I'm pretty open but I'm looking for features that could be made for less than 15 million dollars. Genre is great. Character driven rather than premise driven.
Heavy fantasy. Knights. Kings. Dragons. It needs to be grounded and character driven in a big way to draw my interest.
Same with science fiction. I tend to gravitate towards grounded stories that are character driven and exist in some version of the world we live in. Not that I would turn down the next Star Wars but that's an exception rather than the rule.
Stephen is an innovative, young genre producer based out of Los Angeles, California. Working with a remarkable community of directors, writers and artists, Stephen has helped bring many commercially and critically successful stories and characters to life.
Stephen served as a producer/creative executive at Catchlight Studios, helping build their Originals department during the formation of the company.
While getting his MFA in Film and Television Producing from Loyola Marymount University, he interned learning action and horror development at Atomic Monster(James Wan) and Captivate Entertainment (Frank Marshall & Ben Smith).
He worked on features including STX’s SONGBIRD, Ghosthouse’s UMMA, Netflix’s NIGHTBOOKS and Invisible Narrative’s CRIMSON and TIME TRIPPER. Before that he worked with Jason Clark at Seth MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door, where he coordinated and oversaw Jason’s film and television slate. With Clark at Fuzzy Door, they worked on Hulu’s BOOKS OF BLOOD and the most recent COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS, as well as the upcoming season of Hulu’s THE ORVILLE. In addition, Stephen spent several years working in development at Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey’s TEAM DOWNEY production company.
Stephen’s passion is for telling interesting stories from diverse perspectives. He’s excited to find young, talented diverse voices and support exciting young filmmakers.
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