Stephanie Allain is a writer/producer who is the first woman of color to serve as PGA president. She began her career at 20th Century Fox as a Story Analyst before becoming a Creative Executive at Columbia Pictures, where she supervised John Singleton’s Boyz N The Hood, a critical and commercial success that earned Singleton two Oscar Nominations. At the studio, she rose to the post of Senior VP of Production, supervising a slate of diverse films. Allain, who made history in 2020 when she became the first Black woman to produce the Academy Awards, has produced award-winning films through her production company, Homegrown Pictures, including, Hustle & Flow, Something New, Beyond the Lights, Dear White People, French Dirty, Burning Sands and Juanita.
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