Bolen, Gary

Salinas, CA

Member of SAG/AFTRA, Actors Equity Association and a voting member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He has appeared in dozens of network and premium cable television shows and in over 40 regional and national commercials.

Contact: Gary Bolen

831-917-3313 (C)

Nina Martina

Monterey , CA

Model/actor for local hire. Has worked in national commercials, TV, film and web content both in San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles. Represented by Johnson Talent.

Contact: Nina Martina

408-891-5872 (C)

Thorup, Cheryl

Pacific Grove, CA

Working Model/Actress since 1984. SAG/AFTRA since 1987. Over 150 National, Regional and Foreign Commercials. Film, Industrial, Featured Background Extensive. Have worked all over US and abroad. Represented by Stars in San Francisco.

Contact: Cheryl Thorup

209-232-0425 (C)

Benevento, Sara

Royal Oaks, CA

Contact: Sara Benevento

831-246-1489 (C)

Daly, Carol

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Carol Daly

831-647-1940 (H)

Decker, Keith

Carmel, CA

Contact: Keith Decker

831-920-4562 (C)

Garrison, Carolyn

Monterey, CA

Contact: Carolyn Garrison

831-601-4695 (C)

Heritage Theatre Artists’ Consortium

Carmel, CA

Contact: Harriet Lynn

443-630-5312 (C)


Carmel, California

Contact: Keith Decker

831-920-4562 (O)

Kuhn, Rick

Felton, CA

Contact: Rick Kuhn

831-419-1083 (C)

Art Director

De Garmo, Poppy

Boulder Creek, CA

Contact: Poppy de Garmo


Assistant Director

FBE Media

Salinas, CA

Contact: Eddie de la Rosa

850-363-7120 (C)

Camera Operator

DC Events & Design

Monterey, CA

Contact: Dominc Camany

831-809-6430 (C)

Dragoon64 Production

Watsonville, CA

Contact: Aaron De La Torre

831-600-5862 (C)

Emberlight Productions

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Matthew Kalamane

831-224-0575 (C)

Marsh, James

Carmel, CA

Contact: James Marsh

831-277-8429 (C)

New Dawn Studios

Monterey, CA

Contact: Tricia Roden

831-622-1600 (O)

Patterson, Stephanie Keane

Carmel, CA

Contact: Stephanie Keane Patterson

831-204-2267 (C)

RSA: Robert Stanley Associates

Marina, CA

Contact: Robert Stanley

831-747-5125 (C)

Yniguez, Santiago

Salinas, CA

Contact: Santiago Yniguez

818-445-8029 (C)


Aliotti Films

Del Rey Oaks, CA

Contact: Michael Aliotti

831-241-8126 (C)

Emberlight Productions

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Matthew Kalamane

831-224-0575 (C)

House of 8 Media

Carmel, CA

Contact: Brittney Buffo

323-302-1946 (C)

Director of Photography

Silicon Pictures

Pebble Beach, CA

Contact: Carl Miller

415-302-3140 (C)



Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Chris Layhe

831-419-7590 (C)

Nastacia Productions

Marina, CA

Contact: Scott Rose

310-854-9633 (C)


Monterey, CA

Contact: Jeff Clark

831-521-3710 (C)


BGGS Lighting & Grip

Gilroy, CA

Contact: Bill Doherty

408-839-4400 (C)

Mindwarp Entertainment

Felton, CA

Contact: Chris Butler

831-252-2662 (C)

Pendleton, Wendy

Carmel Valley, CA

Contact: Wendy Pendleton


Purnell-Quarles, Malik

Seaside, CA

Contact: Malik Purnell-Quarles

831-525-2190 (C)

RSA: Robert Stanley Associates

Marina, CA

Contact: Robert Stanley

831-747-5125 (C)

Location Scout/Manager

3665 Rio Road, Carmel, CA 93923

Production work on Features, TV, Commercials, & Photo. Experienced in all aspect of production with large rolodex of local vendors and reliable crew. We provide file pulls, permits, scouting and & more. We cover Big Sur, Carmel, Monterey & beyond.

Contact: Tracy Burke Vasquez

831-402-5668 (C)

Mr. Location Scout

Monterey, CA

Mr. Location Scout provides the best film location services throughout California; Monterey, Big Sur, Carmel, Santa Cruz, and the San Francisco area. Over 25 years of experience, location managing & scouting for Commercials, TV, Film and Photography.

Contact: Jeff Clark

831-521-3710 (C)

2 Dogs Locations

Salinas, CA

Contact: Peter Newfield

831-332-1071 (C)

Baldwin Production Services, Inc.

Greenbrae, CA

Contact: Jim Baldwin

415-699-0729 (C)

Newton, Jere

 Aptos, CA

Contact: Jere Newton

831-334-6690 (C)

Savage City Productions

Monterey, CA

Contact: Brian Bird

323-578-9043 (C)

Scott Campbell Photography

Monterey, CA

Contact: Scott Campbell

831-372-1455 (O)

Make-Up/Hair Styling

Hairdresser on Fire

Studio C on Dolores between 5th and 6th Streets, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

A Jill of all trades… I blend 36 years of work in the beauty business as a hairdresser/makeup artist and 20 years of film/television/video experience. I specialize in hair color and highlighting and also work well with fine and wavy/curly hair types.

Contact: Char Petersen

408-406-9581 (C)

Makeup & Wardrobe on Location

Benicia, CA

Since 1994. Reliable and skilled in Makeup, Wardrobe, Hair, Grooming. Spanish Speaker. Great with talent, kids and animals. Film, HD, Green screen, Docs, Print, Events IMDB credits in acting, makeup and costume. Former member CDG local 862.

Contact: Diana Tenes

925-437-3347 (C)

Makeup on Location

Oakdale, CA

35+ years of experience in TV, film and print working with talent. Clients include Cisco Systems, Google, Hertz, and United Airlines. Excellent customer service and a team player. Member of Local Union 706 and 33.

Contact: Leslie Estrada

408-896-5551 (C)

Arnold, Linda

Monterey, CA

Contact: Linda Arnold

310-339-6343 (C)

Lasting Looks Salon

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Kimberly Lord

831-625-5266 (O)

Petit, Erika

Salinas, CA

Contact: Erika Petit

831-277-6158 (C)

Music Composer/Scoring

Citysound Music


Contact: Mark Governor


Photographer-Still, Aerial, and Underwater

DMT Imaging


Contact: Michael Troutman


Katherine Bree Walker Photography

Aptos, CA

Contact: Bree Walker

657-333-2733 (O)

Levy Media Works


Contact: David Levy


Moss Media

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

Contact: Alli Wood

831-241-4548 (O)

Randy Tunnell Photography

Carmel, California

Contact: Randy Tunnell

831-595-0394 (O)

Scott Campbell Photography

Monterey, CA

Contact: Scott Campbell

831-372-1455 (O)

Steve Zmak Photography

Marina, CA

Contact: Steve Zmak

831-883-4459 (O)


Elder, Kathy

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Kathy Elder

831-239-1896 (C)

Silber Studios

Carmel, CA

Contact: Jared Mills

831-298-5685 (C)

Vasquez, Alán

Marina, CA

Contact: Alan Vasquez

831-769-2255 (C)


Monterey, CA

Contact: Jeff Clark

831-521-3710 (C)

Production Assistant

Bunten, Mark

Pebble Beach, CA

Contact: Mark Bunten


Dakota Matthews

Salinas, CA

Contact: Dakota Matthews

310-890-1611 (C)

De La Cruz, Christian

Marina, CA

Contact: Christian De La Cruz


Kyle Kiff Media

Santa Cruz, CA

Contact: Kyle Kiff

831-331-9131 (C)

OJENA Productions

Seaside, CA

Contact: Benjamin Ojena

415-317-5455 (C)

Oscar Arizmendez

Salinas, CA

Contact: Oscar Arizmendez

831-272-9295 (C)

Saville Media + Marketing

Carmel, CA

Contact: Jeryldine Saville

619-987-3710 (C)

Scott Campbell Photography

Monterey, CA

Contact: Scott Campbell

831-372-1455 (O)

Shirk, Morgan

Carmel, CA

Contact: Morgan Shirk

214-927-6673 (C)

Wine Country Production


Contact: Kristina McGinnis


Production Company

Honest Engine Films

535 Foam Street, Monterey, CA 93940

Honest Engine Films is a film development and production company specializing in independent narrative features and documentaries. We seek to turn the literary into the visual, the word into deed, and the idea into reality. Recent films include And With Him Came the West, which premiered at the MoMA Doc Fortnight 2019 at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, as well as Dirt McComber: Last of the Mohicans, which opened the 2019 Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival.

Contact: Joanne Storkan

831-655-3236 (O)

Endorphin Productions

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Bob Franco

831-372-2308 (C)

Fort Bay Studios

Marina, CA

Contact: Dusan Tatomirovic

831-204-8401 (O)

Jim Pinckney Productions

Monterey, CA

Contact: Jim Pinckney

831-375-1964 (O)

Silber Studios

Carmel, CA

Contact: Marc Silber

831-624-9600 (O)


Monterey, CA

Contact: Jeff Clark

831-521-3710 (C)


Cagwin, Rondelle

Carmel, CA

Contact: Rondelle Cagwin


Joey Perotti Scripts


Contact: Joey Perotti


Lawton, Claire

Carmel, CA

Contact: Claire Lawton

602-614-3501 (C)

Screenwriters Forum

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Wolf Bukowski

831-747-2085 (O)

Set Decorator

Helaine Tregenza Interior Design

Monterey, CA

Contact: Helaine Tregenza

831-595-4570 (C)

Mi Vida Studio

Carmel, CA

Contact: Kay Villalobos

831-625-5510 (H)

Sound Designer/Technician

Oral Tradition Sound

Monterey, CA

Contact: Rick Chelew

831-809-9299 (C)

Wardrobe/Costume Design

Ceci Rangel

Pacific Grove , CA

Contact: Cecilia Rangel

831-760-2235 (C)

Libra’s Alternations

Pacific Grove, CA

Contact: Libra Gomez

831-760-2235 (O)

Silkscreen Express

Seaside, CA

Contact: Matt Seidenzahl

831-899-3681 (O)

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