As co-founder (with Professor / Producer Marc Lamont Hill) of the LA based production company, 1930 Productions, Stacey is preparing for her first feature film Finding Forever, executive produced by Marc Lamont Hill and Karyn White.  She and Dr. Hill also serve as Executive Producers on the forthcoming documentary film “Womanhood or Woman’s Hurt” directed by Frances Bradley which addresses the impacts of sexual violence.  Stacey also directed Tika Sumpter’s latest 8 episode news program, “Now You Know”,  executive produced by Tika and Marc Lamont Hill.  Stacey and Marc recently released a narrative short film titled “Love, unscripted” and currently in post production on their latest short film project titled, “THE CREED” starring Yolonda Ross (The Get Down, Antwone Fisher) and Akintola Jay (Blacklist, Person of Interest).

Stacey most recently served as Director / Co - Executive Producer of the Flavor Unit produced Docu Series  “From The  Bottom Up” for BET / CENTRIC, executive produced by Queen Latifah.

"RITES" one of the more recent short films Stacey directed, a collaboration with “Game Changers” writer, Cheo Tyehimba Taylor was selected by ABFF Independent for broadcast on Magic Johnson's ASPIRE TV.  RITES also screened at the 2015 NewFilmmakers LA film festival where it was profiled by MovieMaker Magazine.  The award winning film was selected as one of best films for 2015 by the Atlanta Shorts film festival and continues to screen at festivals nationwide.

Stacey’s 2010, multiple award winning short 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.  

As co-founder of  “Intelligent Seedz”, an organization committed   to   equipping   youth   with   the   necessary   tools   to   tell   their   stories   through documentary film, Stacey is committed to using the arts to help young people address social injustices.  Under the direction of she and co-founder,   Artist / Activist,  Wise   Intelligent, the  youth   media   group have won  awards   from   the   Environmental   Protection   Agency  for their short film on contaminated water in Trenton, NJ.  

Stacey also recently worked as a producer on the award winning “What’s At Stake” news program for BET producing segments on Ferguson, violence and youth issues.

Stacey has  screened,  participated  in  panel  discussions  and  lectured  at   The   University   of   Houston,  The   University   of   Miami,   Prairie   View A&M University,  Marymount   Manhattan   College,   The   University   of   the   District   of   Columbia,   Brooklyn College, The   Brooklyn   Academy   of Music,  the National   Association   of  Black  Journalist  and  Viacom  to  name  a  few.  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.

“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

New Orleans native Stacey M. is an award winning writer, director and producer with an impressive slate of groundbreaking, thought provoking, cutting edge content.

Her work has received widespread, critical acclaim and screened before audiences worldwide. Known for creating emotionally charged, riveting character driven stories, Stacey continues to receive rave reviews for her cinematic approach and distinctive style to storytelling. As a highly skilled independent filmmaker, Stacey is committed to creating opportunities to utilize the digital space to highlight the stories that are often unheard. As a trained professional, Stacey 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. Stacey is also an arts educator who teaches documentary filmmaking to at-risk youth and 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.

Stacey's 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 as 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.  

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