Stacey Sher

Stacey Sher (born November 30, 1962) is an American film producer.[1]

Stacey Sher
Born (1962-11-30) November 30, 1962 (age 57)
OccupationFilm producer
Spouse(s)Kerry Brown (m. 2001)
Children2

Early lifeEdit

Sher was born to a Jewish family[2] in New York City and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She graduated and got her bachelor's degree from University of Southern California's (USC) and was involved with the Peter Stark Producing Program which is an innovative, two-year (four-semester) full-time graduate program designed to prepare a select group of highly motivated students for careers as producers still at (USC).There are other notable alumni such as Will Ferrell and Forest Whitaker who also graduated from University of Southern California not too late before her. During her early start in the industry, she was in a brief relationship with Quentin Tarantino during the early 1990s. Soon after, she married Kerry P. Brown who is a movie soundtrack producer and been in the industry since 2001. They have two children.

CareerEdit

In 1985, she became director of development at Hill/Obst Productions. In 1987, she became Vice President of Production. In 1991, she became Senior Vice President at Lynda Obst Productions.[3] She went on to work with Danny DeVito and Michael Shamberg at Jersey Films, and now operates Double Feature Films with Michael Shamberg, with whom she co-founded the company. Stacey Sher has worked on many different movies since the 1980s Movies such as Django Unchained, the Hateful Eight, and Pulp Fiction. She got credibility for the 2005 Independent Spirit Award-winning Garden State, and three films with director Steven Soderbergh: Contagion, Erin Brockovich, and Out of Sight.Additional credits include Oliver Stone's World Trade Center; Matilda; Along Came Polly and many more.

Sher has worked with multiple high-profile directors, including Terry Gilliam, Richard LaGravenese, Miloš Forman, Zach Braff, Oliver Stone, and has worked on multiple films with Quentin Tarantino, Steven Soderbergh and Danny DeVito

Sher has worked with many of different notable Hollywood actors and producers as well. She has a close work relationship with Danny DeVito. Both Sher and DeVito have produced movies together, but have also produced television shows together such as Reno 911! and Kate Brasher. Sher was not just working with him but she was also involved as an executive producer on The American Embassy, UC: Undercover, Into the Badlands, Sweet/Vicious, and Skylanders Academy. In the television series Reno 911!, most of the acting is actually improvised. The cast is given a broad outline with minimal script while the rest is improv. She produces all different types of genres.

Sher dated director Quentin Tarantino, but their relationship ended during the development of Pulp Fiction, which Sher was a producer on. Sher married musician/producer Kerry Brown in 2001. They have two children.[4]

Sher has been named co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios.[5][6][7] which is devoted to creating television and films based on the company's library of iconic and globally-recognized intellectual properties, including Activision Publishing Call of Duty and Skylanders. According to AMC, Sher is a member of the Producers Guild of America, and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Sher was also honored by the ACLU for her commitment to films and television that are empowering, inspirational, and thought-provoking, dealing with issues from public safety to education, social justice to censorship.[8]

FilmographyEdit

All films, she was producer unless otherwise noted.

FilmEdit

Year Film Credit
1988 Heartbreak Hotel Associate producer
1991 The Fisher King Associate producer
1994 Reality Bites Executive producer
Pulp Fiction Executive producer
1995 Get Shorty
1996 Matilda
Feeling Minnesota
1997 Gattaca
1998 Out of Sight
Living Out Loud
1999 Man on the Moon
2000 Drowning Mona Executive producer
Erin Brockovich
2001 The Caveman's Valentine
How High
2003 Camp
2004 Along Came Polly
Garden State Executive producer
2005 Be Cool
The Skeleton Key
2006 World Trade Center
2007 Freedom Writers
Reno 911!: Miami
2010 Extraordinary Measures
2011 Contagion
2012 LOL
Django Unchained
2013 Runner Runner
2014 Wish I Was Here
A Walk Among The Tombstones
2015 Freeheld
Burnt
The Hateful Eight
2016 Get a Job
As an actress
Year Film Role
2001 Vanilla Sky Rayna
Thanks
Year Film Notes
1987 Adventures in Babysitting Thank you
1992 Reservoir Dogs Special thanks
1996 Hard Eight
2002 The Good Girl
2003 Kill Bill: Volume 1
2004 Kill Bill: Volume 2

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Credit Notes
1998 The Pentagon Wars Executive producer Television film
2000 Celebrity Executive producer Television film
2001 Kate Brasher Executive producer
2002 The American Embassy Executive producer
The Funkhousers Executive producer Television film
2001−02 UC: Undercover Executive producer
2003 Other People's Business Executive producer Television film
Karen Sisco Executive producer
2016 Sweet/Vicious Executive producer
2016−18 Skylanders Academy Executive producer
2015−19 Into the Badlands Executive producer
2004−20 Reno 911! Executive producer
2020 Mrs. America Executive producer
TBA The Devil in the White City Executive producer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Galloway, Stephen; Belloni, Matthew (December 11, 2015). "Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Producer Roundtable With Ice Cube, Steve Golin and More". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 25, 2016.
  2. ^ Tampa Jewish Federation "Jews in the News: Oscar Time!" retrieved March 19, 2017
  3. ^ Stacey Sher profile
  4. ^ Rebels on the Backlot, Sharon Waxman
  5. ^ Lieberman, David (November 6, 2015). "Activision Blizzard Launches Studio With 'Call of Duty' And 'Skylanders' Plans". Deadline. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  6. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr (January 13, 2016). "Activision Blizzard Sets Stacey Sher To Spearhead Film, TV Projects Including 'Call of Duty,' 'Skylander'". Deadline. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  7. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (June 16, 2016). "Activision Blizzard Studios Animated Series 'Skylanders Academy' Lands at Netflix With 2-Season Order". Deadline. Retrieved September 18, 2016.
  8. ^ "Stacey Sher – Executive Producer". AMC. Retrieved May 8, 2019.

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