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Stacey Sher      

Executive Producer for Shiny Penny Productions

A well-respected executive with a reputation for great taste and an eye for spotting emerging talent, Stacey Sher is a board member at Shiny Penny Productions which has produced over 40 feature films. A two-time Academy Award nominee, Sher has produced more than two dozen major motion pictures, amassing nearly $2.2 billion at the global box office. Sher's many critically acclaimed and commercially successful production credits include such notable titles as Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained, and The Hateful Eight; Steven Soderbergh's Erin Brockovich, Out of Sight, and Contagion; Garden State; Reality Bites; Get Shorty; the critically acclaimed TV series "Sweet/Vicious"; and many other television series and movies. The musically-minded Sher also produced the Grammy winning soundtrack for Garden State. Sher was the co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios, with Nick van Dyk, from January 2016 to May 2019.

Sher is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, BAFTA, and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. She is active in a number of social and philanthropic organizations, including three causes to which she donates considerable time and resources: The Pablove Foundation, which serves children living with cancer; Liberty Hill, a Los Angeles-based environmental justice organization serving low-income communities that are most likely to be exposed to environmental dangers; and the XX Fund, which provides annual grants to non-profit organizations that help girls and women in Los Angeles reach their potential, achieve economic justice, and live free of discrimination and violence.

Sher was honored by the American Civil Liberties Union for her commitment to films and television that are empowering, inspirational, and thought-provoking, dealing with issues from public safety to education, social justice to censorship. In 2007, Freedom Writers, which was produced by Sher and written and directed by Richard LaGravenese, was chosen as the recipient of the Humanitas Prize. World Trade Center, directed by Oliver Stone and produced by Sher, was chosen for the 2006 Christopher Award, which is presented to those who create films that affirm the highest values of the human spirit. Sher was also the recipient of the 2002 Mary Pickford Award from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts and the Women in Film Independent Vision Award in 2000. She is a graduate of the USC's Peter Stark Producing Program. In 2013, Sher returned to her alma mater and delivered the commencement address at the graduation ceremony.

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Stacey Sher Named Co-President of Activision Blizzard Studios

Veteran movie producer Stacey Sher has been named co-president of Activision Blizzard Studios, the upstart production unit that intends to build TV shows and movies out of intellectual property from one of the world’s biggest gaming companies.

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Film and television producer Stacey Sher opens up about her 30-year career in Hollywood, working with Quentin Tarantino and how FX political drama Mrs America was brought to the screen.

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