• Vimeo Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon


Email: hjsstudios@gmail.com

Tel: 917 748 2807

Success! Message received.

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon



HJS STUDIOS (formed in 2013) is owned, and operated by Henry J. Smith. A proud graduate of Ithaca College, with a Creative Writing and Art degree, Henry, is foremost a storyteller.

Turning his attention to the art of film making in 2008, starting off with a camera, some lighting equipment, and editing software, Henry, learned by doing, adjusting, and developing his skills as a photographer and videographer.


Henry has past experiences as an editor's apprentice at Creative Chaos, video encoder at MTV VIACOM, Editor Room Assistant, and now Assistant Editor for the hit reality television show, The First 48.

He has freelanced as a camera operator and editor for major wedding companies in the Hudson Valley, filming and editing hundreds of weddings, while simultaneously booking clients of his own.


Having produced, filmed, and edited a documentary, The Purple Wave: Forever a Ghost, the story about Warwick Valley High School Cross Country/Running program-Henry is always in the process of creating ideas, while working on new projects. 

With experience as a writer, producer, director, camera operator, and editor, Henry formed HJS STUDIOS in order to provide personalized/creative video solutions for an array of projects/clients-from pre-production to distribution.