Stanley Isaacs – Producer, Director and Writer

Stanley Isaacs – Producer, Director and Writer

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As a Motion Picture and Television industry professional since 1979, Isaacs has managed multi-million dollar budgets and overseen staffs in excess of seventy-five people. He has written and produced a wide range of film and television projects for Columbia Pictures, Rastar Films, Touchstone Pictures, Walt Disney, Paramount Pictures, NBC, The Kushner-Locke Company, Star Cinema Productions, Le Monde Entertainment, F.W.E., SyFy Pictures, MM Productions, Amblin Entertainment and Overbrook Entertainment.

The CEO of David Shapira and Associates recruited Isaacs in 1984 to head the entertainment agencies newly formed Literary Department. Isaacs responsibilities included scouting and recruiting new clients, working in close liaison with studios and production companies and selling and negotiating client deals. Isaacs held the title of Head of Literary until returning to writing and producing in late 1986.

After co-writing and producing the motion picture, “ Last Gasp” in 1994, Isaacs formed an independent production company, 360 entertainment in 1995 with the films star, Robert Patrick, and director, Scott McGinnis. Isaacs served as the companies CFO. The partnership created and produced two films: “Ravager” and “Within the Rock” before dissolving in December 1999.

Isaacs formed 100% Entertainment, Inc., an independent production company in May 1998. Working with producers and writers, the company initiated, developed and produced numerous film and television projects, including one of the first giant shark movies, “Megalodon”.

In 2004 Isaacs moved behind the camera to direct the motion picture “Raptor Island”, a film co-written and produced for SyFy Pictures, which had it’s World Premier on the SyFy Channel.

In August 2010 Isaacs was recruited by Chairman and CEO Scott Rosenberg of Platinum Studios to oversee the acceleration and development of the company’s intellectual graphic novel library into television and motion picture properties, he served in that capacity until May 2011.

In 2013, Isaacs and 100% Entertainment produced the multi-Award winning documentary “Tough Ain’t Enough: Conversations With Albert S. Ruddy”. Tough Ain’t Enough lead Isaacs to create The Film History Preservation Project, which currently has two new documentaries in the works, “Conversations With Alan Ladd, Jr.”, which is in post production and “Conversations With Mace Neufeld”, which is in production. Both films were produced and directed by Isaacs.

Stanley has completed four semesters as a Mentor for SPARK, Los Angeles, working with middle school students teaching them the art of screenwriting and storytelling. He also participated in the Big Brother program for a dozen years, still a friend and advisor to the young man he mentored. Additionally Isaacs moderated or participated in numerous educational workshops and panel discussions on screenwriting and the art of filmmaking

 

Winner of the 2014 Star Achievement Award at the Fort Myers Beach Film Festival.
Winner Best Documentary Award 2014 Fort Myers Beach Film Festival.

 

Stanley and his lovely wife Cheryl Boone Isaacs

 

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