Frequently Asked Questions
There were a variety of scenes that were filmed in Sacramento. Here are some.
American Market & Deli (2331 N St.)
Club Raven (3246 J St.)
Fabulous 40s in East Sac
Gunther’s (2801 Franklin Blvd.)
Thrift Town (410 El Camino Ave.)
Yes. Here is a list of direct links to film festivals in our region.
Sacramento International Film Festival
Sacramento Jewish Film Festival
Sacramento Film and Music Festival
Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival
Sacramento Food Film Festival
Sacramento French Film Festival
Sacramento Japanese Film Festival
Sacramento Bicycle Film Festival
Sacramento Horror Film Festival
A Place Called Sacramento Film Festival
International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Nevada City Film Festival
Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Well, yes. There are quite a number of casting folks here in the region. But there is the wonderful Sally Forcier who has been involved in this region for many years and has help cast several feature films. Click here to see more info about Sally Forcier at Forcier Casting.
Well, you’re in the right place! We have a small but strong film acting community. However, there’s a lot of opportunities to get your feet wet in this region. Of course, we’re no Los Angeles but we have plenty of opportunities to get started.
Just give me a brief summary about the acting community.
Sure, I’ll take the long story about the acting community.
Due to the competitive nature of this business, we can’t recommend this at this time. However, we would like to stress that headshots are supremely important and valuable. We caution against paying for mediocre headshots. If you want the best opportunities to come your way, why not pay for legitimate headshots from a specialized headshot photographer? There are a lot photographers in our area. But headshots photographers are less common. Check their work thoroughly and find a headshot photographers that will capture your type and essence.
Here are a variety of helpful articles:
There are a few casting websites to help you find auditions and casting calls. The largest and most legitimate website for this area is SFcasting.com. You pay a monthly fee in order to see castings once you sign up. Another more localized website is called SacCasting.com. This website allows you to view listings for free but you can only apply for castings after you sign up for a monthly subscription. There are a variety of other resources including facebook groups which you can view here.
Yes, you can find the list of franchised talent agents on the SAG-AFTRA website listed here. Input your locale and find the agents in the Sacramento or San Francisco area. Note that most agents in Northern California are in the San Francisco area.
Yes, there are a variety of film classes and teachers. Click here to see our class directory for adults and youth.
Click here to see the comprehensive list of classes in the Sacramento and the Bay Area.
There are a variety of rental companies in our area. Click here to find which one works for you.