Stan Foster began his versatile career as an actor for three seasons, starring in the Emmy winning CBS television drama “Tour of Duty”. Foster segued behind the camera in striking an overall development deal with Columbia Pictures Television to write, produce, and brand new content. This led to selling and developing sitcom, drama, and reality programming to multiple networks including CBS, FOX, MTV, Comedy Central, USA Networks, UPN, Disney and Discovery Channel, and FremantleMedia.
Stan Foster adapted the stage production of TD Jakes “Woman Thou Art Loosed” for the big screen, (for which he won an NAACP Image Award) and greatly contributing to the wide popularity of that genre. As a feature writer-producer, Foster penned/produced/directed films for Universal, (Hoodrat), 20th Century Fox, (Hangman’s Curse) Lions Gate (Manhood), (Warner Bros.) “Preacher’s Kid”, in addition to Car Wash 2 (Universal) and “My Other Mother” (UPtv).
2017 brought the gospel musical PK Resurrection that introduced “Upstaged”, a slate of classic urban films adapted for the stage with includes live television followed by a national tour.
In 2018, Stan Foster Media will be partnering with Lionsgate to produce and distribute a film slate under his current banner. These include “Azusa Street Revival, “Bishop Mims”, “Before I Forget – The B Smith Story” and the Upstaged live theater slate. Stan Foster Media has a current multi-picture output, distribution, and acquisition deal at Lionsgate.