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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

American Courtesans - Avaliable on Hulu!

Just stopping by to let you know that the Award Winning Documentary (Winner of the 2013 Outstanding Documentary at the 2013 Sacramento International Film Festival) is now available on Hulu! So make sure to check it out as it's free!

Or for more information, trailer or purchase of DVD/BluRay check out our own website at:…


Added by Kristen DiAngelo on January 31, 2014 at 4:10pm — 2 Comments

Cable TV is Dead..or Not?

The Demise of TV…Not again?

by Martin Anaya

Ok, I have a little confession for you. I am really tired of people talking about the demise of Cable television; how it is going on the trash heap of history along with the Walkman and laser discs. All this talk of Cable and broadcast TV going “bye bye” is beginning to get a bit ridiculous. I mean, haven’t we heard all this stuff before?

Look, in the 1950s, when television came on strong, the Movie industry went…


Added by Martin Anaya on January 31, 2014 at 1:07pm — 4 Comments

Casting call 12/7/13!

Attention all aspiring actors! I'm looking to cast a handful of actors for my new short film, Freakquency.

Freakquency is a drama with a hint of sci-fi which focuses on a young woman, Rose, coming of age in her modeling career while trying to keep her emotions under control in fear of unleashing her inner power of destruction. 

This is my first time writing…


Added by Matt Salvo on November 26, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

MUA of the macabre

We last heard from Face Off, season 3 winner Nicole Chilelli when she was gearing up for what turned out to be her busiest Halloween season to date as an FX artist.…


Added by Kim Mims on November 12, 2013 at 11:53pm — 1 Comment

Ani Kalafian Day To Night Celebration 2013


by Martin Anaya


Entertainment entrepeneur Ani Kalafian recently celebrated her 26th in style and you-know-who was there to capture all the action. Please check out my video interview with Ani, as well as our full pictorial of the event below.

Ani first came to my attention as an intern at Pacific Coast TV in the summer 2012. In that time she has proven herself to be a seasoned on-air personality as well as a…


Added by Martin Anaya on November 9, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

"Animals" a short film

Here is a link to my short film "Animals" and other films that screened for The Germ 07.   This was the version that screened, but I will have a re-edited version up soon with a different soundtrack.

Thanks for watching!


Added by Vince Cosentino on October 24, 2013 at 3:19pm — No Comments

IndieGoGo Campaign for short film "Animals"

Please help this campaign by sharing and/or contributing.

You can learn more about The Germ at

Thank you,


Added by Vince Cosentino on October 4, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Dream Quest- the Search for the Legend


no running through endless corridors, endless doors that open and go nowhere.

no falling backwards into a black abyss

or the endless spiraling of a fall deep sleep crushed between two mattresses,…


Added by Daniel J. Lorenzo on September 28, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Hot to Fest #launchsacramento

Sacramento, CA - The 2013 Launch Festival at Cesar Chavez Plaza last weekend was certainly hot, in more ways than one. The multi-day celebration of music, art, fashion and design turnt-up Sac Town to the 3rd degree with mind blowing music and triple digit weekend temperatures.…


Added by Kim Mims on September 13, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Last LAUNCH #twentytwelve

Sacramento, CA – Anyone lucky enough to attend the Last year’s LAUNCH international fashion show, really got a (run)-way for their money, literally. The swank soiree was held at the Historic Landmark Bank Building located in the heart of downtown Sacramento. 

Built in 1938, the…


Added by Kim Mims on August 30, 2013 at 12:54pm — No Comments

Experienced 1st AD needed for a shoot in the Bay area and Sacramento

I am looking for an experienced 1st Assistant Director for a TV pilot. The shooting is going to be in the Bay Area and Sacramento. If interested please email Vince 

Added by Vince Kumar on August 9, 2013 at 3:39pm — No Comments

On set with SHOOTLIFE

I had the chance to get on set and I can’t wait to see what outrages outtakes come from the Shootlife production of Janitors the Movie.

Big Mama’s House in South Sac was the location for my first visit to the Shootlife set and according to crew it was a last minute scramble…


Added by Kim Mims on July 30, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Meet Make Up Goddess Nicole Chilelli

By CFF correspondent Kim Mims

Nicole won season 3 of Sci Fy channel's "FACE OFF", a show designed to find the hottest aspiring make-up artist in the country. She has since started her own business catering to Hollywood and independent film and TV productions. She does glamour, horror and…


Added by Martin Anaya on July 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Proudly Saving Cats Since 1993

Proudly Saving Cats Since 1993

By Martin Anaya

Hello friends,


Just a brief note re. The Sacramento Screenwriter’s and our umbrella organization, The California Film Foundation (CFF). Did you know we have offered The American Screenwriting Conference, right here in Sacramento for the past 8 years? This highly successful conference along with other CFF events and festivals has introduced our region to the talents of top screenwriters…


Added by Martin Anaya on July 29, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Accepting Interns for Callson Manor haunted house this year


If you would like to work in my makeup department for Callson Manor haunt please send me your makeup work photos or better yet a video showing me a bit about you and what you got! I'm looking for people with all ranges of experience so don't be afraid to try. I'm looking for people that have a passion for makeup like I do and people who are creative. Meeting will start in August to prep the haunt will start in October.

I will be opening my own shop in the next few… Continue

Added by Nicole Chilelli on July 14, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

American Courtesans - a Feature Documentary about Sex Workers is now availble in over 100 million homes...

’American Courtesans’ will be available on-demand this Friday in over 100 million homes across the US and Canada -- including on some of the largest cable systems in the country - Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Brighthouse and iTunes, just to name a few. It will also be available on DVD and BluRay on, amazon, and ebay.  


It's truly one of those pinch me moments. I just got an email saying we will be on iTunes…


Added by Kristen DiAngelo on July 12, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

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