For single projects - 3 month package:
+ Assessment of material and/or IP and strategize potential opportunities
+ Target items and optimal plan for development
+ Advise on materials - pitch deck and other visual assets
+ Advise on packaging (review and recommend talent and production team elements for market viability)
+ Advise on prospects to whom to present and pitch project
+ Monthly calls for tracking progress and course correction
The fee for the 3 month development consulting engagement is $5500.
We work with qualified projects by application only.
For production companies with multi-project slates, features or series:
+ Assess material/IP and strategize potential opportunities
+ Advise on optimizing development slate and prioritizing projects based on market viability
+ Work with writers and creators to develop original ideas and/or adaptations of existing IP
+ Assist with creative outlines, treatments, and pitch materials as needed
+ Package and pitch projects to studios, networks, streaming platforms, global distributors (when applicable)
+ Bi-monthly progress and reporting calls
$3,000 - $5,000/ month retainer. Minimum engagement is 3 months. We work with qualified projects by application only.
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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, UNDER THE EIFFEL TOWER (2019), distributed by The Orchard and starring David Wain, Matt Walsh, and Michaela Watkins, and MISS VIRGINIA (2019), starring Uzo Aduba. She also created and produced THE UPGRADE (2017), a 32-part original digital series for Bravo that aired on BravoTV.com. She recently completed the pilot for the television docuseries THE BIG SIP, in association with the Spanish studio MediaPro, where she was creator and served as executive producer. For additional credits please visit IMDB.
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.