Stacey Marbrey is a creative catalyst with a penchant for visual storytelling. She is an award-winning film director, producer and internationally recognized editorial photographer, and has programmed numerous film festivals. Previously, she acted as Program Director for an international film exchange under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State in concert with both the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities and the American Film Institute. Through this initiative, Stacey gave a platform to emerging artists, several of whom went on to become Academy Award winners. During her tenure, Stacey became the only filmmaker named an Artistic and International Engagement Honoree and was presented with an award at the White House.
Early in her career, Stacey honed her skills working with an array of award winning filmmakers. Her directorial debut film UNSPOKEN garnered a National Black Consortium Community Award and she was inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame. Most recently, Stacey won Best Global screenplay at the Oaxaca Film Festival for her film PINKY PROMISE and co-produced feature film CHITRAKUT, which was filmed in India.
Stacey is a San Francisco State University - School of Cinema graduate, a street art connoisseur, has traveled the seven seas and is currently writing a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age screenplay.