Doug Stanley

CEO / Executive Producer

Adding a new chapter to a long and successful career as an Emmy Award winning Producer and Director of Photography, Doug Stanley is the architect behind the deeply talented team at Ridgeline Entertainment, LLC. While continuing to guide the creative programming that is the Company’s cornerstone, Mr. Stanley is strategically positioning Ridgeline Entertainment to be the leader in the convergence between traditional and social media. Although he is most commonly known for his work with Discovery Channel’s top television show “Deadliest Catch”, he has also produced top shows for FOX, ABC, Animal Planet and Country Music Television. In addition to his acclaimed talents as a Producer and Director of Photography, Mr. Stanley is credited with designing innovative camera packages for use in the extreme environments featured in the shows “Ice Road Truckers," “Black Gold” and “Lobsterwars”. Mr. Stanley’s innovations and commitment to excellence have garnered him two Primetime Emmy Award s- in 2008 and 2011 - and eight Emmy nominations. Mr. Stanley’s unique and visionary approach to 3D television led him, as a leader in the industry, to launch C-3D Television, the first stereoscopic 3D network. Mr. Stanley often says, "I am essentially a visual storyteller who enjoys seeing the story pass through the lens."

Doug Stanley 2009 Primetime Emmy