EVP OF DEVELOPMENT, ALCON ENTERTAINMENT
Steven P. Wegner (Executive Producer) is Executive Vice President of Development for Alcon Entertainment, overseeing the company’s entire slate, which includes a wide range of future film projects in a variety of genres.
Wegner has been heading motion picture development for Alcon for the past 13 years. The first project that went into production during his tenure was the Christopher Nolan-directed film “Insomnia,” starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hilary Swank, on which Wegner was an associate producer, marking his producing debut.
He later served as executive producer on the family film “Racing Stripes,” which merged live action and computer animation. Wegner also received story credit on the film about an orphaned zebra that dreams of becoming a racehorse.
Wegner has also co-produced or executive produced such Alcon releases as “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” and its sequel, “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2”; the romantic drama “P.S. I Love You,” starring Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler; “The Blind Side,” starring Sandra Bullock, which was Oscar®-nominated for Best Picture; “The Book of Eli,” starring Denzel Washington; the comedy “Lottery Ticket”; the romantic comedy “Something Borrowed,” and the inspirational family drama “Dolphin Tale” starring Harry Connick Jr, Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman.
Prior to Alcon, Wegner worked as a freelance script reader for such production companies as New Line Cinema, Arnold Kopelson Productions, Largo Entertainment and Summit Entertainment. He is a graduate of the Critical Studies Film Program at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts.