Welcome to Violet Hills Productions
Violet Hills Productions presents films, screenplays, plays and novels by Leigh Podgorski and reaches out to others interested in documenting their stories
Images of We Are Still Here, the story of Katherine Siva Saubel and the Cahuilla Indians of Southern California. The play, written, produced and directed by Leigh Podgorski, premiered at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage. The Documentary film premiered at Anza-Borrego Desert Natural History Association in April 2007.
Katherine Siva Saubel
YouTube Trailer, We Are Still Here
Two new romantic comedies, Mistletoe Lane (from the book of the same title by Lenny Castellaneta) and Letter to Santa, both written with Lenny Castellaneta. Scripts available for review.
New Releases by Leigh Podgorski
| Chief Jack knew: whenever the red man wars against the white, it is always the red man who loses. But which was she? What if the red man, and what if the white man both together, mixed together, flowed freely together in the same veins, and those veins were you?
Ouray’s Peak traces the journey of fourteen year old Kristin Tabor as she treks across the country and deep within the Rocky Mountains in search of the mother who left her. Her search will lead her to the discovery of her Ute heritage and eventually open her broken heart to love, reunification, and hope.
|Desert Chimera, the first book in the Stone Quest Series, introduces the reader to recluse, tracker, and reluctant twenty-eight year old psychic visionary Luke Stone and to his paranormal universe. When Luke’s Cherokee shaman guide suddenly dies, Luke sets him off on a desperate cross-country quest that ends in the heart of Death Valley, and face to face with his nemesis, the black magician Armand Jacobi from whom Luke thought he had escaped seven years ago. The battle that ensues will either be his final destruction or ultimate redemption.|
|Continuing the saga of tracker and visionary Luke Stone, Book Two of the Stone Quest Series, Gallows Ascending, finds Luke thirteen years after his battle in the desert with black magician Armand Jacobi following two cases: the disappearance of a young boy that is centered in the tiny hamlet that Luke now calls home, and the murder of a prominent politician with whom whose wife, Dr. Bethany Rutledge, Luke is, despite his best efforts against, falling in love, that are not only bizarrely intertwined with each other but also entangled in a two hundred year old mystery of a child murder and gruesome death by hanging.|