Alden E. Stoner
Alden E. Stoner is the founder of Stoneworth Studios, a production company dedicated to making films that move and inspire audiences.
Inspired and impassioned by movies as a child, Alden always knew she would work with film. Throughout her career in the film and entertainment business, Alden has maintained a consistent drive to bring entertaining and meaningful stories to the screen.
Most recently she served as the Senior Vice President of Social Action at Participant Media. In that role, Alden produced Social Action campaigns for 30 new film releases, working directly with writers, directors, producers and studios. She and her team created the campaigns for Academy-Award winners Lincoln and CitizenFour, as well as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel films, Snitch, and Middle of Nowhere. As part of her work at Participant, she architected the first White House forum on food security under the Obama Administration in association with the hunger documentary, A Place at the Table.
Previously, Alden worked with Michael Siegel and Associates, helping to manage and produce projects with the Roald Dahl estate, Elmore Leonard, and William Joyce’s Moonbot Studios, including the Academy Award-winning short, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morrislessmore. Prior to this she represented Fortune 500 brands such as PepsiCo, HP, and State Farm at Omnicom’s Davie Brown Entertainment where she ran the promotion and film departments. She began her career at Universal Studios in International and Domestic Television Distribution.
Alden earned a B.A. in Communication, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Southern California, and a joint M.A. from USC & M.S.c. from the London School of Economics in Global Media and Communication. She is a member of the Television Academy and lives in Venice, CA.