Stanley Brode is an NYC based filmmaker, theater director, and co-founder of Assemblage of Nouns Productions. His most recent project is the feature film Maggie Black, which recently premiered at the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival (Moviemaker Magazine’s top 25 coolest fest’s in the world, and top 50 worth the entry fee.) Prior to making his first feature, Stanley wrote and directed several short films including “You There?”. After a successful festival run “You There?” has had a second life online, being featured on Short of the Week and other publications- leading to an international distribution deal.

Before moving to film Stanley directed plays on both coasts, worked in a Broadway producer’s office, and in the Literary Department at the La Jolla Playhouse. He has a BA in Theatre from the University of California, San Diego and received the departments’ highest honor upon graduation. He also trained at A.C.T. in San Francisco and the British American Drama Academy in London.