Belladonna Productions

Belladonna is an internationally acclaimed production company that is active in developing, financing, producing, and distributing quality films, television, and commercials. 

Producers René Bastian and Linda Moran have been active at the highest level of feature film and commercial production since Belladonna was founded in 1997. Linda and René are two-time Independent Spirit Award nominees with L.I.E. (Best Picture/2002) and TRANSAMERICA (Best First Film/2006).  They won the prestigious Motorola Producer of the Year Award in 2002 and were named among “10 Producers to Watch” by Variety during the 2005 Toronto Film Festival, while V Magazine deemed them a “Power House.” Their films have garnered recognition at the Venice, Berlin, Cannes, Toronto, and Sundance film festivals and have received a Golden Globe, a Grammy, and several Academy Award nominations.  

Belladonna is also a service production company.  As such, we offer our two decades of production experience to international producers who would like to film projects in North America.  We co-produce and service produce commercials, feature films, and everything in between.  In commercials, we have worked with production companies from far flung places such as Australia, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, and India. On the film and television side, we count prestigious companies such as the BBC, Backup Films, and Wild Bunch among our partners. 




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