CFF PRESENTS: The CFF Network is a place where directors, producers, filmmakers, actors, and crew can post and receive news on: Crew needs, Auditions, Screenings, Productions, and related issues

 An actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance. The actor performs "in the flesh" in the traditional medium of the theatre or in modern media such as film, radio, and television. The analogous Greek term is ὑποκριτής, literally "one who answers"

Please sign up here if this description fits what you do. This way other members seeking an actor can find you. This group is specifically for Actors who hail from the wider bay area, Sacramento and Northern California.


Pictured above: Norcal actor, Dawn Wells

The Actor's Initiative allows acting professionals to network, exchange ideas. 1) Find jobs 2) Discover training resources 3) Share ideas and tips

CFF features ongoing events that focus on the needs of the actor. Please join us.

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The Actor's Initiative Presents...

Friends,THE Actors Initiative IS begonning monthly actors meetings with NONE OTHER that the amazing CHARLIE HOLIDAY!

This CFF sponsored program is our way to encourage the acting community. Please make plans to be there if you are serious about a career in this industry.

You are invited to a free workshop EVERY 3rd Saturday with SAG represntative and acting hero, Charlie plus some of the MOST amazing actors and filmmakers!

All detail is here. RSVP NOW:

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  • We will be shooting a short horror film in June. It will be a Saturday and Sunday, specific dates TBD. The location will be in Sacramento, address soon to be confirmed. Looking for a Caucasian woman that looks between the ages of 18-22. This is a non-paying, non-union role. The film will be posted on YouTube. Please reply to if you are interested and for more details.
  • Hello! I am looking to cast a couple more parts for an upcoming short film I am working on.
    1. Man between 50-75 to play our lead characters father.
    2. Man between 20-60 to play a handyman.
    This film will shoot at my apartment in midtown Sacramento over the course of a handful of days. Our first scheduled days are July 25 and August 8 (both Sundays). If you are interested please reach out and I can get you the script.
    Ethan Eskilson - 916-600-6284 -
    • I am also always looking for people who just want to hang out and help. I am working on this project with people I first worked with during the 2021 48 Hour competition. We made 'Alternative Timeline'.
  • LADY BIRD casting Director, Toni S is IN THE HOUSE! Don't miss it:
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    Friends, TONI STANIEWICZ runs one of NorCal's premiere, full-service companies for casting, acting, film, commercials, voice-over, and animals. TONI…
  • FREE WORKSHOP: Hey everyone! Do NOT miss Vincent Dee miles! 3rd Saturday (8.18) Actor's Initiative, HURRY and RSVP now!

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    This month our normal host, Charlie Holliday gives the floor to one of Sacramento's own actors, VINCENT DEE MILES!Vince has worked with STEVEN SPIELB…
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  • Casting and in need of an Asian male age 25-45 for leading role in a pilot for television. Trying to shoot the second week of May. Please reply to Matt Salvo, director @ 916-947-7066 or to:, thanks.

  • Attention Actors: 

    The Sacramento Screenwriters group is proud to announce our table reading of  "The Eunuch of Nottingham" by Thomas Serio.

    Learn about screenwriting, acting and more in an honest to goodness table read w/ actors. The design is to learn how a script works with actors. This exercise improves timing and helps writers and film makers see how their written word plays.

    Please make plans to attend this exciting and important exercise.

  • I cannot wait to expand my knowledge on acting and through these workshops I can better prepare myself.

  • Hello everyone, I'm looking forward to working and sharing things with you. I've got just a couple of items to post for you.

    My Actors' Studio classes are beginning Oct. 6th in East Sacramento. Click here for details. 

    I am also offering Voice, Diction & Accents classes starting Oct. 2nd. Details are here.

    Also rehearsal space is available for a small fee give me a call at Dr. Ande Radio for details. 916.400.3322

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NOW CASTING 'With Prejudice'

Hello California Film Foundation Actors,I just got cast for one of the roles in this film. They are still looking to cast 15 more roles, including lead roles! (Also accepting consideration for crew positions)The plan is to shoot in Sacramento, Auburn and the surrounding area. Check it out. With Prejudice15 Union and Non-union roles open. SAG Micro Budget Agreement. (No Pay)Aiming to start shooting late Spring - Early Summer 2021Check out the Backstage posting and apply today.…

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1 Reply · Reply by Ethan Eskilson Jul 9, 2021

FREE SCREENING: 1st 10 to show to Saturday's Actor's Initiative !

  Follow Us On These Social Networks:     CALIFORNIA FILM NEWS: SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT           Be one of the 1st ten to arrive THIS SATURDAY! FREE FOR LIMITED TIME! 12:30pm   for... CHARLIE HOLLIDAY's ACTOR's INITIATIVE   @ Carol's Books 1913 Del Paso blvd   RSVP NOW BEFORE SOLD OUT!         AND WIN 2 TICKETS to   THE WOMEN of MARWEN   directed by Robert Zemeckis starring Steve Carell   TUESDAY NIGHT in SACRAMENTO!…

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