Christie Lynn Smith stars in the Award Winning film Rated, in which she co-wrote and produced.
Rated took home 4 awards at the Golden Door International Film Festival this past weekend, including a Best Actress Award for Christie, as well as a Jury Award for Best Short and Best Concept . Rated also took home a Jury Award at DC Shorts Film Festival this month.

Rated, in a short 6 months, has already taken home 7 Jury Awards and continues to get amazing reviews on all fronts including Christie's dynamic performance.

The Most Enchanted Indie Darlings @ Palm Springs Shortfest 2016 - Christie Lynn Smith Delivers in RATED!

"The captivating Christie Lynn Smith and the deep subtext of “Rated” is one of the finest amalgamation of enthralling storytelling in its short form. In the richly entertaining “Rated”... Christie rivetingly encapsulates the struggles of a woman trying to find acceptance in a rank-based society."

Rated has been officially selected by over 30 of the most prestigious festivals all over the world, including 6 Oscar Qualifying Festivals. Palm Springs Shortfest, Heartland Film Festival, Short Shorts in Japan, Rhode Island International Film Festival and the Savannah International Film Festival... just to name a few.

And Rated is now officially qualified for an Academy Award Run for 2017 Academy Awards. Stay tuned to see what's next!


Christie's film, Rated, in which she stars and produced and co-wrote WON the Jury Award for Best Comedy Short in the film's World Premiere at the Sonoma International Film Festival on April 2, 2016.

Rated, the film that Christie recently starred in that she co-wrote and produced with her husband, director/writer John Fortson has been officially selected to compete at the Oscar qualifying Athens International Film Festival and many other prestigious festivals as well. Christie plays Maggie, a wife and mother of 2, who must find the courage to own up to her behavior when she wakes up to find every adult has received a YELP-like star rating floating above their head. While most everyone has a shining 4 and 5 star rating, Maggie’s got only 2.5 stars. Rated is hitting the circuit in full force spring 2016 with its World Premiere at the Sonoma International Film Festival. Stay Tuned!


Christie was just offered a role in the Indie comedy Vikes, directed by Tenney Fairchild (A Good Humor Man). Christie will play Officer Jonsson, a “Fargo-esque” cop in this coming of age story.



Watch Christie in Breck Eisner's remake of The Crazies now on Amazon.com. Christie plays Deardra Farnum a simple farmer's wife tries to save herself and her son's life after her husband goes crazy.



Did you miss Christie on the CBS hit drama Criminal Minds. She plays Linda Westbrook, a fragile, pregnant wife who's husband has gone missing and later finds out some horrible news... Tune in to see what happens! Available on DVD or Amazon.com video.


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