STANLEY MOGER (1936-2018)

Co-Founder, President and CEO of SFM Entertainment

Stanley Moger died on July 25, 2018.

Stanley Moger and two partners co-founded SFM Media Corporation in 1969, as the first of a new group of media buying services. Under Stan's direction, SFM became the largest media independent in the U.S. with billings of over $1.6 billion. Shortly after opening their doors, another Division, specializing in providing the 'right program for each client' was started by Stan and named SFM Entertainment. The SFM Media Division was sold to the Havas Advertising Group in Paris, with Stan retaining the entertainment division, which still operates under the name, SFM Entertainment LLC.

Stan's innate creativity pioneered different media vehicles for a variety of advertisers that has given the company and Stan a reputation of being extremely innovative in the advertising and programming arena. Recognized as a "legend of syndication" at a NAPTE convention, Stan has created, produced and distributed numerous television series, specials, mini-series and network programs, including  Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse Club, AFI's 100 Years Series (Movies, Stars, Laughs, Thrills, Passions, Heroes & Villains, Songs), AFI Lifetime Achievement Awards, The Flip Wilson Show, The Barbara Stanwyck Theater, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Cagney & Lacy features, The Joey Bishop Show, The Real McCoys, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, Sea World/Busch Family Specials, Mobil Showcase Network, SFM Holiday Network, Inventionland, The Lost Kennedy Home Movies, The Dinah Shore Show, The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin, The March of Time, The Family Film Awards, Gift of the Magi, Walt Disney World's Very Merry Christmas Parade, Zoobilee Zoo, Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, and The Indomitable Teddy Roosevelt.

Prior to forming SFM Entertainment, Stan was a radio announcer, television personality, unit publicity director for Jaguar Productions and an account executive for NBC Films/California National Productions, The Hollingbery Company and Storer Television Sales.

In addition to his executive duties for SFM, Stan was a recognized national media expert whose services are sought by the academic, legal and multimedia communities. He was honored with a Doctorate of Letters in Media and Communications from Grand Canyon University.

Stan has served on the Board of Trustees of the International Documentary Association, Broadcasters Foundation of America, International Radio & Television Foundation (IRTS), National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), is a voting member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), a member of the Hollywood Broadcast Pioneers, and a member/consultant of The American Film Institute... just to name a few (for more information, click on "Affiliations" on the "About" page).



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