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Stacey Sher

Activision Blizzard Studios
Co-President
Stacey Sher is a two-time Academy Award nominee, receiving the honors for Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christoph Waltz, Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry Washington, and Steven Soderbergh’s Erin Brockovich, with Julia Roberts and Albert Finney.

Sher has produced more than two dozen major motion pictures amassing nearly $2.2 billion at the global box office. Her many critically acclaimed and commercially successful production credits include such notable titles as Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, Django Unchained and The Hateful Eight; Steven Soderbergh’s Erin Brockovich, Out of Sight and Contagion; Garden State; Reality Bites; and Get Shorty. Sher has also produced nearly a dozen TV series and TV movies which in addition to AMC’s hit series Into The Badlands; include the critically acclaimed TV series Sweet/Vicious and Reno 911, on which she served as an executive producer for all six seasons.

Sher is Co-President of Activision Blizzard Studios where she has served as a producer on all three seasons of the successful animated Netflix family television series Skylanders Academy, based on the Skylanders game series. Stacey is currently overseeing active development of the highly anticipated live action feature film based on the globally renowned Call of Duty game franchise, a $15 billion franchise that has an avid following in 166 countries. Sher is also overseeing development and production of numerous live action and animated films and television series based on the company’s rich catalogue of over 1000 game titles.

Sher was honored by the ACLU for her commitment to films and television that are empowering, inspirational and thought-provoking, dealing with issues from public safety to education, social justice to censorship. In 2007, Freedom Writers, which was produced by Sher and written and directed by Richard LaGravenese, was chosen as the recipient of the Humanitas Prize. World Trade Center, directed by Oliver Stone and produced by Sher, was chosen for the 2006 Christopher Award, which is presented to those who create films that affirm the highest values of the human spirit. Sher was also the recipient of the 2002 Mary Pickford Award from the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the Women in Film Independent Vision Award in the year 2000. In 2013, Sher returned to her USC alma mater and delivered the commencement address at the USC School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) graduation ceremony.
Sher is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, BAFTA, and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.