With over 30 years in the entertainment business, Fisher’s career has included an impressive range of diverse projects. As an actor, Stevens has appeared in over 40 Broadway and Off- Broadway shows, including the Tony award-winning production of Torch Song Trilogy and Brighton Beach Memoirs. Some of his many film credits include Short Circuit 1 & 2, The Grand Budapest Hotel and the upcoming F2014. On television, Stevens was a series regular on Key West and Early Edition, with additional roles on Lost and Damages, among others.
Stevens co-founded the downtown NY theater company Naked Angels as well as GreeneStreet Films, where he made his film directorial debut (Just a Kiss) and produced over 15 films including the Academy Award-nominated In The Bedroom and the acclaimed documentary Once In A Lifetime. He went on to produce Crazy Love and two documentaries for Louie Psihoyos: Academy Award®-winning documentary The Cove and more recently Racing Extinction. In 2010, Stevens co-founded Insurgent Media, which has since completed multiple films, including Mission Blue about Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle. Stevens made his Broadway directorial debut with John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown, which he then directed for broadcast. He also directed the feature film Stand Up Guys and music videos for Jon Bon Jovi.
With a passion for utilizing the entertainment medium for social activism, Stevens directed Working the Darkside – a multimedia presentation featuring Rachel Maddow, which opened a dialogue on torture and war crimes. He also directed a United Nations Day Concert: A Tribute to Peacekeeping and the powerful film The War Against War, which takes an in-depth look at the U.N.’s peacekeeping missions around the globe.