With her father dying of cancer, Helen has high hopes for the family’s last Easter together.
Stacey Davis is an award-winning screenwriter, director, producer and entertainment lawyer. She’s executive produced over a half-dozen films, including SWORD OF TRUST (SXSW, dir. Lynn Shelton; starring Marc Maron), LITTLE SISTER (SXSW, starring Addison Timlin, Ally Sheedy and Peter Hedges, and named by “The New Yorker” as the best film of 2016); 1985 (SXSW, starring Cory Michael Smith, Virginia Madsen and Michael Chiklis) and SOCIAL ANIMALS (starring Noel Wells, Samira Wiley and Josh Radnor). She has several other projects in development.
Her debut film, THE SIBLING CODE (wrote/produced), screened at nearly a dozen festivals, including Nantucket Film Festival, BendFilm Festival and Cucalorus Film Festival. The comedy stars Amy Okuda (ATYPCIAL), Jonathan Lisecki (GAYBY) and Amy Hill (CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND). Her script BURYING THE LEAD won Best Feature Screenplay at the 2017 Broad Humor Film Festival, and she has placed in the following competitions: Nicholl Fellowship (quarterfinalist); Page (Top 25 in Comedy) and Austin Film Festival (second rounder). She has participated in the Squaw Valley’s Screenwriting Conference, the Stowe Story Labs’ Narrative Lab as well as its Writer’s Retreat program.
As an entertainment lawyer, she’s represented A24, Tadmor Entertainment, Erwin Brothers Entertainment and others on a variety of projects, including DEATH OF DICK LONG, I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, SUMMER ’03 and ONLY. Davis serves as the President of the Board of Directors for The Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema and sits on the board of the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame and Stowe Story Labs.