Gloria Sanchez Productions
FoundedFebruary 2014; 7 years ago (2014-02)
FounderJessica Elbaum
ParentGary Sanchez Productions

Gloria Sanchez Productions is a film production company. It is a subsidiary of Gary Sanchez Productions.[1]


In 2014, Jessica Elbaum founded the production company as a sister label of Gary Sanchez Productions, founded by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, with a focus on female voices in comedy. Jessica Elbaum has worked with Ferrell since the founding of Gary Sanchez Productions as an executive producer and pitched the idea to create a female focused production company.[2][3]

In January 2020, the company entered a multi-year non exclusive first-look television deal with Netflix, and also entered a feature multi-year deal with Paramount Pictures.[4]

Production credits


Year Title Director Distributor Notes Budget Gross
2015 Sleeping with Other People Leslye Headland IFC Films co-production with IM Global and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment; first film N/A $3.2 million
2017 Oh Lucy! Atsuko Hirayanagi Film Movement co-production with Matchgirl Pictures, Meridian Content, Phantom Film and NHK $373,293
2019 Booksmart Olivia Wilde United Artists Releasing co-production with Annapurna Pictures and ShadowMachine $6 million $24.9 million
Hustlers Lorene Scafaria STXfilms co-production with Annapurna Pictures and Nuyorican Productions $20.7 million $157.6 million
2020 Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga David Dobkin Netflix co-production with Gary Sanchez Productions and EBU TBA
2021 Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar Josh Greenbaum Lionsgate TBA
TBA Am I Ok? Tig Notaro
Stephanie Allynne
TBA co-production with Picturestart, TeaTime Pictures and Something Fierce Productions[5] TBA

Television series

Year Title Creator Network Notes Seasons Episodes
2017-2019 I'm Sorry Andrea Savage truTV co-production with Pamplemousse Productions, Kablamo! (season 1), A24 (season 2) and Lonely Island Classics 2 20
2019–present Dead to Me Liz Feldman Netflix co-production with Visualized, Inc. and CBS Television Studios


  1. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (February 12, 2014). "Production Shingle Gary Sanchez Gets Sister Label, Gloria Sanchez, For Female-Centric Fare". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 11, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (February 12, 2014). "Will Ferrell Launches Female-Focused Film and TV Production Company". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 11, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Wright, Megh (February 13, 2014). "Taking a Closer Look at the Female-Centric Gloria Sanchez Productions with Founder Jessica Elbaum". Vulture. Retrieved February 11, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (January 24, 2020). "Gloria Sanchez Partners Will Ferrell & Jessica Elbaum Set Netflix First Look TV Deal, Name Brittney Segal TV Head, David Koplan Film Head". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 11, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Donnelly, Matt (January 28, 2021). "Dakota Johnson Joins Cast of Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne's 'Am I Ok?' From Picturestart (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved February 1, 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)