OCTOBER 30, 2018 - PAINTED DRESS IN "GOLD-IN YOU SAN FRANCISCO" SOLD!
Painted dress featured in “Gold-In You San Francisco” sells at West Coast Leather! This is the sleek faux leather vegan wear design that Mariya Milovidova and I painted for the fashion film and styled on models with various body types. Congrats also to Mariya who won a patent for her Side-Lacing design that allows the dress to be worn from size 0-14! Over black faux leather, we painted monochromatic fog crawling over San Francisco’s sights, like the Coit Tower, the houses of my native Sunset District all along the dress’ curves. I like to call the outfit “Naughty Foggy.” ​​​​​​​
Look Talent, one of the top San Francisco agencies has signed yours truly for on-screen Theatrical and Commercial Acting, Voice Over, and Print Modeling in SF Bay Area! find Me Here ;) Look Talent Agency. Agent: Joan Spangler 415-781-2841 joan@looktalent.com
AUGUST 28, 2017 – HOW DO YOU GET AWARDS AND NOTORIETY FOR YOUR COMPANY – ABOVEGREY PICTURES ARTICLE BY EZRA J. STANLEY
“How do you get awards and notoriety for your company?” a new and quite cool client asked me. And “How is your work so darn good?” I wanted to answer in basic monosyllabic form and in my Belizean Kriol “Jus mek eh gud no mon?!” or “Just make it good, right man?!”… [See more]
JULY 27, 2017 – EZRA J. STANLEY ON THE 360 BAY AREA PODCAST FROM THE AMBASSADORS CIRCLE!
“…We talk to actor/director Richard Harder, filmmakers Ezra J. Stanley and Michael Axtell, and sculptor Nemo Gould about the challenges of making a living as artists in a world that often discounts the importance of their work. These four artists are on their grind to bring their passions to life – and also hope to inspire you by expanding your worldview. Will you look up?” [Hear More…
MARCH 21ST, 2017 – “NYOGON: TOGETHER” DOCUMENTARY, DREAMING MONK PRODUCTIONS AND ABOVEGREY PICTURES FORM ALLIANCE WITH FILMHERO!
“Today our founder got to welcome filmmakers of the film Nyogon to the FilmHero family! We took our meeting in the infamous Igloo at Runway Incubator can’t wait to share their amazing film with the world!” [see more…]
FEBRUARY 16, 2017 – SHARKS VS SHARKS!? ABOVEGREY PICTURES’ TECH CLIENT TOYMAIL TO HOP INTO THE SHARK TANK TOMORROW NIGHT ONLY ON ABC 9/8 C!”​​​​​​​
NOVEMBER 14TH, 2016 – DOCUMENTARY FEATURE “NYOGON: TOGETHER” RECEIVES GREENLIGHT FROM SEED & SPARK CAMPAIGN!
THANK YOU NYOGON COMMUNITY for supporting this film during the last several weeks — it’s been quite a ride! We’re thrilled to announce that we EXCEEDED the 100% funding goal on Seed&Spark, receiving the GREEN LIGHT to embark on post-production! [see more…]
EZRA J. STANLEY MAKES SHOOT MAGAZINE’S SCREENWORK!
September 20, 2016 – “Screenwork Delivers Great New Work & The Talent Behind It”
SHOOT MAGAZINE – DIRECTOR EZRA J. STANLEY WINS BEST COMMERCIAL HONOR AT HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL
September 2, 2016 – LOS ANGELES – Writer-Director Ezra J. Stanley, an alum of SHOOT’s 2010 New Directors Showcase, has teamed with producer Michael Axtell to win the Best Commercial Award at the 2016 HollyShorts Film Festival for Toymail’s “Pancakes.” This marks the second time Stanley has earned…[see more]
August 19th, 2016 – Auteur Writer-Director Ezra J. Stanley and Producer Michael Axtell Win the Best Commercial Award for Toymail “Pancakes” at the HollyShorts Film Festival “The Cannes of Short Films!” (at Harmony Gold Theater)
August 19th 2016 – Boothy Call with Writer-Director Ezra J. Stanley and Producer Michael Axtell Winners of the Best Commercial Award for Toymail “Pancakes” at the HollyShorts Film Festival “The Cannes of Short Films!” (at Harmony Gold Theater)
August 19th 2016 – Behind the Scenes: Writer-Director Ezra J. Stanley and Producer Michael Axtell Winners of the Best Commercial Award for Toymail “Pancakes” at the HollyShorts Film Festival “The Cannes of Short Films!” (at Harmony Gold Theater). With Director Mary-Lyn Chambers with Best Female Director Award.
August 11th, 2016 -Back home again at HollyShorts 2016! “The Cannes of Short Films!” Our Toymail “Pancakes” Commercial debuts August 16th at noon!
World’s amazing award winning films. We’re totally blown away!
July 30th, 2016 – AboveGrey Pictures as grateful guests of the 2016 La Jolla International Fashion Film Awards! We met so many wonderful artists! Thank you festival producer Fred Sweet for loving our work and getting us out here, the LJIFFF staff, and the city and merchants of La Jolla.

Renata Zhigulina, Ezra J. Stanley, Michael Axtell

July 29th, 2016 – My Producer Michael Axtell and me with model of Enait Dan’s Fairy Fight fashion film. (2016 La Jolla International Fashion Film Awards.)

Producer Michael Axtell and Writer-Director Ezra J. Stanley with model of Enait Dan’s Fairy Fight fashion film.

July 28th, 2016 – Animation World Network – HollyShorts Fest Announces 2016 Animation Lineup
Toymail “Pancakes” Commercial is an Official Selection at 2016 HollyShorts FIlm Festival among 400 of the world’s best short films. Plays in Kids Animation-Family Films block, Ezra J. Stanley’s cinematic “Pancakes” commercial screens along with Oscar winning animations “Bear Story”, Oscar winning “Manoman”, and Palm d’Or winner “Waves 98”!
July 28th, 2016 – Animation Magazine – HollyShorts Details Animated Shorts Selections
Toymail “Pancakes” Commercial is an Official Selection at 2016 HollyShorts FIlm Festival among 400 of the world’s best short films. Plays in Kids Animation-Family Films block, Ezra J. Stanley’s cinematic “Pancakes” commercial screens along with Oscar winning animations “Bear Story”, Oscar winning “Manoman”, and Palm d’Or winner “Waves 98”!
July 25th 2016 – Toymail “Pancakes” Commercial chosen as an Official Selection of the 2016 HollyShorts Film Festival! World Premiere on August 16th at Hollywood’s TCL Chinese Theatres with Red Carpet and all! with Red Carpet and all!  

Program kick off via Skype with the Garifuna Coalition’s Youth Leadership Development Program (Bronx, New York).

Dumurei.com magazine honors Ezra J as first inductee to Outstanding Youth Wall of Fame! (2012)
Director Ezra J Stanley wins Best Commercial Award for Levi’s “Post-Mortem” at 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival, taking home $5K in post-production services from CO3! (Hollywood, CA)

AboveGrey Pictures’ Alejandro Wilkins and Ezra J Stanley win Best Commercial Award for Levi’s “Post-Mortem” at HollyShorts Film Festival (Hollywood, CA) 2011

HollyShorts, Blog – August 14th, 2011 – 3 Minutes with Ezra J. Stanley Writer/Director of  True Love

Press Photo Courtesy of HollyShorts Film Festival. Director of Levi’s “True Love”.

“Levi’s “True Love” Screens in Competition at 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival Sunday August 14th 10pm Laemmle Sunset 5 in Hollywood!” -SHOOT Magazine Publicity Wire
Levi’s “Post-Mortem,” Levi’s “True Love” both Official Selections of the 2011 HollyShorts Film Festival! (Laemmle Sunset 5. Hollywood, CA)

Ezra J Stanley, SHOOT Magazine’s World’s Hot New Directors for 2010.

SHOOT Magazine World’s New Directors Showcase 2010 (DGA, New York)

FilmWebDesign Labs:raw blog Interview of Ezra J
Levi’s “Post-Mortem” wins Best Commercial at the 2010 Burbank International Film Festival, a consecutive win. (Los Angeles, CA)
Levi’s “True Love” wins Best Spec Commercial Runner-up at the 2010 BeFilm Festival (New York City).
Levi’s “Post-Mortem” wins Best Commercial at the 2009 Burbank International Film Festival. (Los Angeles, CA)
Age of Aggression “Mindscape” Music Video 1 of only 2 selected videos to premiere at the 2006 Hollywood Black Film Festival. (Hollywood, CA)
“A Love In Progress” Official Selection at the 2005 Alameda International Film Festival. (Alameda CA)
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