Stick Figure Productions

Stick Figure Productions Stick Figure Productions is an award winning NYC based production company focused on engaging, character-driven content.
Stick Figure is a New York-based company founded in 1998. Stick Figure has produced numerous award-winning documentary films, including Devil's Playground, Willie Nelson: Still is Still Moving, Bounce: Behind the Velvet Rope, Slasher, What Remains, loudQUIETloud: a film about the Pixies, and I am an Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA. In 2004, Stick Figure brought their successful brand of documentary filmmaking to the television series, producing the critically acclaimed real-life series Family Bonds for HBO and the reality series Amish in the City for UPN. Since then the company has created programming for VH-1, E!, Bravo, PBS, TV Land, AMC, Court TV, Showtime, Cinemax, AOL, The Style Channel, Discovery, National Geographic and IFC. The company currently has numerous documentaries and reality series in development and production and is also developing feature films and other fiction projects.
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Thank you for the unbelievable show of support on Friday night at the world premiere of BETWEEN ME AND MY MIND, and what...
04/29/2019

Thank you for the unbelievable show of support on Friday night at the world premiere of BETWEEN ME AND MY MIND, and what a performance to cap it off! @treyanastasio, we salute you! Special thanks to @tribeca and @beacontheatre for making the night magic. Keep your eyes out for updates, and check the @tribeca listings for upcoming screenings. #Tribeca2019 #BetweenMeAndMyMind @ The Beacon Theatre

We’re excited to announce that our latest film, What Will Become of Us, will premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival!...
03/08/2019

We’re excited to announce that our latest film, What Will Become of Us, will premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival!

What Will Become of Us is a Feature Documentary about Sir Frank Lowy, the self-made billionaire co-founder of Westfield Corporation. He faces a dilemma: whether or not to sell his multinational company, his life’s work and legacy. Standing at a crossroads, Frank must look to his past to shape his perspective on this monumental decision.

Watching our latest video makes me wish I'd started (and kept up) ballet 💃#PointeToPop Vulcan Inc.Harvest Records
07/11/2017
Exclusive Video Premiere: 'Charlotte OC Medicine Man - Pointe to Pop'

Watching our latest video makes me wish I'd started (and kept up) ballet 💃

#PointeToPop Vulcan Inc.Harvest Records

Singer-songwriter Charlotte OC is not afraid of—or even moderately unfamiliar with—creating emotionally-fueled songs full of personal sentiments and figurative lyrics.

Get your tickets to STEP!
07/08/2017
Step | Fox Searchlight

Get your tickets to STEP!

Search for screenings / showtimes and book tickets for Step. See the release date and trailer. The Official Showtimes Destination brought to you by Fox Searchlight

06/15/2017

Updating our books with freelancers! DP's, camera op's, editors, lend us your resumes! [email protected]

STEP
06/12/2017
STEP

STEP

Shadow And Act has an exclusive first look at images from STEP -- check them out:

UK friends! We have some options for you...
04/24/2017
Dancer - Sergei Polunin

UK friends! We have some options for you...

Steven Cantor's Dancer - Sergei Polunin is now available to own on DVD and On Demand.

Thanks to True/False Film Fest for an awesome screening of STEP tonight!
03/03/2017

Thanks to True/False Film Fest for an awesome screening of STEP tonight!

COMING THIS SUMMER!
02/22/2017

COMING THIS SUMMER!

It's official: STEP will be coming your way THIS SUMMER starting July 7! #Stepislife

We've been having a wonderful time at Sundance. Congratulations to everyone involved with STEP!
01/25/2017
Fox Searchlight Lands Hot Sundance Docu ‘Step’ North Of $4 Million

We've been having a wonderful time at Sundance. Congratulations to everyone involved with STEP!

EXCLUSIVE: Fox Searchlight has acquired world rights for north of $4 million for Step, a documentary that drew bidders like few films in that genre do. FSL not only bought the docu for distribution…

Hey "thetruekamai", you want an internship? Email info@stickfigureproductions.com and show us what you got!
10/25/2016

Hey "thetruekamai", you want an internship? Email [email protected] and show us what you got!

casting call!
10/19/2016

casting call!

Here's a chart of local cinema listings for DANCER:
10/03/2016

Here's a chart of local cinema listings for DANCER:

Tickets are selling out very quickly. Our advice? Get tickets today. the Q&A screenings give you the chance to ask Steve...
09/08/2016
Dancer

Tickets are selling out very quickly. Our advice? Get tickets today. the Q&A screenings give you the chance to ask Steven Cantor your questions!

Steven Cantor’s 'Dancer' tracks the life of Ukrainian-born “bad boy of ballet” Sergei Polunin.

06/23/2016

we're hiring interns at our nyc office! [email protected] - please include a funny story / meme. oh, a resume too.

05/23/2016

Casting Couples, Family Members and Friends who desperately need Gastric Bypass Surgery to lose extreme amounts of weight!

Casting a powerful new weight loss show - please help spread the word to anyone who may benefit from this life-saving procedure.

Award winning documentary company, Stick Figure Productions, is currently casting families and friends in desperate need of gastric bypass surgery. Casting overweight duos or trios of: relatives, couples, siblings, parents and children, or best friends. One person in the duo should be 500lbs+ or close to it! Any combination may apply! And you can be located anywhere in the US! (HUGE OPPORTUNITY w/ PERKS)

Have you and your family dreamed of losing weight with no success? Do you and your partner desperately need to lose an excessive amount of weight before it's too late?? Do you want to help yourself and your loved one who is over 500lbs? We’re currently casting people who are interested in undergoing gastric bypass surgery for a new documentary series.

We are working with the foremost bariatric surgery center in the country located in one of the world's top travel destinations. We’re looking to help people who have had no success taking other diet routes and are ready to lose weight once and for all. If selected for this HUGE OPPORTUNITY, you will receive support to help you really lose the weight in a STATE OF THE ART facility.

INCLUDE:
Name, weight, age, location, contact information (for yourself and whomever you are applying with)
- Who you will be going through this experience with and how you are connected to them
- Brief summary of your weight loss struggle and current situation
- How do you both hope this changes your life?
- 2 Recent Photos for each applicant

05/13/2016
DANCER - International Trailer

Our latest film DANCER has a trailer!

Official international trailer of DANCER, the documentary about ballet superstar Sergei Polunin, directed by Oscar-nominated Steven Cantor, with the special ...

4:26pm is a good time to stop what your doing and take 3 minutes to watch a story. Here's one we prepared earlier!
05/11/2016
Story Time with Ozzie Guillen: 'Unlike Mike' - ESPN Video

4:26pm is a good time to stop what your doing and take 3 minutes to watch a story. Here's one we prepared earlier!

In the first episode of 'Story Time with Ozzie Guillen,' Ozzie talks about the time he and teammate Joey Cora played a game of 2-on-1 pickup basketball against a rookie during Spring Training. That rookie's name was Michael Jordan...

04/01/2016
MSG Network Wins Big at New York Emmys With 14 Awards – More Than Any Other Network or...

The Mask wins an Emmy! Congratulations MSG Networks and our wonderful team.

NEW YORK, March 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced Saturday that MSG Network received 14 New York Emmy Awards, the most of any single network or station. With MSG Network’s awards, plus one win for MSG+ and one…

Sundance Selects acquires 'Dancer'
03/10/2016
Sundance Selects acquires 'Dancer'

Sundance Selects acquires 'Dancer'

EXCLUSIVE: The distributor has secured US rights from WestEnd Films to Steven Cantor’s upcoming documentary.

01/20/2016

We're looking for a Junior Editor to start ASAP editing sizzles in our development department. Shoot us an email with your resume and any work you might have! Please include a funny story or joke we haven't heard.

[email protected]

Happy Birthday Sergei Polunin!Check our website for a special outtake from the film DANCER, where Sergei rehearses with ...
11/20/2015
DANCER

Happy Birthday Sergei Polunin!

Check our website for a special outtake from the film DANCER, where Sergei rehearses with renowned choreographer, Russell Maliphant.

Stick Figure Productions is an award winning NYC based production company focused on engaging, character-driven content.

Would you rather see our founder Steven Cantor in a ring with Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield? Let us know.
11/16/2015

Would you rather see our founder Steven Cantor in a ring with Mike Tyson or Evander Holyfield? Let us know.

Our latest ESPN Films #30For30 CHASING TYSON premieres tonight! Watch the story of Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield in t...
11/10/2015
Chasing Tyson - ESPN Films: 30 for 30

Our latest ESPN Films #30For30 CHASING TYSON premieres tonight! Watch the story of Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield in the leadup to the most controversial moment in boxing history, directed by Steven Cantor. 8PM Eastern, check your local listings.

It's going to be a knockout.

Evander Holyfield knew he could never earn respect until he beat Mike Tyson. When the two finally fought, the world saw two of the sport's most memorable fights.

Happy World Ballet Day! Check the progress of our latest film, DANCER, following the life and times of Sergei Polunin.
10/01/2015
DANCER

Happy World Ballet Day! Check the progress of our latest film, DANCER, following the life and times of Sergei Polunin.

Stick Figure Productions is an award winning NYC based production company focused on engaging, character-driven content.

09/18/2015

CASTING ULTIMATE FAN MOM'S!

Do you LOVE going to concerts with your kids?
Have you ever camped out overnight to get front row at a show?
Have you ever followed a band from state to state?
Do you hook your kids up with Meet and Greets and VIP experiences?
Have you ever made customized gifts for your favorite bands?
Do you follow all your favorite bands social media?
Do you enjoy concerts as much as your children?
Do you and your children obsess over the same music?

If ANY of the above apply - WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!!

Looking for the ultimate Fan Mom’s to tell us their stories for a once in a lifetime experience!!! We’re working with major bands on a new documentary series. This could be the chance to get even more up close and personal with the bands you obsess over!

If this applies to you or someone you know please contact us at [email protected] to tell us your story!!!!

Dan Griffin illustrates the worsening California drought crisis with his surprising data collection process in our lates...
08/27/2015
One Way To Fight The California Drought: Study Trees

Dan Griffin illustrates the worsening California drought crisis with his surprising data collection process in our latest film for FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films

Check out the entire Collectors series online at Ora TV!

Directed by Jamie Schutz, EP'ed by Steven Cantor, shot by Johnny St. Ours and produced by Jon Eckhaus.

You can tell how old a tree is by counting its rings, but those rings have a lot more to say. And if you live in California, which is in the midst of a four-year drought, you may want to listen. Da…

It's 4:20 at Stick HQ! Perfect time for you to chill with our 'The Collectors' medical marijuana episode. Pretty sure we...
08/05/2015
The Cannabis Chemist

It's 4:20 at Stick HQ! Perfect time for you to chill with our 'The Collectors' medical marijuana episode. Pretty sure we had a giggly-good time making this, but for some of us, the memories are hazy. Directed by Jamie Schutz, EP'd by Steven Cantor, shot by Johnny St. Ours, with music from the totally chill Slug A for FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films.

Most Americans live in a state where medical marijuana, in some form, is legal. But all marijuana isn’t the same. Different plants have different chemical compositions, and different compositions a…

08/04/2015

STILL LOOKING for New Home Improvement / Design / Decorating TV Talent!

We’re working with a major network to find NEW talented people who have never been on TV for future programming! (If you’ve made small past TV appearances, that’s fine!)

If you’ve ever dreamed of showing your talent on TV this is your chance! (No previous casting reels required!)

If you or anyone you know has skills in either Home Improvement, Design, or Decoration please e-mail us some photos of your work to [email protected].

We’ll contact you with next steps!

Our latest short film for ESPN premiered over the weekend! This documentary was co-produced with Spike Lee and tells the...
08/03/2015
Spike Lee's Lil' Joints: Of The Father And Of The Son - ESPN Video

Our latest short film for ESPN premiered over the weekend! This documentary was co-produced with Spike Lee and tells the story of David Robinson, the son of legendary baseball player and humanitarian, Jackie Robinson.

There is a coffee farmer in Tanzania with 10 children...and a legacy to uphold. His name is David Robinson, and he is the youngest of the three children of Rachel and Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in the major leagues.

07/29/2015

CASTING CALL! DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO HOST YOUR OWN HOME IMPROVEMENT OR DESIGN SHOW?

We're working with a major network to find amazing NEW home improvement talent. The ideal candidate is someone who is skilled in home improvement, decorating, or design. They must have an awesome personality and be very passionate about home improvement. This is an opportunity to be introduced to a network as future talent without needing a huge reel and resume of past TV experience. It’s a great way to chance to break into a role for as new TV talent.

If interested please shoot an e-mail to our Casting Producer [email protected] with your name and contact info and we'll get back to you with next steps!

Our Founder Steven Cantor recently sat down with The Huffington Post to talk all things film, family and Ora TV!
07/28/2015
An interview With Entrepreneur Steven Cantor

Our Founder Steven Cantor recently sat down with The Huffington Post to talk all things film, family and Ora TV!

Steven Cantor started Stick Figure right out of USC Film School. And before that, in fact before enrolling in his post-graduate study at USC, he undertook the daunting task of producing, directing and editing his own first film, which just happened to garner him an Oscar nomination while he was in h…

07/23/2015

Exciting news! We're working with a major network to find amazing new talent who have never been seen or pitched before.

The ideal candidate is someone who is skilled in either home improvement, decorating, or design. They must have a awesome personality and be very passionate about home improvement. This is an opportunity to be introduced to a network as future talent without needing a huge reel and resume of past tv experience.

If interested please shoot an e-mail to [email protected] with your name and contact info and we'll get back to you with next steps!

07/16/2015

Are you looking for an internship? According to our inbox, yes. A fair few of you are. Fall will be here before we know it, and we're gonna need some talented go-getters to fill in the blanks at our West Village office. Internships are paid, and sometimes there's string cheese in the fridge! It's the organic kind, too.

Email [email protected] with your resume, cover letter, maybe include a joke, or a funny story. Oh, tell us what you'd like to do here as well. I would definitely include a story, though.

EDIT: Seriously. Include a funny story.

Our latest 30 for 30 short film launched today with Grantland!
07/08/2015
30 for 30 Shorts: Spyball

Our latest 30 for 30 short film launched today with Grantland!

Our latest film, directed by Christina Burchard and Daniel Newman, tells the story of a man who played our national pastime by day and served his country by night.

Is "Data Driven Music Therapy" a new physically-immersive musical subgenre born out of the Splutterstep, Cybergrind or U...
05/21/2015
The Collectors - Music Genome Project

Is "Data Driven Music Therapy" a new physically-immersive musical subgenre born out of the Splutterstep, Cybergrind or Uplifting Orchestralcore scenes?

Maybe.

Find out on our latest Collectors short film for FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films!

Stick Figure Productions is an award winning NYC based production company focused on engaging, character-driven content.

05/20/2015

We're working on some exciting new projects, so we made some changes to our website recently! It's not complete yet, but if you want to have a gander and let us know what you'd think, we'd value your input.

11/05/2013

Do you have a passion for working in reality TV and documentary film? Do you like working in a fast paced, dynamic environment? Well, you’re in luck! Stick Figure Productions is always looking for Bright and Ambitious interns to help in all aspects of our production company. You will have an opportunity to work on developing projects, working on projects currently in production and help out with the post-production process!

Still not convinced? Stick Figure has developed and created films and series for over thirty television networks including HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, National Geographic, Discovery, Bravo, E!, Style Network, A&E, IFC, Sundance, PBS, OWN, History Channel and Lifetime. With an Oscar nomination, an Emmy Award, and seven Emmy nominations, Stick Figure brings passion, commitment and a love to every project we undertake.

If you feel you would be a good fit, email [email protected] and tell us why. Don’t miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime!

Address

436 W45th Street
New York, NY
10036

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

Telephone

(212) 600-9288

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