Stephanie Allain is an accomplished film producer who has been an advocate for visionary filmmakers for more than twenty years.
Allain began her career at Columbia Pictures where she shepherded John Singleton’s, Boyz N The Hood. As Senior Vice President of Production she launched the careers of several writer/directors including Robert Rodriguez.
In 2003, Allain formed Homegrown Pictures and produced Hustle & Flow, Something New, Black Snake Moan, Peeples, Beyond the Lights, Dear White People, French Dirty and Burning Sands. She is executive producer of upcoming Netflix Original Series Dear White People and Crushed.
Ms. Allain is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, WGA, PGA and sits on the board of Women In Film. She has taught producing at USC’s Peter Stark Program and UCLA’s Entertainment Studies Division. A former board member of Film Independent, she’s served as director of the LA Film Festival from 2012-2016.