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By Martin Anaya

So this past weekend some friends and I put on a major Telethon fundraiser for a TV station. Now when I say TV alot of people in related industries kind of snicker. Especially when I ad the words "local" or "community".

It seems some of our Hollywood "film" friends just think they are, well, let's be honest, above all that. But here is…


Added by Martin Anaya on November 25, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

10 Things I Learned from American Film Market

By Ed Fletcher

Armed with a stack of business cards, some new pink ties and a four-day pass ($500), I recently attended American Film Market one of the world’s largest film markets to develop or sell…


Added by Ed Fletcher on November 17, 2014 at 9:35am — No Comments

High Dynamic Range (HDR) in Video?

Is it possible to capture High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI or HDR) with a video camera?

HDR techniques have been used by photographers to reproduce an image with a greater range of luminosity than can be achieved by standard digital photographic…


Added by Blake Barnett on November 5, 2014 at 5:53pm — No Comments


Casting for a teen boy,

ethnic preferred, 13-14 yrs old that has theater experience for a paying bike safety video.

Shoots in Sacramento 9/5 & 6.

For those interested, please email headshot and resume to:

Added by California Film Foundation on August 23, 2014 at 5:32pm — No Comments

CFF Members Remember Robin and Lauren


The California Film Foundation pays profound tribute and a fond farewell to these two screen legends. Please look below for more on both. In the case of Mr. Williams is is especially painful, not only in the manner and untimeliness of his passing but in that he meant so much to Northern California and our local film scene.

Many of our CFF members have known Mr. Williams personally and will be…


Added by Martin Anaya on August 13, 2014 at 1:03pm — 5 Comments

Why Not Do It? Ent. Inc Overview of Services



What we do:

Why Not Do It Ent. Inc. is a company that specializes in marketing and advertisement of product placements and target markets that will obtain your business of success. Without marketing and advertisement, businesses will not be able to get business.

Why Not Do It Ent Inc. helps develop and establish your marketing and advertising campaigns for your products and services so you can get reoccurring…


Added by Caliph Bradford III on July 31, 2014 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Student Film at State Fair


Going on now and through the end of July is the California State Fair. But did you know that the Fair has a student film program? Indeed! And that program is headed up by NONE OTHER than CFF member and Sac…


Added by Martin Anaya on July 16, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Louis Mandylor, Innovative Visions Winner 2014


Louis Mandylor is one great actor! Beyond that he's also a SUPER BUSINESS MAN who just won the coveted INNOVATIVE VISIONS award at the SACRAMENTO…


Added by Martin Anaya on July 11, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Film financing crash course

By Ed Fletcher screenwriter/producer

I suppose the biggest difference between screenwriters and producers is the ability to ask people for favors and money.

I'm not afraid of the ask when it's my project and I'm passionate about it.

That's why…


Added by Ed Fletcher on July 7, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Silent Journey on ''We, Speak here''

Dear Sacrameto friends:

My documentary film-Silent Journey is screening on ''We, Speak Here.''
A festival web site devoted to films of social and spiritual significance.
I am happy to be among them.
Films can be viewed @
Log on and enjoy!
Thank you.

Sandy Rochelle

Added by SANDY ROCHELLE on June 27, 2014 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Red Epic Dragon and other Cinematic Hammers

This was definitely a banner year for new cameras at NAB. The continuing evolution of computer as camera had brought another manufacturer into the mix – AJA. It has also meant that Blackmagic has continued to expand their line with the much talked about Ursa, which is a large, heavy and also…


Added by Blake Barnett on May 22, 2014 at 12:52pm — 2 Comments

Vote for Sacramento Director on new reality show, The Reel Deal!

Hey everyone!

My name is Jeff Fong, and I'm in the finals to get onto a new show called, The Reel Deal. I'm the only director from Sacramento, and I'm also the only Asian American in the running. I have to get votes to get onto the show, and I definitely could use the support from anyone!

You can check out my auditions, my prior work, etc. here:

To vote, just click "Register to Vote,"…


Added by Jeff Fong on May 14, 2014 at 1:32am — No Comments

Blare Media Casting for TV Commercial

Blare Media is looking to cast key extras and extras for a local television commercial.

Shooting dates will be from May 7, 2014 to May 9, 2014.

Times and locations will vary depending on roles.

Pay will be $50 for extras and $100 for key extras.…


Added by Roy Leon on May 5, 2014 at 2:37pm — No Comments

Casting call (short drama film may31/june1)

Casting call for "Losing Kevin". Drama. Short film.

Shooting film last weekend of May 31/June 1, around Sacramento.



Mark sarks late 30's early 40's recently homeless, scruffy looking, not happy with the cards life has dealt him. Seems to always be late.

(Supporting lead)

Kevin Rich, late 50's to early 60's. Homeless for at least a year. Seems to be at peace with being homeless and happy. Enjoys helping people. A bit of a scruffy… Continue

Added by Josh Mihal on May 5, 2014 at 1:49am — No Comments


Seeking (Caucasian) voluptous blonde cowgirl, 21-30s, 

tan & colored eyes for a western themed TV commercial. 

Shoot Date: Wednesday April 23rd

Please send headshot & 3/4 photo 

along with your contact information to:…


Added by Alejandro Guimoye on April 14, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Things in the wind

I'm VERY excited to be involved in the Sac. Film Festival, again this year.  In addition to judging screenplays, I will have the honor of co-hosting a screen writing seminar with my good friend Lew Hunter.  Lew and I have been doing this for CFF for the past seven or eight years and it's always a pleasure.  This year we have something new up our sleeves.  We're actually going to select a few scripts and have 10 pages of the script read by actors, after which we will discuss what has been…


Added by Richard Broadhurst on April 1, 2014 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Casting Call for Female Spokesperson for a Shoot in San Jose

We're currently casting for a female spokesperson in the San Jose area. Below are some additional details:

- Be 21 or older but be able to play a teenager in the age rage of 15-19.

- Bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese is a plus but not required.

- Pay is $300-$900 based on talent, experience and a few other factors.

Below is an example of what we have produced for the client…


Added by Blake Barnett on March 11, 2014 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Is it time to go 4k?

Whether you are considering your options for you next TV Commercial, Music Video, or Corporate video you owe it to yourself to explore the 4k camera options. Everyone would like the best quality. However, budgets can limit it. Many might be surprised to find out the cost that goes with the 4k cameras is not that prohibitive. It is definitely true, especially now with newer, better, and less expensive cameras coming on the market. A warning, just because you have one of the 4k cameras, it does… Continue

Added by Roy Leon on March 10, 2014 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Rich Caburnay Design Studio

Just finished up uploading some pictures and video's reg my screenplays and iphone apps! Looking for collaborations for  bringing my screenplays to the big screen. If you have advice or are interested in assisting a local artist please contact me. Look foreward in meeting all of you in the future and continued dreams and success!


Richard Howe

Added by Richard Howe on February 13, 2014 at 1:35pm — 2 Comments

Alejandro Guimoye - Director • Cinematographer • Editor (Demo Reel)

Alejandro Guimoye is an award winning filmmaker and video junkie. He holds a BA in Theatre Arts from CSUS and has been the recipient of five Emmys from the National Academy Television of Arts & Sciences as…


Added by Alejandro Guimoye on February 7, 2014 at 12:17pm — 2 Comments

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