Bec Smith is an agent at UTA in Los Angeles, a major talent agency with additional offices in New York, Nashville, Miami, London, Toronto and Malmo in Sweden. As a member of the Motion Picture Literary group she represents writer/directors Benedict Andrews, Lake Bell, Garth Davis, Hannah Fiddell, Mia Hansen-Love, Miranda July, Julia Leigh, Adam Leon, David Michôd, Joshua Oppenheimer, James Ponsoldt, Sebastian Silva, and writers Luke Davies and Frank John Hughes. As part of UTA’s Independent Film Group Bec focuses on packaging, financing, and selling films. In this capacity she has worked on titles including ADVENTURELAND, ANIMAL KINGDOM, BEGINNERS, THE CIRCLE, DON’T THINK TWICE, THE D-TRAIN, THE END OF THE TOUR, IN A WORLD, MARGIN CALL, PARTISAN, THE ROVER, THE SKELETON TWINS, SON OF A GUN, THE SPECTACULAR NOW, TRAMPS, and WELCOME TO ME. A former producer and film writer, Bec joined UTA from the Sydney office of Working Title Films where she was Head of Development. Bec executive produced ANIMAL KINGDOM, which won the 2010 Sundance Film Festival’s Dramatic World Cinema Jury Prize. Prior to working in development and production she was the Australian bureau chief of the Hollywood Reporter and the editor of Inside Film Magazine in Australia.
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