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Stephanie Bell

Stephanie Bell

Co-Founder at BelLipoma Entertainment
Line Producer and Producer

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
February 2014
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About Stephanie

Stephanie is the producer of the multi-award winning sci-fi feature, "Inverse" (2014), written and directed by her partner, Matt Duggan. Inverse is the first feature to come out of their production company, Remote Films, which focuses on developing features by writers who direct their own work. Stephanie produced the drama "Blur" (2016), written and directed by Mischa Marcus, about the horrific world of the child sex slavery industry.

Stephanie line produced the web series "Her Story Show" (2015), directed by Sydney Freeland about the lives of transgender and lesbian women searching for love and connection in Los Angeles. In addition, she also line produced the short film "100 Miles to Lordsburg" (2015) about an African-American couple in the 1950s facing discrimination as they try to find hotel accommodations while driving through New Mexico. Her feature, "William Froste" (2015), pairs her with Absinthe Productions directing/producing partners Natalie Bible and Brieanna Steele.

Stephanie line produced for the PBS TV series "The Real Desert with Steve Brown," (2013) exploring the arts, music, and culture of the Southwest. She associate produced the Grindstone distributed thriller, "Devil May Call" (2014) starring Tyler Mane. Her first job as a UPM and co-producer was for the feature "Seven Songs" (2001), starring Chris Eigeman.

Stephanie served as Festival Director for the AMFM Fest 2014, in the Coachella Valley. She continues to support arts education for high school students, serving as a mentor for the Cathedral City High School DATA program. She is a past Co-Chair of the Events committee for Palm Springs Women in Film & Television.

Stephanie served as a producer for the web series, "Man Vs." (2007) where her web episodes, "Man vs. Dragon, Parts 1 & 2" were featured on Comedy Central, and , also winning awards, honors and prizes, including a distribution contract with Atom Films. She has also produced 13 short films, including "Tag", "Robbie's Withdrawal", and "Written by", all of which have won awards in festivals throughout the country. Her short, "The Winged Man", was named one of the top ten films of the Comi-Con's 2009 Festival. All of the short films where Stephanie served as producer have screened in national and international festivals.

Stephanie's film pitch for Remote Films' thriller, "The Devil of Appalachia" (aka "The Devil's Trail"), was chosen as 1 of 5 finalists to compete in the American Film Market's/The People's Choice Awards' inaugural "Favorite Film Pitch" competition.

Born and raised in and around New York City, Stephanie attended the famous theater camp Stagedoor Manor, whose alumni include Jon Cryer, among many, and which was the subject
of an award-winning documentary. She attended Haverford College in the suburbs of Philadelphia, where she majored in Literary Studies.

Stephanie returned to Manhattan to pursue public relations work. She then turned her sights back to her first love, acting, where she studied with Academy-Award winning director, Mike Nichols, and Second City founder, Paul Sills. As an actress, Stephanie has performed Off-Broadway, regionally, on film and TV.

When Stephanie was brought to Los Angeles for the play "Talk Show", she began to pursue more film roles. She discovered that her real passion was for producing when she was asked to produce the play "Jacques and HIs Master", starring Phil LaMarr. She has produced over 25 plays for award-winning theater companies Sacred Fools (where she served as Co-Artistic Director), Ensemble Studio Theatre-LA (where she served as Managing Director), and Theatre of NOTE, among others. She also produced the first LA History Project for The Edge of the World Theatre Festival.

Stephanie has over 17 years of experience in production and business & legal affairs, working for Interscope Communications, Paramount Pictures, and Franchise Pictures. While at these companies, Stephanie worked on films such as "What Dreams May Come", "Pitch Black", "Mission Impossible II", "Rules Of Engagement", "Bringing Out The Dead", "The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow", "The Whole Nine Yards", "Driven", and "3000 Miles To Graceland".

Unique traits: 22 years of industry experience at both indie companies and Paramount. I've produced /line produced for stage, film & web. I've been an actress, publicist, paralegal, location scout and done everything on a film set except work a camera/set lights! My film pitch was 1 of 5 finalists at AFM/People's Choice Awards 1st Film Pitch Competition. I specialize in indie features and web series.

Credits

Awards

  • Inverse - Best Sci-Fi Feature - Philip K. Dick Intl. Sci-Fi Festival
    (2015)

  • Inverse - Best Sci-Fi Feature - Oregon International Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Inverse - Best Sci-Fi Feature - CineVision Santa Fe Film Festival
    (2014)

  • Written By - Audience Award Wizard World Killer Shorts
    (2010)

  • Written By - Winner Wizard World NYC Horror Film Festival
    (2010)

  • Written By - Best Screenwriting Nominee Chicago Horror Film Fest
    (2010)

  • Written By - Best Horror Comedy Nominee - Dragon*Con
    (2010)

  • Written By - Best Short Film Nominee - Indy Horror Film Festival
    (2010)

  • Written By - Best Death Scene Nominee - Indy Horror Film Festival
    (2010)

  • Robbie's Withdrawal - Best Short Film - Seattle Intl Online Film Festival
    (2009)

  • Tag - Best Short Film - Westwood International Film Festival
    (2007)

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