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Pitch Lunch at Bouchon in Beverly Hills with President and CEO Frank Smith of Anschutz Film Group and Walden Media

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Donated by: Frank Smith, President and CEO of Anschutz Film Group and Walden Media

Pitch your film over lunch at Bouchon in Beverly Hills with President and CEO of Anschutz Film Group and Walden Media- Frank Smith.

Frank Smith is President and Chief Executive Officer of Anschutz Film Group (AFG) and Walden Media currently working on A Dog’s Purpose with Universal & Amblin, directed by Lasse Hallström (January 2017), Wonder with Lionsgate & Participant, starring Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts & Owen Wilson, directed by Stephen Chbosky (April 2017).

Smith has been with AFG since 2003, but currently oversees all aspects of AFG’s operations (development, physical production, publishing, marketing and outreach, finance, legal and business affairs) and he also works directly with The Anschutz Corporation on strategic planning and general operational issues. During his tenure with AFG, Smith has been lead counsel overseeing large budget motion picture franchise projects, co-production finance and distribution deals with major studios, as well as structuring foreign corporations for multijurisdictional film production tax incentives. In the past, Smith has overseen business and legal affairs for AFG and Walden Media, on numerous films including the Academy Award®-winner The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, along with Journey to the Center of the Earth and the second and third Narnia films, Prince Caspian and Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Parental Guidance, and others.

Prior to joining AFG in 2003, Smith was Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at New Line Cinema/Fine Line Features, in charge of legal acquisitions of motion picture content, as well as overseeing business affairs for development, production, financing, and distribution of motion pictures. Smith received his J.D. from New England Law and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Pepperdine University. Smith is a noted published author in the area of copyright law.

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  • Participant must be at least 18.
  • Valid for 2 people
  • Approximate duration: 1 1/2 hours
  • This is a private meet and greet.
  • A meal is part of the event.
  • The meal cost is included.
  • Alcoholic beverages are included.
  • Gratuity is included.
  • Travel and accommodations are not included.
  • 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.
  • Experience cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Expires 1 year from the close of auction.
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Inspiring high -potential teens from under-resourced environments to pursue personal success and become Leaders.

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  • Experience cannot be resold or re-auctioned.
  • Expires 1 year from the close of auction.
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