Stacey L., a Researcher, based in New York, has 1 Researcher credit and 1 Line Producer credit, and has been a member since 2014.


3/14 – 5/14

Researcher Death of a President

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — WGBH Details
3/14 – 5/14

Research: Worked closely with local archival house and historical societies to procure rare and unseen images of Garfield and members of his family Screenplay Review/Pre-Production: Provided writer/director with script feedback and suggestions. Fact checked screenplay for accuracy and authenticity

8/12 – 11/13

Line Producer (Archival stills research) American Experience: Freedom Summer

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — Firelight Films Details
8/12 – 11/13

Research: Adeptly navigated through the Freedom of Information Act; and assisted large stock houses; negotiated rates for the usage of all images Pre-Production: Coordinated pre-interview sessions with potential documentary talent Production Management: Staffed film crew, negotiated salaries; maintained photographs and film footage using theFile Maker Pro system

9/11 – 6/12

Co-Producer Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — Paradox Films Details
9/11 – 6/12

* Research: Researched, selected, and acquired archival photographs * Production Management: Directed five digital web-based short films for new audience engagement. Coordinated live musical performances for filming; worked as liaison between performance venues, talent agents, and celebrity jazz trio Esperanza Spaulding, Jeri Allen, and Terri Lyne Carrington). Booked on-camera documentary talent

11/11 – 12/11

Director (Producer) Music for My Soul and Rockin My Freedom

Chica — Music Video — Black Butterfly Productions Details
11/11 – 12/11

• Created and Developed visual concept of videos • Hired the film crew; negotiated salary • Worked closely with editor and talent to edit film

9/10 – 9/11

Associate Producer American Experience: Jesse Owens

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — Firelight Films Details
9/10 – 9/11

* Research: Lead research efforts for archival still photographs resulting in aforementioned Emmy® Award; negotiated rates with national and international photo stock companies * Pre-Production: Managed production budget. Worked closely with German Associate Producer * Production Management: Staffed film crew and negotiated their salaries. * Field Production: Scouted and secured locations for filming

5/10 – 6/10

Director (Producer, Co-Writer) Scene Stealers

Film (Theatrical) — BET Centric Details
5/10 – 6/10

* Producer/Directed a 8minute short for the show "Scene Steeler" * Co-wrote short script in less than 24hours

2/09 – 1/10

Associate Producer American Experience: Freedom Riders

PBS — Reality/Doc (TV) — Firelight Films Details
2/09 – 1/10

* Research: Partnered with Ebony Magazine/Johnson Publications to open up their archives for unseen images from 1961; negotiated rates for the usage of all images * Production Management: Coordinated film shoots; coordinated travel for film crew and documentary talent in the U.S. and Europe. Hired film crew and negotiated daily rates


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Class of '98

New York University

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)/Writing, Producing, Directing
Class of '93

Dillard University

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)/Communications; Speech & Drama (mino


  • Camera
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Entertainment
  • Feature Films
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • HD Video
  • Line Producing
  • New Media
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Television
  • Video
  • Video Production
  • Visual Storytelling