Stephanie Savage

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Stephanie Savage
Born 1969 (age 44–45)
Occupation Producer
Screenwriter
Nationality Canadian
Notable works Fastlane
The O.C.
Gossip Girl
Years active 2002–present

Stephanie Savage (born 1969) is a Canadian screenwriter and television producer. Savage is best known for developing The CW's teen drama series, Gossip Girl from the novel series, and being an executive producer of the Fox series The O.C.. In 2010 Savage and creative partner Josh Schwartz created Fake Empire Productions, a production company producing their TV series, films and music.[1]

Early career[edit]

Savage graduated from the University of Toronto in 1990 with a B.A. in English and Cinema Studies, then from the University of Iowa in 1993 with an M.A. in Film History and Theory. During her study towards a PhD in the same field, in 1995 Savage was offered a position at Drew Barrymore's production company Flower Films. Here she dabbled in scriptwriting, handling production rewrites for Charlie's Angels, and met the film's director McG. The two later formed production company Wonderland Sound and Vision in 2001.

Filmography[edit]

Crew[edit]

Film
Year Film Distributor Credit Notes
2003 Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Columbia Pictures Associate producer
2011 Fun Size Paramount Pictures Producer Produced by Fake Empire Productions
Television
Year Title Network Credit Notes
2002–2003 Fastlane Fox Producer
2003–2007 The O.C. Fox Writer (2006–2007);
Supervising producer (2003–2004);
Co-executive producer (2005–2006);
Executive producer (2006)
2004–2005 The Mountain The WB Writer and executive producer
2007–2012 Gossip Girl The CW Series co-creator;
Writer and executive producer
Based on the Gossip Girl series of books by Cecily von Ziegesar
2009 Valley Girls The CW Series co-creator;
Writer and executive producer
Backdoor pilot: series not picked up;
Proposed spin-off to Gossip Girl
2011 Ghost Angeles NBC Undetermined Unaired television pilot
2011–present Hart of Dixie[2][3] The CW Executive producer
2013–2014 The Carrie Diaries The CW Executive producer Based on the novel The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell;
Prequel series to HBO's Sex and the City
2013 Cult The CW Executive producer One season: 13 episodes
2015 Astronaut Wives Club ABC Series creator;
Writer and executive producer
Based on Lily Koppel's novel.[4]

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