Mary Stuart Masterson

Mary Stuart Masterson

Founding Partner
Quality Pictures

Mary Stuart is an actress, filmmaker, mother of 4, and founder of three Hudson Valley-based companies: Stockade Works, Upriver Studios and Quality Pictures, with an intention to bring opportunities in film and TV production to #makelocalwork

Full Bio
Mary Stuart Masterson’s film, TV and theater career, includes roles in At Close Range, Some Kind of Wonderful, Immediate Family, Fried Green Tomatoes, Benny and Joon, and the Broadway musical, Nine, with recent film roles in Isle of Hope, and The Senior. In 2006, Mary Stuart directed, The Cake Eaters, starring Kristen Stewart and Bruce Dern. It premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Masterson is a founding partner in Quality Pictures developing a complete slate of content, and offering production services.

Industry Awards
National Board of Review, Immediate Family (1989)
Nominee MTV Movie Award, Best on-screen duo Benny and Joon (1993)
Winner Lone Star Film & TV Best TV Actress, Lily Dale (1997)
Nominee Video Premiere Award Best Actress, Book of Stars

Nominee Golden Satellite Award Supporting Actress Something the Lord Made (2004)

Cake Eaters:
Winner Audience Award Ashland Independent FF, Winner People's Choice Award Ft. Lauderdale Intl FF, Winner Discovery Award, Sedona FF, Winner Best Feature, Stony Brook FF.