The Lunacy Team
Producer, Director, Head-Honcho
A native of Louisville, Stu has been making films longer than he cares to admit. He has directed two indies (Nice Guys Sleep Alone and Keep Your Distance) and produced a dozen others in whole or part, including 2016 releases Men Go To Battle and Split, as well as Ira & Abby, True Adolescents,Pilgrim Song, and Dirty Country.
Stu’s films have screened at festivals such as Sundance, LAFF, SXSW and US Comedy Arts, and gone on to be acquired by the likes of Magnolia, Netflix, HBO, Showtime, Starz and Gravitas.
He holds degrees in business from Georgetown and film from USC where he now teaches at the School of Cinematic Arts and Film Independent. He is a member of the PGA, DGA, Georgetown’s Alumni Board of Governors, and the Louisville Film Society. He enjoys fine Kentucky bourbon, college basketball, and hiking, and you can usually find him in LA, Louisville, or on an airplane.
Director of Development
A Connecticut native, Harris received bachelor’s degrees in English and Political Science from Southern Connecticut State University while working as a film critic for the New Haven Register. He relocated to Los Angeles to earn his MFA in Film and Television Production from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, where he focused on writing, directing, and editing.
Harris currently serves as Lunacy Productions’ Director of Development, working with writers and producers to strengthen Lunacy’s slate and discover exciting new content.
Post Production Supervisor
Alexandra is a writer/director, editor, storyboard artist, and overall creative extraordinaire. She received her MFA from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts program in December 2012, with an emphasis in directing. Prior to that, she graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a major in Film & Media Studies and a minor in Archaeology.
She has directed many short films and music videos and worked on many other award-winning projects in various roles. She has done storyboard art for Bryan Singer and Felicia Day, and has worked on spec for Stan Lee and Phil X & The Drills.
Derek is a Pacific Northwest hippie with a passion for telling stories sonically through sound design. Originally from Seattle, Derek serves as Lunacy’s production coordinator and in-house sound designer. Though he’s a sound designer by trade, Derek has a knowledge and respect for all areas of filmmaking, from directing to gaffing and everything in-between. He holds a BA in Mass Communication from Northwest Nazarene University and MFA in Film & TV Production from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. Derek doesn’t have a home, he just goes wherever he’s called to work.
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