About Us

     Poison Pictures is an independent  film production company, based in Los Angeles. We specialize in creating unique and groundbreaking content from feature films to commercials and everything in between. We collaborate with the best up-and-coming filmmakers in LA and around the world to create high-quality products for every budget. We also provide individual work-for-hire services in addition to full scale production. 

Our work can be found on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Fandango Now, Vudu, GooglePlay, Tubi, IMDB TV, Cable Television and VOD, Vimeo, YouTube Movies, Microsoft, Xbox and more.

Our films have been awarded at Austin Revolution Film Festival, Portland Film Festival, Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema, Utah Film Festival, Romford Film Festival,  Auckland Film Festival, Regina International Film Festival and Awards, Golden Gate International Film Festival, Los Angeles Film and Script Festival, Women's Independent Film Festival, Las Vegas Film Festival,  Hollywood International Cinefest, Los Angeles Cinefest of Hollywood, New York Film and TV Festival, Circus Road Screenplay Contest and many more.

Poison's first feature film Blue was distributed worldwide by Gravitas Ventures after major success on the festival circuit. Blue is available on all major streaming rental/purchase platforms. 

The latest feature film, a family-oriented romantic comedy, The Last Conception, premiered in the fall of 2020 and is gaining new critical acclaim daily. The Last Conception (starring Nazanin Mandi) is available on all major VOD and is streaming on several major subscription platforms.

Look for Poison Pictures' first stand-up comedy coming soon: Jonny Loquasto's Physical Therapy.

Our Team 


Meet the founders and production power-house behind Poison Pictures: Gabriela Ledesma and Callie Schuttera. The pair met in 2015 and have since written and produced countless projects together including comedy specials, feature films, live events, commercials, and documentaries.

Their work has been featured and acclaimed by Film Pulse, Elle Magazine, Indy Red, Last Movie OutPost, The SwitchBlade Sisters, The Other 50%, CherryPicks, Film Threat, Jay Hates Movies, Featuring Film, Culture Vulture, Film Inquiry, 22 Indie St.,Voyage L.A., Movie Maestro, Video Librarian, Jayne Theory and more.

Schuttera and Ledesma are married and live in Los Angeles with their daughter Sofia. 

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