For projects at the development stage, we come on early to help you build for maximum marketplace impact, creating the most effective path to finance, package and move your project into production.
How we work with clients
We help to build the early foundation and infrastructure for a TV or film project - from legal structures to finance structures to deal flow to strategic decision making to assisting with securing IP where applicable
We help access the right talent with an eye towards securing financing and distribution partners
Packaging Strategy (narrative and features)
We help assemble production partners and key above-the-line crew
Packaging Strategy (doc and factual)
We help assemble key production partners for linear and digital
We help secure the right distributor or sales partner for a project at the right stage of development or production, as appropriate.
We supervise and manage talent and financing deals and advise on effective structure in the areas of equity financing, co-productions, tax credits and other subsidy options.
* Minimum engagements of 6 months start at $15,000. We work with qualified projects by application only.
About Stacey Parks
Stacey Parks has over 16 years experience in independent film as a sales agent, producer, and consultant for independent filmmakers. As a former foreign sales agent she's sold hundreds of films worldwide. As a consultant, Stacey advises on all aspects of finance, distribution, and marketing for her clients' films including providing strategic guidance on finance and distribution plans, serving as a EP, sourcing finance, packaging for pre-sales, audience-engagement campaigns, and facilitating distribution for finished films. Her clients include Sundance, Cannes, Berlin, and Toronto award-winning filmmakers and producers who have successfully secured studio and mini-major distribution for their films.
Stacey has Executive Produced or Produced several feature films including the 2017 SXSW Premiere FITS & STARTS, the upcoming UNDER THE EIFFEL TOWER (2019), distributed by The Orchard and starring David Wain, Matt Walsh, and Michaela Watkins, and the upcoming MISS VIRGINIA, starring Uzo Aduba. She has also produced THE UPGRADE (2017), a 32-part original digital series for BravoTV.com.
Stacey has conducted extensive lectures and workshops on film distribution, finance and marketing for the British Film Institute, the American Film Market, the South Australia Film Corporation, the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), FilmArc for FilmPool Nord, UCLA, Women In Film, Berlin Film Festival and the Raindance Film Festival. Stacey has also spoken on or led panels at the Cannes Film Festival, the American Film Market, and Slamdance, and for organizations including the Producers Guild of America, NALIP, Women in Film, and the Alliance of Women Directors, among others. Additionally, Stacey has been profiled or interviewed in MovieMaker Magazine, Student Filmmakers Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor and the Los Angeles Business Journal.