Actor Taraji P. Henson and producer Christine Conley established their production company, TPH Entertainment, in 2020 with the mission to normalize traditionally stigmatized stories. Their work aims to support emerging talent and bring their projects to wider audiences. In this insightful conversation moderated by Piya Sinha-Roy, Henson and Conley discuss building their company, their vision as producers and the importance of diversity and representation in filmmaking.

“Representation is everything. That’s how younger generations are able to dream and be inspired. They have to see themselves to know that they can do it.”

Taraji P. Henson