MADDIE STAMBLER is a documentary director and producer.
She graduated from Duke University with a BA in Storytelling, an MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts, and a Certificate in College Teaching. 
Maddie's 2021 directorial debut, WHO FIGHTS FOR YOU?, premiered at the Cleveland International Film Festival and was nominated for Best Short Documentary at the BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. The film is about her childhood best friend who is a pastor with cerebral palsy.
Her 2023 MFA thesis film, LIVING LEGACY, tells the story of the Historic Russell School, the last remaining Rosenwald School in Durham County.
Most recently, Maddie co-directed THE UNKNOWN METAL BOX with Madison Cavalchire. The film is a stranger-than-fiction mystery exploring photography, memory, and loss.
​She has experience shooting films on the Sony A7S, Canon C70, and Canon C300 Mark III.
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