Jonathan Lee Smith


Jonathan Lee Smith aka “Jon Smith” has worked in the entertainment industry as a Emmy Award-winning producer, executive producer and show runner for over 19 years, beginning with large scale live event productions. Jon began producing TV and Film in 2005 and has overseen the production of multiple unscripted shows on six different continents.  

In 2013, Jon formed Hoplite Entertainment, utilizing his years of industry experience to oversee the production of hundreds of hours of original television programs and feature film content.  

Since founding Hoplite, Jon has acted as both CEO and an Executive Producer across the company’s diverse slate.  He actively oversees international development, production and distribution of television and film projects through a vast global network of partners and affiliates.  With a true passion for storytelling, Jon continues to expand Hoplite’s global footprint.