Stephanie Bell

Stephanie Bell
Stephanie Bell – Producer

Stephanie is an award-winning producer of film and theater in Los Angeles. In addition to producing all of Karni Baghdikian’s work as both writer & director, she has produced five of the last seven Annex Film Group productions, including the award winning short films, “Tag” and “Robbie’s Withdrawal.”

Stephanie has over 12 years of experience in production, business & legal affairs, and finance, working for companies such as Interscope Communications, Paramount Pictures, and Franchise Pictures. While at these companies, Stephanie worked on films such as “What Dreams May Come,” “Pitch Black,” “Mission Impossible II,” “Rules of Engagement,” “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” “The Whole Nine Yards,” and “3000 Miles to Graceland,” among others.

Stephanie is currently in pre-production on her next feature “The Devil of Appalachia,” written & directed by AFG member (and “Written By” star and co-writer) Matt Duggan. Recently, Stephanie was a finalist in the prestigious AFM/People’s Choice Awards “Favorite Film Pitch” competition, which was voted on by thousands of people across the country and throughout the world.

Stephanie was co-producer and unit production manager on the independent feature film “7 Songs,” starring Chris Eigeman (Metropolitan) & Lola Glaudini (Sopranos, Criminal Minds). Before finishing “Written By,” she produced the short film, “The Winged Man,” starring Ugly Betty’s Ana Ortiz and written by Academy-award nominated screenwriter Jose Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries, Trade) for the prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women. The film continues to screen at International & National film festivals, including the highly competitive Comi-Con Festival in 2009. In addition to her work for AFG, Stephanie has produced for Soft Serve Pictures, and award-winning theatre companies EST-LA (Managing Director), Sacred Fools (Co-Artistic Director), and Theatre of NOTE, among others.

Before turning to producing, Stephanie studied acting with director Mike Nichols (The Graduate). She has performed Off-Broadway, regionally and in film and TV.

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