Stacey’s multiple award winning documentary film “I AM SEAN BELL, black boys speak documentary made its film festival premiere at the PATOIS, New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival. An official selection to the Media That Matters Film Festival, where it was awarded the “Speaking Out Award”, the film received international acclaim and toured with the HBO / Media that Matters Film Festival screening for audiences worldwide. Her recent work includes serving as Director / Co - Executive Producer of the Flavor Unit produced Docu-Series “From The Bottom Up” for BET / CENTRIC, executive produced by Queen Latifah; Producing the award winning “What’s At Stake” news program and directing the “Being Mary Jane After show”, both for BET.
Stacey is co-founder (with Professor / Producer Marc Lamont Hill) of the award winning production company, 1930 Productions. Stacey and Marc have an impressive slate of award winning narrative and documentary content including For Colored Boys, Finding Forever, Love Unscripted and their latest short film project, The Creed.
She has lectured at universities nationwide on a broad range of topics including hip hop, pop culture, media, film, social justice issues, and most notably, the history of Black women filmmakers in cinema. She and her work have been featured in The LA Times, Essence, Ebony, The Root, OkayPlayer, IndieWire, Shadow and Act, Colorlines, Screen Slate and on HuffPost Live and BET Online and Moviemaker Magazine.
Stacey is also an arts educator who teaches documentary filmmaking to at-risk youth.
New Orleans native Stacey Muhammad is an award winning writer, director and producer with an impressive slate of groundbreaking, thought provoking, cutting edge content. Her critically acclaimed work has screened before audiences worldwide.
As one of thirteen directors recently chosen by the Director’s Guild of America and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers to take part in the Commercial Director’s Diversity Program, Stacey continues to receive rave reviews for her cinematic approach and distinctive style to storytelling and for creating emotionally charged, riveting character driven stories.
Her critically acclaimed digital series, FOR COLORED BOYS, REDEMPTION, starring Rob Morgan, Julito McCullum, Tim Reid and Jacinto Taras Riddick received worldwide critical acclaim and was named one of the top digital series upstaging TV dramas by IndieWire. The series received press coverage from the LA TIMES, Essence Magazine, Ebony, BET, JET Magazine, Shadow and Act, Clutch Magazine, HUFFPOST LIVE and many others and was selected by ABFF Independent for broadcast on Magic Johnson's ASPIRE TV. For Colored Boys has screened for audiences worldwide including Viacom, BAM, The American Black Film Festival, The Pan African Film Festival and NBC headquarters in NYC where it was featured for excellence in digital content.
Writer. Director. Producer
As a highly skilled independent filmmaker, Stacey utilizes the digital space to highlight the stories that are often unheard. As a trained professional, She has created award winning content for some of the top networks in the entertainment industry including multiple award winning documentary films and docu series, narrative films and scripted series, music videos, commercials, digital and broadcast content.
“WHAT A GEM OF A DIRECTOR HAS BEEN FOUND IN THE DISCOVERY OF STACEY MUHAMMAD. HER SERIES, FOR COLORED BOYS IS A MARVEL OF CINEMATIC CRAFT AND SUPERB STORYTELLING. THE SERIES REMINDS YOU OF THE HIGH QUALITY HBO SHOWS THE CORNER AND THE WIRE. STACEY IS THAT GOOD OF A DIRECTOR.”
- CHARLES S. DUTTON