Stacey Stanely is the head of the consulting firm The Smart Stanley Group providing entertainment finance and packaging for features and television.
Stacey is the former head of Live Action at New Arc Entertainment, under Film Roman and Anchor Bay. Under her direction the company produced more than 15 indie features in its first 18 months.
As the Executive in Charge of Production for the division, she produced the EMMY nominated series Masters of Horror for Showtime, Masters of Science Fiction for ABC and Painkiller Jane for SyFy, amongst others.
Stacey then ran the production unit of Starz Media, and later, she shifted her focus to creative development overseeing new series including the Emmy nominated Starz Inside and Martin Lawrence’s First Amendment, as well as all overall development deals with Ludacris and Martin Lawrence..
Stacey also served as the Vice President of Development & Production for Indomina Media Group, overseeing output deals including Pantelion/Lionsgate and Relativity.
Stacey specializes in Action, Adventure, Sci-fi, and Horror.
Tips on pitching to Stacey Stanley
Within 15 minutes of your scheduled pitch, the exec will reach out by Skype or Phone. Your pitch session will last approximately 8 minutes.
Written Pitches will be no more than 2 pages submitted as a PDF or WORD document. Any written pitch uploaded past the deadline will not be shown to the executive and will result in a non-refundable forfeiture of your pitch.
Within 3-4 weeks of your pitch session, you will receive a Pitch Scorecard on which the exec you pitched will provide pitch feedback and note if they are PASSing, or would like to REQUEST your material.
If you are requested, you will be notified via email with further instructions. The execs will have 2-3 months to review your material and note if they are PASSing, or would like a MEETING. If a meeting is requested, we will introduce you via email.
Please understand that these are working executives, and their schedules are subject to change at a moment's notice. We always strive to give you at least 24 hours of notice if a session has been cancelled, and we will recommend another executive for you to pitch your material to.
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