About Upstream Pictures


Upstream Pictures is a full service production company founded by Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Director Stephen Gyllenhaal and Award Winning Director Kathleen Kwai Ching Man. Specializing in documentary, narrative and branded film, Upstream’s mission is to bring impactful content to a wide range of media streams. We offer development, production and post services for a variety of original content.

Upstream’s roster includes original, award-winning documentaries: In Utero, The Bond, Beauty Mark and Sita, A Girl from Jambu. Our feature roster includes: So B. It, Grassroots, Homegrown, Losing Isaiah, A Dangerous Woman, Waterland and Paris Trout. Our directing roster also includes the television series: Shut Eye, Bosch, Rectify, Billions, Satisfaction, Blue Bloods, The Mentalist, Numb3rs, Army Wives, The Shield and Twin Peaks.

For more information on current projects, see what we have in development.


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