About Us: Program Director
Nancy Rae Stone, Program Director, Film & TV Tax Credit Program
Nancy Rae Stone’s experience as a producer provides an invaluable background to her work with the California Film & Television tax credit program – both old and new. Ms. Stone was extensively involved in structuring the original tax credit program and now oversees the expanded program which enables California to provide competitive incentives to productions that, in turn create employment and increase economic development throughout California. Ms. Stone’s production expertise has been instrumental in the development and successful implementation of the film and television tax credit program in California.
Ms. Stone has worked as a producer, line producer, executive and consultant in the motion picture industry for over 20 years. She most recently executive produced Words & Pictures, starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche, which was released by Roadside Attractions in 2014. Ms. Stone worked for nearly a decade as the Executive Vice President of Production at Beacon Pictures, where she supervised physical production of notable theatrical films ranging from $4 million to $90 million dollars, including Air Force One (post-production), Spy Game, Bring It On, Family Man, and 13 Days. Ms. Stone’s independent producer credits include The Last Seduction with Linda Fiorentino, Femme Fatale with Colin Firth, Playing God with Angelina Jolie, and American Heart, starring Jeff Bridges.