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Upstream Pictures is a full service production company founded by Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Film & Television director Stephen Gyllenhaal and award-winning writer/director Kathleen Man Gyllenhaal. Specializing in feature films, documentaries, and tv series, 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 feature roster includes: So B. It, Grassroots, Homegrown, Losing Isaiah, A Dangerous Woman, Waterland and Paris Trout. Our documentary roster includes: Uncharitable, In Utero, Beauty Mark and Sita: A Girl from Jambu. Our directing roster also includes the television series: Bosch, Rectify, Billions, Blue Bloods, The Mentalist, Numb3rs, Army Wives, The Shield and Twin Peaks

Meet the Team

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