This independent film shot in Sacramento hit theaters in September 2017 and within a few months has already won several awards. The film was written and directed by Sacramentan Greta Gerwig. It stars Saoirse Ronan, who plays the role of Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson, a high Catholic high school student who learns lessons about freedom and relationships.
Local Filmmaking in the Digital Age
Frank Casanova, who runs The Studio Center in Sacramento, where many television commercials are made, talks about
how local filmmaking has evolved in the digital era. He believes that at some point the internet will produce
leaders who paves new revenue streams for video online. Read more about Frank Casanova.
Internet Video Industry Development
Sacramento film maker Rick Gott talks about how a new industry is growing from annual web festivals that
emphasizes new video shows that serve niches. Gott, who is the producer of the web series Dark Pool,
believes that there will be many opportunities for actors and film makers to build careers online. Read more about Rick Gott.
Underwater Underwater is a touching film that appeared at A Place Called Sacramento Film Festival in October 2012. The short film is about a Sacramento family
struggling to pay bills so they decide to go to the river where their daughter almost drowned. It's one of the more serious films that has been showcased
in the local competition. Read more about the film.
A Place Called Sacramento Film Festival 2012 Highlights & Reviews
Access Sacramento gave out awards at its 13th annual film festival on October 7, 2012. The Producer's award went to 12 year old
filmmaker Ian Wynton for his ten minute film Man vs. Sacramento. SacTV.com interviewed Access Sacramento's Executive Director
Ron Cooper along with other professionals involved with the local film scene. Read more
Sacramento Movie Houses: 1900-1928: Arcades To Auditoriums
Written by Tom Tolley of the Sacramento Public Libary, this documentary examines the history of movies theaters in Sacramento
as far back as the early 1900s. Read more
This short video series combines the themes of kidnapping and shady investment schemes that affect
the life of a family man. Read more
The Watering Hole
Rob Tillitz stars in this film that paints Sacramento as a very sinister, freakish ghostown where the strangest things happen at bars. This film
was featured in the 2011 A Place Called Sacramento Film Festival.
The Golden Tree,
Fiction and California History merge in this tale about the Gold Rush set in the 1850s. Read more
This powerful Judith Plank short film stars Rob Tillitz and Steve Dakota and examines the meaning of love. See Video of the Day review (12/26/11).
The film closes with "Bits and Pieces" by Sacramento singer-songwriter Laura Ortiz. The film was featured in the
2010 "Place Called Sacramento" Film Festival. Uploaded by RobTilitz on YouTube.
The Art of the Pickup Line (Comedy)
This film won the 10X10 Filmmakers Challenge Award at the Sacramento Film & Music Festival 2010.
The comedy was directed by Kristina Rodriguez. Uploaded by ipromedia on YouTube.
Tom Hanks: Saving Private Ryan, Junket Interview
Actor Tom Hanks talks about what he learned at Sac State with Reelrave.com's Mark Greczmiel. Hanks recalls living
on F Street. Uploaded by Reelrave on YouTube.
Sacramento - The Movie
Uploaded by igorg003 on Aug 20, 2009
Taped with Powershot SD780, but could'nt find a way to save the original quality,
so it's not HD, just HQ.
This short film was featured in the 2009 A Place Called Sacramento film festival. Read more
Sacramento Horror Film Festival Trailer 2009
This video gives hightlights of the local Horror Film Fest in October 2009. Uploaded by Timlogik on YouTube.
A One Time Thing
Jane Sibbett, who rose from Sacramento to national TV and films, plays in Karl Fink's "A One Time Thing," a comedy about a pre-marital sex affair. This trailer was uploaded by
concrefo on YouTube.