Garvin Smith


Garvin Smith, CEO,

Starrshots Studios, Inc.

Dba/ Orlando Event Photographers

Dba/ Orlando Actors Headshots

Dba/ National Event Photos

Dba/ Starr Event Productions

Mr. Smith is an accomplished, award winning industry veteran whose career spans more than fifty years as a Studio owner, Executive Producer, Creative Director, Industry Consultant, Commercial Photographer and Accomplished Fine Artist.

The parent company, StarrShots Studios, Inc., founded in 1935 provides Media Production Services for the Film & Television Industry and provides Art Reproduction printing services to the Fine Art World. Company clients include the International and National levels of Advertising, Motion Picture, Television and Publishing Industries, Government Agencies at the national, State and local levels. Clients have included Fashion Houses, Beauty/Cosmetic product manufacturers, Calendar Publishers, Fashion Merchandisers and Magazine Publishers.

Mr. Smith’s Event Services Company’s clients have included National Corporation Conventions, National & Local Associations, local and regional Trade Shows and numerous Prestigious Events across the Nation from Capital Hill, Palm Beach, Orlando and Miami.

Over the years, Hollywood stars, Clio nominees and award winning talents of Stage, Screen, Television and Recording industries have utilized his talents and expertise of the studio to enhance their image development or marketing campaigns.

Mr. Smith is a graduate of the Corcoran Museum College of Art & Design, Washington DC majoring in Graphic Design and Photography. In his early years he has received specialized training by the recognized Masters of Photography and Theatrical lighting.


Current affiliations:

Chairman, Advisory Board Digital Media & Television Production Dept., Orlando Regional Tech Center, Orange County, Florida  School System.

Chairman, Advisory Board Culinary Arts Dept., Orlando Regional Tech Center, Orange County, Florida  School System.

Member, School Advisory Board, Orlando Regional Tech Center, Orange County, Florida  School System.


National Society Hispanic MBA

Professional Photographers Association

Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association

And has served as:


Florida Motion Picture & Television Association, Orlando Chapter.

Executive Vice President,

Florida Motion Picture & Television Association Orlando Chapter

Executive Vice President,

State Board, Florida Motion Picture & Television Association


North Central Chapter of the Florida Motion Picture & Television Association

Founding Member,

Executive Board Member

Film Commission of Real Florida, Inc.

Board member of Film Florida

Board Director, Florida Cast & Crew Association


Palm Beach County, Florida Commission for the development of the Film Commission Office for Palm Beach County, Florida