Friday, May 6, 2016

Indie Review welcomes Stacey Muhammad !!

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New Orleans native Stacey Muhammad is an award winning writer, director and producer of documentary, narrative, broadcast and digital content as well as a social  activist and cultural critic who has lectured 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 most recently served as Director/ Co - Executive Producer of the Flavor Unit produced Docu Series/Reality Show “From The Bottom Up” for BET / CENTRIC, executive produced by Queen Latifah for BET/ Centric. Her latest independent project, an eight episode digital series titled Finding Forever slated for release Summer 2016, is executive produced by Karyn White and Marc Lamont Hill. She also recently directed Tika Sumpter’s latest 8 episode news program, “Now You Know.” Stacey's critically acclaimed web series, FOR COLORED BOYS, REDEMPTION, executive produced by Marc Lamont Hill, starring Rob Morgan,  Julito  McCullum,  Tim Reid and Jacinto Taras Riddick was recently selected by ABFF Independent for broadcast on Magic Johnson's ASPIRE TV. In 2014, INDIEWIRE named For Colored Boys "1 of 32 web dramas upstaging television dramas. "The award winning series has received press coverage from the LA TIMES, Essence Magazine, Ebony, BET, JET Magazine, Shadow and Act, Clutch Magazine, HUFFPOST LIVE and many others.  FOR COLORED BOYS has screened for audiences worldwide including screenings at Viacom, The American Black Film Festival, The Pan African Film Festival and NBC headquarters in NYC where it was selected for a special screening highlighting excellence in digital content.  A spin off of her award winning web series, For Colored Boys, REDEMPTION has been acquired and is now in development.

Stacey's latest film, RITES, a collaboration with Game Changes writer, executive producer Cheo Tyehimba Taylor was also selected by ABFF Independent for broadcast on Magic Johnson's ASPIRE TV. Stacey was one of two directors with more than one film selected by ABFF Independent for broadcast on ASPIRE TV.  RITES also screened at the 2015 NewFilmmakers LA film festival and was profiled by MovieMaker Magazine. RITES was listed in the list of best films for 2015 by the Atlanta Shorts film festival and continues to screen at festivals nationwide.

An accomplished news producer, Stacey also worked on the award winning “What’s At Stake” news program for BET producing segments on Ferguson, MO, violence and youth issues. Stacey’s work includes  multi  media projects,   music   videos,   arts   and   activism   and   social   justice   campaigns and   award   winning   films and television projects including the “I  AM SEAN BELL,  black  boys  speak documentary  which 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 follow up documentary  film, “Out  of Our Right Minds, Trauma,  Depression  and the  Black Woman”  was released in March 2010 to rave  reviews  and also premiered at the PATOIS New  Orleans International Human  Rights Film  Festival and screened for audiences worldwide. Stacey is co-founder of  “Intelligent   Seedz”, an organization committed to equipping   youth  with   the   necessary tools to tell their stories through documentary film with Artist/Activist, Wise Intelligent. The youth media group won awards from   the   Environmental Protection Agency for their groundbreaking work addressing social issues impacting the lives of young people.

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