Founded by award-winning filmmaker Emily Abt in 2000, Pureland Pictures is a Bay Area based production company dedicated to creating character-driven fiction and documentary projects both large and small. Our films have premiered at Sundance and aired on Showtime, Starz, PBS, OWN, MTV and the Sundance channel. During its 20 year tenure, Pureland has built a strong reputation for taking on delicate subject matter with skill and diplomacy. Our most recent film "Born A Fighter" was commissioned by 23andme and premiered at Tribeca in April 2019. Our upcoming narrative feature “Thirsty” is slated for production in 2020. See a sample of our work below.