Bud S. Smith is an American film editor, producer, and director. He shared the 1984 BAFTA Award for Best Editing for Flashdance and also shared the 2008 American Cinema Editors Career Achievement Award. He is a regular collaborator of director William Friedkin, serving as editor on six of his films. He was nominated for Academy Awards for Flashdance (1983) and The Exorcist (1973). He is married to dialogue editor Lucy Coldsnow-Smith.