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November 2016 Meeting "Show Us Your Shorts"

What a wonderful showing of support from all of you who made it to the event for our Annual "Show Us Your Shorts". Thanks to all the filmmakers who submitted their footage to share with the group. There is such a great amount of talent here in Sacramento and we were happy to be able to showcase some of the films.

We will be sharing links soon to the clips that are not in film festivals for you to view if you missed the event.

Thanks again to the SacVIPs Board for putting this on again. Happy Holidays to all of you! 

Join us on the  LAST  Tuesday of the month to listen and learn from our guest speakers.
Remember we have raffle prizes ($5 entrance fee) and you may be a winner.
Join us!
Meet some new folks!
Share the fun and bring a friends along.
We look forward to seeing you there.

Special Announcements

Local Prop Resources Available

Handful of assets available to rent for movie productions if needed.

The following is a short list:

Exotic Cars:

Aston Martin Vantage
Lotus Exige
Lotus Super Seven


80's Vintage cars:

1982 Mazda RX7
1982 Toyota Starlet



Ducati Hypermotard 1100S



Yak 52TW fighter trainer



6000 sq ft aircraft hanger at Placerville Airport with built in fully furnished pilots lounge (apartment).



Full fabrication shop with welding, forming, machining capability. 


If you should ever need any of these, or have any questions, please feel free to contact me by E-mail


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Check out the other tips and training on Larry's site as well.

  • The question is " What would you add to this list? "

    Martin Scorsese's Film School: The 85 Films You Need to See to Know Anything About Film - Movie List

Choosing the best Computer for Video Editing :

Which computer specs for video editing are important and need to be considered before you invest your money in the right computer?
Check Out this Quick Guide ...

other videos from this site:

Professional Video Camera Accessories This 2016:

Explainer Videos: A Must for Your Startup

Learn how to make an explainer video and check out some explainer video examples...

create 360 degree video - step by step guide


Nov 6th. The Illumination Experience Tour will teach you the fundamentals of cinematic lighting. Tickets start at $329 with discount code IETNBM

John Mahan brought this very interesting article to our attention:

News from Jim Tierney; Digital Anarchy.  When Jim spoke to the VIP’s in May, he mentioned additional FREE training and now, here it is! Time Lapse Tutorials As mentioned, there's some great new tutorials on creating time lapse videos. There's five in total and take about 45 minutes to go through completely. It takes you through my entire process of shooting time lapse from setting up the camera to stabilizing the images.

Part 1: Intro and Camera Setup

Part 2: RAW vs. JPEG
Part 3: What Makes a Good Time Lapse?
Part 4: Stabilizing 

Part 5: Deflickering the Images

Very interesting article - related to shooting with tricks in perspective Click Here or go to

Check out the following websites for upcoming events and information:

Local Groups you may be interested in..

ACCESS Sacramento

The Capital Film Arts Alliance (CFAA)

 The Capital Film Arts Alliance Meetup Group

California Summer School for the Arts (CSSA)

California Film Foundation (CFF)

Horror Filmmakers

The Northern California Filmmakers Coalition (NCFC)

Sacramento Mac Users Group

Sierra Mousetrap Macintosh User Group (SierraMMUG)

Sony EX1 Owners & Users Group

Wedding & Event Videographers


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