Smudge Films is an independent production company dedicated to  making personal films with unique worldviews.

Founded in 2016 by producer Sarah Winshall, our films have played at Sundance, New Directors/New Films, SXSW, AFI Fest, Rotterdam, SFFilm, SIFF, CPH:DOX, Outfest, Rotterdam, BAM Cinemafest, MoMA, on the Criterion Channel, as Vimeo Staff Picks, and more.

We make shorts, features, docs, experimental videos, music videos, commercials, web series, and TV shows. We are based in Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles CA


I Saw the TV Glow
Now Playing
Original Score now streaming

Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.

WRITER & DIRECTOR Jane Schoenbrun

Sarah Winshall
Sam Intili
Ali Herting
Dave McCarey
Emma Stone

with A24 & Fruit Tree

Justice Smith
Brigette Lundy-Paine
Ian Foreman
Helena Howard
Lindey Jordan
Danielle Deadwyler 
Fred Durst
Emma Portner