Nancy Rae Stone
Nancy Rae Stone has been a producer, an executive and a consultant in the motion picture industry for over 20 years. For nearly a decade Stone was Executive Vice President of Production at Beacon Pictures, where she supervised physical production of numerous high profile films which became global theatrical successes, including Air Force One ($315M), starring Harrison Ford, Spy Game ($143M), starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt, the cheerleading drama Bring It On ($90M), starring Kirsten Dunst, The Family Man ($143M), starring Nicholas Cage and Don Cheadle and 13 Days ($66M), the Cuban missile crisis drama starring Kevin Costner.
As an independent producer, Stone’s credits include festival favorite and BAFTA-nominee The Last Seduction, starring Linda Fiorentino, who won the New York Film Critics Circle Best Actress Award. She also produced Femme Fatale, starring Colin Firth, Playing God, starring Angelina Jolie and American Heart, starring Jeff Bridges.
Stone was Executive Producer of 2014’s Words & Pictures, starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, which was theatrically released in the U.S. by Roadside Attractions. She recently produced the dramatic short Here Now, starring Amy Brenneman and is developing several projects, including a character-based crime drama inspired by true events and a documentary.
Stone is presently Director of the California Film Commission Film & Television tax credit program. She created and oversees an expanded strategy that allows California to provide competitive incentives, resulting in economic development statewide. She is an Executive Board Member and one of the original founders of GreenLight Women.