Stacy-Ann Buchanan Pollydore is a professionally trained theater and film Actress with numerous theater productions, commercials and film credits under her belt. In 2012 she landed the title of Producer when she created and produced her first event, The Mystic Effect; a show that embodies music, poetry, dance, fashion and film. The overwhelming success of the show prompted her to create her own production company, Stacy-Ann Buchanan Productions and on April 28, 2013, her company was launched. On March 8, 2014 she was presented with the Entrepreneur Award at the International Women Achievement Awards. Stacy-Ann prides herself on being a budding Philanthropist and part proceeds from every The Mystic Effect show went towards a charity foundation. In 2014, she established the Stacy-Ann Buchanan Scholarship-- a monetary gift that is given to a student entering his/her last year of high school or first year of College and pursuing Arts related studies or courses and is made available through the Jamaican Canadian Association. In October of 2014, she established herself as a Filmmaker by directing and producing her first documentary, the award winning, The Blind Stigma which discusses mental health within the Black community by chronicling and testifying the stories of five individuals (including herself) on their trials and triumphs with mental health. The Blind Stigma powerfully removes the veil of shame that clouds the topic of mental illness in the Black community, challenge that misconception, give a voice to Black Canadians living with mental illness and leaves the audience more informed and empowered. The documentary premiered on February 7, 2015 and has since won the Art with Impact award, featured on CP24, City TV, G98.7, AOL/MSN, The Huffington Post, Bell Let's Talk and featured in several film festivals throughout North America. Stacy-Ann's impact, work ethic and achievements in the community led her to being selected as one of 100 Black Women to Watch in Canada 2015 and was awarded the Young Fem Leader award for the same year. Adding to her credentials is her position as an Motivational Leader and Mental Health Advocate where she shares her intricately, powerful journey towards her success while inspiring others.