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Oscars Producer Stephanie Allain Inks First-Look Deal With Warner Horizon Scripted Television

Oscars Producer Stephanie Allain Inks First-Look Deal With Warner Horizon Scripted Television

Stephanie Allain, who most recently co-produced the 2020 Academy Awards, has closed a multi-year first-look deal at Warner Horizon Scripted Television, marking her first TV studio deal. Financial terms were not disclosed. Under the pact, Allain will develop new scripted programming for cable and on-demand/streaming services, as well as broadcast networks through the divisions of the Warner Bros. Television Group.

Allain produced the 2020 Academy Awards alongside Lynette Howell Taylor and made history as the first African American woman in the Academy’s 92-year history to do so.

Allain, a champion of diverse voices in cinema, founded female-led Homegrown Pictures in 2003, a company which produces content by and about women and people of color. She has since produced award-winning titles including Hustle & Flow, Something New, Peeples, Beyond The Lights, Dear White People, French Dirty, Burning Sands, Juanita and The Weekend. Collectively, Homegrown Pictures projects have been nominated for over 100 awards

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