“PCS Films Now in Production”   

Access Sacramento winners of this year’s A Place Called Sacramento Film Festival are now working hard to get their films made. The 10 Producers will be  making short films over the summer.

The films are now in various stages of production.

“The Yogasm” crew has wrapped up it’s primary filming and plans to do complete the last couple shots in July. On the set Producer, Colin Swift thanked his crew and said “I hope you’re all having fun!” and the response was a big group “yes!” Colin was also having lot’s of fun watching his script come to life.

“Restitution” and “Man vs. Sacramento” have done their casting calls and are now moving into their location production phase.

“Squatter” has been casting their primary roles and plans to begin filming later this week.

“Bracero Brothers” has been doing some location scouting, pre-production planning, and plans to start filimg soon.

“The Producer” started filming last week and is working diligently to get ready for their next filming day. Producer, Danna Wilberg updated us “We are rockin’! I am so thrilled with the Cast and Crew so far. They are amazing and there’s good chemistry with everyone.” She continued “We are fortunate to have cooperation of the community as well”

“Underwater” has completed their location scouting and casting calls and is preparing to film.

“Cookie Monster” is in the process of tightening up their shooting script and have all their casting complete. They are set to start filming on July 7th.

Producer, Rob Anderson said “It’s a lot of fun. I really enjoyed meeting all the people at the cast & Crew Call and enjoy working with them as part of my crew. It’s a great experience.”

“Fate- A Miwok Story” has been in pre-production planning with their crew and been busy scoping out locations. The lead actors are busy meeting and going over the script. Producer, Laura Tapia says “It’s going great! I’m meeting with the lead actors and working with a special wardrobe consultant.” This film has some period wardrobe.

All the films will be played on the big screen at The Crest Theatre on Sunday, October 7th at 1pm.

“Last Chance” by Rocky Regino  onlyraquel@hotmail.com

Nate, a young journalist meets up with Mara, a quirky mystery woman he is set up to work with by his sister. She gives him a fresh perspective into appreciating what he’s got.

“Restitution” by Cheryl Wynton cjwynton@sbcglobal.net

Paula, a woman who has been robbed by young and tough Veronica gets a chance for restitution. They are both surprised by what they discover.

“Man vs. Sacramento” by Ian Wynton   cjwynton@sbcglobal.net

Cub, an adult scout, learns to survive in Sacramento in this spoof of the popular show. Where will he find food, shelter, and all the things a scout needs? Join him on his Capitol adventure!

“Cookie Monster” by Rob Anderson randerson151@comcast.net

Taylor is a clean freak. This doesn’t stop him from joining his family on an outing with his 5 year old relative, Riley. A bag of cookies is passed around and more than sweets are shared.

“Squatter” by Matthew Gilliam


Old Sacramento has many curiosity shops and when Alex, a young adult, and his friends stumble into one, they find a fifth friend. Their new pal may not be who they think he is.

“The Yogasm” by Colin Swift   swift@lilacneuronmedia.com

Buddies Hal and Les like to make a sport of womanizing. When they overhear a couple of Yoginis talking about their ‘hot’ class they decide to check it out. The insight they gain is more than they ever planned.

“Bracero Brothers” by Christa Bella


Inspired by actual events, brothers Humberto and Carlos, migrant farm-workers, set out on a journey to Sacramento. Discovering challenges along the way, they persevere to find their path.

“The Producer” by Dänna Wilberg


Adam and Sara, filmmakers on tight schedule, struggle to care for Adam’s ailing mother, Evelyn, an actor. When Evelyn passes Adam feels remorse. The ‘big screen’ isn’t empty. It’s now showing its brightest star, Evelyn.

“Fate – A Miwok Story” by Laura Tapia & Victoria Gary  vg91680@yahoo.com

Ex-boxing champion, Johnny Four Bears is confused by his dreams until he meets Sky Dancer, a young female boxer. She may carry the magic Johnny needs. Could it be fate?

“Underwater” by Frank Ingram


Phoenix, a little tike, gets ideas when she hears her parents arguing about their home foreclosure. Imagination and magic play a part in the solution of their problems.

There’s still time to join in the fun and volunteer to help this summer. You can e-mail the filmmakers at their e-mails listed above, visit

www.AccessSacramento.org, or call us in the office at 9(16) 456-8600 x0.

Come and make a movie this summer!

Michelle A. Barbaria, Access Sacramento Office Manager, Producer,  & Community Outreach