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Erik Feig, Lionsgate
Erik Feig is the President of Production at Lionsgate. In that capacity Feig oversees all aspects of development and production on a slate of between 10-12 movies a year for Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment. Films originated, supervised, or produced by him have earned nearly $4 billion at the global box office and have won multiple awards including an Academy Award for Best Picture. Upcoming and past titles include the entire TWILIGHT SAGA, the next installment in the hit THE HUNGER GAMES series, CATCHING FIRE, the eagerly anticipated adaptation of ENDER'S GAME, and past films such as HURT LOCKER, RED, KNOWING, the STEP UP series, 50/50, MR. & MRS. SMITH, SOURCE CODE, and LETTERS TO JULIET.
Feig’s involvement with LA’s Promise dates back to 1998, when he became a mentor for students at an under privileged high school in Los Angeles, under the auspices of Fulfillment Fund's College Pathways, which later grew into Center for Innovative Education, then Mentor LA, and now LA's Promise. Inspired by the organization’s greater mission to provide life-changing opportunities for students, teachers, and parents in Los Angeles, Feig joined the Board of Directors in 2003. He and his fellow board members played a key role in the development and design of the West Adams Preparatory High School which launched in 2007 and are actively involved with the supervision of John Muir Middle School and Manual Arts High School. Feig remains dedicated to community outreach and development in LA and is grateful to be a part of an organization which began as a mentorship program for a cohort of 30 students and now serves over 8,000 students.