Stacey Offman, Jigsaw Production’s exec VP of growth and manufacturing, is exiting the corporate to work as an unbiased producer, Variety has confirmed. Longtime Jigsaw producer Erin Edeiken to function head of manufacturing for Alex Gibney’s shingle going ahead.
Offman, who’s exiting on May 19, joined Jigsaw Productions in 2012. In her 11-year tenure on the documentary manufacturing firm, Offman was a part of the group that launched Jigsaw’s tv department in addition to the creation of a vertical of non-fiction sequence and documentaries for an array of studios and broadcast companions.
Offman’s latest tasks embrace Jigsaw’s “Dirty Money,” a six-part investigative sequence which uncovered corruption and monetary malfeasance in among the most influential corporations and industries. The sequence started streaming on Netflix in January 2018. In addition, Offman developed “Salt, Fat, Acid Heat,” a 2018 four-part Netflix culinary journey sequence based mostly on Samin Nosrat’s e-book by the identical identify, which gained a James Beard Media Award. Offman additionally spearheaded notable political tasks together with Showtime’s Emmy successful “Kingdom of Silence” (2019) and Apple TV’s Emmy nominated sequence “The Line” (2021).
At Jigsaw, Offman additionally served as an government producer on Matthew Heineman “City of Ghosts” (2017), Marina Zenovich’s “Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind” (2018), and Alexis Bloom’s “Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes” (2018).
“A foundational figure for Jigsaw, Stacey is an extraordinary executive and producer, with a gift for listening to what’s going on and looking ahead,” says Gibney, who gained an Oscar in 2008 for “Taxi to the Dark Side.” “I wish her the best going forward and hope that we will continue to work together in the future.”
Prior to becoming a member of Jigsaw, Offman was “Super Size Me” director Morgan Spurlock’s producing companion. Previously, she served as supervising producer for Emmy-nominated Borderline TV and Head of Production & Development at Paperny Entertainment.
Offman will proceed to work on numerous lively Jigsaw tasks as an government producer and plans to proceed a relationship with the manufacturing firm.
Currently Offman is main a group on Jigsaw’s “Sue Bird,” a documentary concerning the WNBA star and five-time Olympic gold medalist for Nike’s Waffle Iron Studios. She can be engaged on a pure historical past sequence with Amazon Studios and actress-screenwriter Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
“I depart Jigsaw with immense pride and take pleasure in all that I achieved in the past 11 years with Alex and the Jigsaw family,” says Offman. “I collaborated with extraordinary expertise and rising filmmakers in crafting tales that resonate loudly. I’m thrilled for what lies forward and stay up for the following chapter.“
In February Jigsaw employed Emmy nominee Razan Ghalayini as vp of non-fiction growth. Ghalayini is chargeable for managing Jigsaw’s non-fiction slate of tasks and gross sales efforts alongside scripted and audio divisions.
Jigsaw, backed by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment, is at present in manufacturing on a number of tasks together with Gibney’s HBO docu “Musk,” about Elon Musk, and “SF Sounds,” an MGM+ sequence that tracks the historical past of the San Francisco music scene from 1965 to 1975. Jigsaw’s most up-to-date two-part characteristic documentary, Gibney’s “Boom! Boom! The World vs. Boris Becker” premiered earlier this 12 months on the Berlin Intl. Film Festival and was launched on Apple TV+ in March.