New Orleans native Stacey   Muhammad   is   an   award   winning   writer   /   director   and producer   of   narrative,   documentary,  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.  

Stacey  has  worked  extensively  to  document  and  preserve  hip   hop culture  and address  social  issues  through  film  and  media.  Her  work includes  multi  media projects,   music   videos,   arts   and   activism   and   social   justice   campaigns   and   award   winning   films  including  “I  AM SEAN  BELL,  black  boys  speak,  which made  it’s 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.  

In   2009,   Stacey   co-founded   “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

Her  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.    



Stacey's critically acclaimed web series, FOR COLORED BOYS, REDEMPTION starring Rob  Morgan,  Julito  McCullum,  Tim   Reid  and  Jacinto Taras Riddick was recently acquired by Magic Johnson's ASPIRE TV for network distribution through the ABFF Independent screening series.  In 2014, INDIEWIRE named For Colored Boys "1 of 32 web dramas upstaging TV." The award winning series, which can also be seen on IndieFlix, Itunes and Xbox this fall has received press coverage from the LA TIMES, Essence Magazine, Ebony, BET, JET Magazine, Shadow and Act, Clutch Magazine, HUFF POST LIVE and many others.  FOR COLORED BOYS has screened for audiences worldwide including screenings at Viacom, NBC, The American Black Film Festival and The Pan African Film Festival.​​ Stacey, along with Executive Producer Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is preparing for a For Colored Boys spin off series titled, "THE CREED" with new cast members Charles Dutton (Gothkia, ROC) and Adesola Osakalumi (FELA).  Production begins August 2015.

Stacey's latest film, RITES, written by Cheo Tyehimba Taylor has also been acquired by ASPIRE TV through the ABFF Independent screening series starting in August 2015. Stacey is one of two directors who will have two films in the series this fall.  RITES is also an official selection for the 2015 NewFilmmakers LA film festival.

Stacey  has  screened,  participated  in  panel  discussions  and  lectured  in  both  academic  and   non   academic   settings   including   The   University   of   

Houston,  The   University   of   Miami,   Prairie   View   A&M   University,   Marymount   Manhattan   College,   The   University   of   the   District   of   Columbia,   Brooklyn College, The   Brooklyn   Academy   of   Music,   the   National   Association   of   Black  Journalist  and  Viacom  to  name  a  few.  She   and   her   work   have   been featured   in   The   LA   Times,   Essence,   Ebony,   The   Root,   OkayPlayer,   IndieWire,   Shadow   and   Act,   Colorlines,   ScreenSlate   and   on   HuffPost   Live   and   BET Online.

"STACEY MUHAMMAD'S VOICE AS A FILMMAKER IS CLEAR, BOLD AND READY TO BE HEARD." - AVA DUVERNAY

STACEY MUHAMMAD​

​WRITER / DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / FILMMAKER