In 1987, Smith formed Applecross Productions and went on to produce Richard Marquand's Heart of Fire and Michael Austen's Killing Dad. In 1991, he co-produced Roland Joffe's City of Joy, and then executive produced Ridley Scott's 1492- Conquest of America, starring Gerard Depardieu and Sigourney Weaver. In 1994, Smith co-produced Neil Jordan's Mary Reilly starring Julia Roberts and John Malkovich, followed by Luc Bresson's The Fifth Element with Bruce Willis. He then produced Seven Years in Tibet directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and starring Brad Pitt, followed by Jon Amiel's Entrapment starring Sean Connery. Most recently Smith executive produced Spy Game, starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt, directed by Tony Scott.
Smith is a member of the executive board of the British Film Council and has served as a member of the Scottish Film Council, the Scottish Film Production Fund and was a founding member of the Scottish Film Training Trust. Among his other positions, Smith is a full member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the British Film Institute.
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