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Jonathan Lee Smith

CEO, Hoplite Entertainment

CEO, Hoplite Entertainment

Jonathan Lee Smith (Jon Smith) has worked in the entertainment industry for over 16 years. With a background in live production, he started producing TV and Film in 2005. He has worked on multiple unscripted shows on over 4 continents including, COC Elite (G4), Caribbean Comedy Classic (BET), Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC), and Pop This Way (Mnet), to name a few. Smith has since become a Showrunner and is the founder of Hoplite Entertainment. Working on unscripted, narrative, and feature content, Smith is known for being very hands on with an aggressive approach to storytelling. He worked as the Executive Producer and Director for FOX Sports’ Stable Wars: Del Mar, for which he won an Emmy as a producer. Smith and his Hoplite team have successfully produced over 200 hours of programming since 2015, all of which has been produced in unconventional model with partners all over the world.