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Exclusive 1-Hour Pitch Meeting with Founder & CEO of APEX Entertainment Mark Ciardi in LA

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Bid now for the exclusive opportunity to have a 1-hour pitch meeting in LA with Mark Ciardi, American film producer and former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Mark Ciardi is the Founder, President & CEO of Apex Entertainment. Mark has a rich breadth of experience as a Film Executive, Producer and Director. Prior to Apex, Mark was the co-founder of Mayhem Pictures that had an overall first look deal with Walt Disney Studios for twelve years. At Mayhem, Mark produced several films including, The Rookie, Miracle, Invincible, The Game Plan, Secretariat, Million Dollar Arm and Kevin Costner’s, McFarland USA. Slated to release soon is the world wide best-selling novel, Fallen. At Mayhem, Mark also produced the recent Emmy Award winning, ESPN 30 for 30 Documentary entitled Big Shot. An All-State high school pitcher from New Jersey, Mark continued his baseball career at the University of Maryland, where he earned his B.S. in Business. He was drafted in 1983 by the Milwaukee Brewers organization and was called up to the majors in 1987. He retired the following year due to injury. Mark is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and serves on the board of trustees at the University of Maryland.

Donated by: Mark Ciardi
Additional lot details
  • Participant must be at least 18 years or older.
  • Valid for 1 person.
  • Approximate duration: 1 Hour
  • Expires 1 year from the close of auction.
  • This is a private meet and greet.
  • The winner may take a photo.
  • The winner can take something small to be signed.
  • A meal is part of the event.
  • The meal cost is included.
  • Alcoholic beverages are included.
  • Gratuity is included.
  • Event does not include an overnight stay.
  • Cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
  • Winning bidder is subject to security screening.
  • Every effort will be made to schedule this experience at the earliest possible date convenient to both parties, but please note it may take up to 1 year to schedule based on availability.
  • We expect all winning bidders and their guests to conduct themselves appropriately when attending an experience won at Charitybuzz. Polite manners and respect for the generous donor and adherence to any rules or parameters are a must
  • To be scheduled at a mutually agreed upon date, based on the donor's availability.
Lot #1159206
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Exclusive 1-Hour Pitch Meeting with Founder & CEO of APEX Entertainment Mark Ciardi in LA

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