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October 2017 - Special Guest - Tyler Zacharia

Business Side of Show Business

As we close out our 11th year we want to go out with a dynamite speaker, Tyler Zacharia.

This is an Invitation Only evening. To get on the VIP list, please email your request to We are limiting the seating to provide ample time for Q & A as well as one-on-one with Tyler, so get on the list early.

Tyler in a very short career is the Executive Producer of:

  • 2017 - Waiting for the Miracle to Come (executive producer) (completed) 
  • 2016 - Silence (executive producer)
  • 2016 - The Ticket (executive producer)
  • 2016 - Wildflower (executive producer) 

Tyler is a rare breed in that he is humble and fully qualified to present on the business side of show business. Tyler is adept at funding, managing and promoting million dollar budget films. Tyler will share on his journey, albeit unusual in that he 'fell into the business' and his business acumen which serves him well in Executive Producing. Unlike many in this business, Tyler continues to be grateful and stays grounded while dealing with Hollywood execs and A-listers like Liam Neeson, Olive Platt, Dan Stevens, Jessica Bell, Charlotte Rampling and Willie Nelson. 

This is an Invitation Only evening. To get on the VIP list, please email your request to We are limiting the seating to provide ample time for Q & A as well as one-on-one with Tyler, so get on the list early.

October 25th, at 6:45 pm (New time). Our $5 admission gets you a seat, beverages and snacks. 


Tyler has roots in Sacramento and desires to give back and share generously of his time and expertise.

Tyler Zacharia is an established finance and entertainment executive. He has led the financing and production of several films since 2014, and most notably executive produced Martin Scorsese's Silence as well as the critically acclaimed film "The Ticket" starring Dan Stevens. Serving as the US head of production company Fabrica de Cine, he is currently in production on "The Professor and the Madman" starring Mel Gibson and Sean Penn, as well as "The Irishman" directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert Deniro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. He is an active board participant on a number of high growth entertainment companies, including the alternative content distribution company

Prior to entering the entertainment world, Tyler spent 8 years living and working in Beijing, China, serving as Vice President of Schulze Global Investments, a global emerging markets private equity firm. During his time there he led or participated in over 19 direct equity investments in 6 countries across 4 continents. In addition to leading the China operations, he helped expand the business and build teams in Ethiopia, Brazil, and Mongolia.



Join us for this special evening on October 25, 2017 at 6:45 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM) at the Coloma Community Center Auditorium at 623 T Street, Sacramento, CA.

Our calendar for next year will be a surprise. Our first meeting in 2018 will be announced in our newsletter so Stay Tuned.

Admission donation is $5. Come early and socialize with other Sacramento "Video Industry Professionals" (SacVIPs). 

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