5225 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90036
Steven V. Istock
SVP of Distribution
Monique R. White
Director of Distribution
California Pictures was originally founded in 1944 by Howard Hughes and Academy Award winner Preston Sturges.
California Pictures was reincorporated in 2008 by Steven V. Istock and is based at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood, California. The company is focused on distributing and producing great film 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.