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Stacie Passon

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Nationality  American
Name  Stacie Passon

Role  Film director
Known for  Concussion
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Occupation  film director, screenwriter
Movies  Concussion, Elliot King is Third
Awards  Teddy Jury Award, Gotham Awards euphoria Calvin Klein ‘Live the Dream’ grant
Nominations  Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature, Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Director
Similar People  Robin Weigert, Johnathan Tchaikovsky, Rose Troche, Julie Fain Lawrence, Funda Duval

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Stacie Lyne Passon (born October 1, 1969) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer, whose debut film Concussion premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, and subsequently won a Teddy Award Jury Prize as an outstanding film about LGBT themes at the 2013 Berlin International Film Festival. She is directing the upcoming film adaptation of Shirley Jackson's novel We Have Always Lived in the Castle.


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Personal life

Passon was born in Detroit, Michigan, the youngest daughter of Michelle Helene and Steven Aaron Passon. She is Jewish. She attended Columbia College Chicago, from which she graduated in 1993.

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Passon is married to marketing executive Alyson Shapero, with whom she shares two children: Micah (born 2002) and Maren Shapero (born 2005). The family reside in Montclair, New Jersey.


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Passon began her career as a commercial director and producer. In 1995, she directed the Babe the Blue Ox music video for their single "Hazmats", from the Red Hot + Bothered compilation album. In 2012, she received the Adrienne Shelly Director's Grant and the Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers Live the Dream Grant at the Gotham Awards for Concussion. The film garnered Passon nominations for the Gotham Award for Breakthrough Director and the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature, and the film won a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release. Passon has directed two episodes of the Primetime Emmy Award-winning comedy series Transparent, and an episode of the F. Scott Fitzgerald-adapted drama series The Last Tycoon. In 2016, she executive produced the comedy film Women Who Kill.

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She is currently directing her second feature film, We Have Always Lived in the Castle, based on the Shirley Jackson novel of the same name, from a screenplay she co-wrote with Mark Kruger. Passon is also developing the feature film Strange Things Started Happening, which is supported by Sundance Institute and Tribeca Film Institute. She teaches screenwriting at New York University's Kanbar Institute of Film and Television.

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