Poison Pictures is an independent film production company, based in Los Angeles. We specialize in creating unique and groundbreaking content for feature films, 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 from start to finish. We also provide individual work-for-hire services in addition to full scale production.
Our original work can be found on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Fandango Now, Vudu, GooglePlay, Tubi, IMDB TV, The Roku Channel, Sling TV, Dish Network, Xumo, Cable Television and VOD, Vimeo, YouTube Movies, Microsoft, Xbox and more.
Our feature 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 narrative 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.
Their second feature film, a family-oriented romantic comedy, The Last Conception, premiered in the North America in the fall of 2020 to critical acclaim and is available internationally as of Fall 2021. The Last Conception stars Nazanin Mandi, Marshall Manesh, Matt Richards and is available on all major VOD and is streaming on several major subscription platforms.
Poison Pictures' new stand-up comedy special: Jonny Loquasto's Physical Therapy premiered in the summer of 2021 in North America and continues to gain audience and critical acclaim. Find the special streaming on major VOD.
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, Culture Vulture, UK Film Review, Indy Red, Last Movie OutPost, The SwitchBlade Sisters, The Other 50%, CherryPicks, Film Threat, India Weekly, Jay Hates Movies, Featuring Film, Film Inquiry, 22 Indie St.,Voyage L.A., Movie Maestro, Video Librarian, LesFlicks, Jayne Theory and more.
Schuttera and Ledesma are married and live in Los Angeles with their daughter Sofia.