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Smudge Films is an independent film production company founded by producer Sarah Winshall & writer/director Bridey Elliott. We are committed to fostering, creating, and showcasing work from unconventional auteurs. We are involved in projects from early stage of development through distribution and beyond. Our films have premiered at prestigious film festivals including Sundance, SXSW, Outfest, Frameline, LAFF, and BAM Cinemafest, and online as Vimeo Staff Picks, on NoBudge, and Short of the Week. Our first feature film, Clara’s Ghost, was released in theaters across North America in December of 2018, and is now streaming on Amazon Prime.

We are based in Los Angeles.