with 3x 20 amp duplex outlets

25' and 50' 100 amp bates cables

25' Banded 100 amp distro cable

50' 60 amp bates cable

100 amp to 100 and 60 amp bates snake bite

60 amp to dual 60 amp bates snake bite

3x Socket dimmers


Ultratec Ultra Handy Fogger.

Matthews Dutti Dolly Rental Kit.

2 - Blueshape BV270HD v-mount battery.

4 - Blueshape 140HD Mini v-mount battery.

2 - Blueshape 100HD v-mount battery.

2 - Switronix XP-L90S v-mount battery.

Blueshape v-mount charger.

2 - Hamper Cart (12 bushel and 6 bushel)

Rocknroller Cart

2ft Stepladder

4ft Double sided (twin) ladder.

6ft Stepladder

10ft Setpladder

Transport and Camera Vehicles:

Nissan NV200 cargo van.


LINK to **3/4 Ton Grip Van Package**