Over the course of some 27 years, filmmaker Clarke M. Smith has made 17 short films (most recently "Shutting Down"), as well as a feature film called The Ethereal Plane), which won a first place award at the Big MiniDV Film Festival (2003 Best Narrative Feature), as well as landing several distribution deals in foreign markets and Amazon/VOD. His second feature is to be an ambitious ghost story called Wandering Shadows (teaser site here).

At right, watch an extensive look at the the origin and creation of the film, in the documentary "Crazymakings: Creating Crazy Joe".

Here's a look at 25 years of hard work crammed into a 5 minute montage.