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Lane Stanley

writer/director Addict Named Hal

Lane Michael Stanley (Writer/Director, ADDICT NAMED HAL) is a filmmaker, playwright, and producer, and the founder of Secretly Famous Productions, along with Lowell Blank. Their debut feature film ADDICT NAMED HAL has shown or will show at Austin Film Festival, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Dances with Films, Tallgrass Film Festival, and Big Bear Film Summit, where it won Best U.S. Narrative Feature. Lane’s short films have shown at many festivals, including Outfest, aGLIFF / Prism, Toronto Short Film Festival, and Big Apple Film Festival. Lane has been featured in the New York Times, USA Today, and the Austin Chronicle. They have won Best Director from Baltimore City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2016, DC Metro Theatre Arts, and The Bad Oracle, and received the Mayor’s Individual Artist Award. They are a 2021 Playwriting Fellow with the Lambda Literary Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ+ Voices. Their plays have been produced by 19 theaters in 8 states and Australia. For more information, please visit www.lanemichaelstanley.com and www.secretlyfamousprod.com

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Friday, October 22

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