Founder & Producer
Impello Entertainment's mission is to create commercially successful feature films, and television series that engage the public with their ability to inspire, inform and entertain.
Impello Entertainmnet combines the creative talents of writer, director and filmmaker D. Edward Stanley with the executive skills and financial expertise of it’s executive partners. Driven by a passion and purpose to create, develop and produce intellectual properties based on the principles of honor, courage, integrity and personal triumph, the company’s vision and mission is to satisfy the growing audience demand for “media with meaning” and powerful entertainment.
David E. Stanley was first exposed to the world of entertainment as a young boy growing up on the backlots and sound stages of MGM, Paramount and Warner Brothers watching his world famous stepbrother Elvis Presley makes movies.
He began his career in the entertainment business in 1972 at the age of 16 when he begin working for Elvis as a personal aide and liaison.
From 1972 to 1977 David worked hundreds of concerts with the king of rock & roll where quickly learned to navigate the infrastructure of the entertainment business. Through out these years he gain critical business experience by being part of some of the most historical concert & entertainment events of the 20th century.
Today, David is a writer, producer, director and founder of Impello Entertainment, Inc. His published works the New York Times’ bestseller, Elvis We Love You Tender, the Elvis Encyclopedia and Raised on Rock, Conversations With The King ~ Journals of a Young Apprentice, Restoring My Father’s Honor, and his most recent My Brother Elvis. David also wrote, produced and directed the film Protecting The King.