Scott Budnick (film producer)

Scott Budnick is an American film producer whose work includes serving as one of the executive producers of The Hangover (2009), the highest-grossing R-rated comedy of all time.[1]

He is also noteworthy for his efforts as a volunteer [2] in California State prisons and advocacy on behalf of prisoners,[3] and he was awarded the 2012 California Governor's Volunteer of the Year for his efforts.[4][5] He founded the Anti-Recidivism Coalition.[6]

Early life and educationEdit

Budnick grew up in Atlanta and graduated Woodward Academy in 1995.[7] He attended Emory University graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a B.A. in Film. [8][9]



  1. ^ "Comedy - R-Rated Youth Movies at the Box Office - Box Office Mojo". Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  2. ^ "College program inspires young inmates - Video on". Archived from the original on 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  3. ^ "Hangover Producer Scott Budnick Among Those Putting National Heat on LA Sheriff Lee Baca - FishbowlNY". Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  4. ^ "Hollywood Producer Named California's 'Volunteer of the Year' - San Francisco News - KSFO - ABC News Radio". Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  5. ^ "CaliforniaVolunteers: 2013 Governor's Volunteering and Service Awards". Retrieved 2014-03-22.
  6. ^ "The Power Of Purpose: How Scott Budnick's One Community Uses The Power Of Story To Fight Injustice". Retrieved 2020-05-16.
  7. ^ "Alumni Information - Scott Budnick biography". Woodward Academy. Retrieved 29 June 2022.
  8. ^ "Scott Budnick" (PDF). The California Board of State and Community Corrections. p. 1. Retrieved 29 June 2022.
  9. ^ "BBA, 1999 : Scott Budnick, President at Green Hat Films". Emory University's Goizueta Business School. Retrieved 29 June 2022.

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