5225 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90036
President & CEO
Steven V. Istock
SVP of Distribution
Monique R. White
Social Media & LATAM Sales Executive
Jenniffer Margo Giron
Vice President of Acquisition and Distribution
Director of Distribution
California Pictures was originally founded in 1944 by Howard Hughes and Academy Award winner Preston Sturges, and was reincorporated in 2008 by Steven V. Istock. Once based at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood, California Pictures is currently located in Mid-City Wilshire in the iconic E. Clem Wilson Building. The company is focused on distributing and producing great films and television content with dynamic characters, strong and personally identifiable themes and powerful journeys for a worldwide audience.
The company also advises various companies and producers on financial architecture which involves structuring debt and equity finance, examining production and project budgets, cash flow, casting selections, packaging, resource allocation and distributor interest in all stages of production and distribution.
As an international sales company, California Pictures attends all of the major markets and festivals: