Stephanie Argy

Stephanie Argy

Stephanie Argy is the co-founder and co-owner of Mental Slapstick LLC, a storytelling operation based in Portland, Oregon. Her current focus is on creating complex multipart narratives that combine a variety of story forms, including movies, illustrated prose and whatever else can best convey the tale at hand. An award-winning screenwriter and film director whose work has played all over the world, she has a passion for technology and has studied many tools and languages, from computer-generated animation to Javascript, fascinated by their capabilities to expand our conceptions and uses of story. Early in her career, she worked in many facets of the film and television industry in New York and Los Angeles, including a stint at Warner Television. She also worked as a journalist and spent three years as a magazine editor, which gave her the opportunity to educate herself in public by interviewing some of the most accomplished filmmakers in the world for hundreds of articles on the art, craft and technology of filmmaking. She has a BA in history from UCLA and an MS from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.