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We finished the second phase of principal photography on July 2, 2013.  After months of fundraising, we were finally able to resume production and finished filming additional scenes that were added by the creative team. For these additional scenes, we casted actors Pearl Wong, Michael Torres, Geoff Hoyle, Don Lacy, Sean San Jose, Christopher White, along with the return of Vincent Calvarese and lead actor Richard Montoya. The additional 10 scenes were shot entirely in San Francisco’s Mission District with a Red Epic camera at 5K lines of resolution. Director Dante Betteo is now deep into post production mode bringing this film to life in the editing room. Stay tuned to future posts as we develop the sound track, which promises to be an adventure in creativity in and by itself.

There are only 14 days left in our IndieGoGo campaign.  Please visit our page and make a contribution. Any amount will have a big impact. Please RT.

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Our IndieGogo campaign is up and running.  We need your support to finish this film.  Please visit us by clicking here  to contribute to our project.  Make sure to share our campaign with your friends and people you know that are passionate about independent films.  Your support is highly appreciated. Thanks.

Today we recorded and edited our Indiegogo video pitch, which will run on our Indiegogo page once it launches on December 6, 2012.  Director/Producer Dante Betteo along with Producer Lou Dematteis and first actress Verónica Valencia appear on the clip explaining the project to potential supporters, and asking for their support to help finish the film.  The campaign runs for 30 days, and is geared to help you make that last year-end tax deductible contribution. We are counting on you to join our team by contributing to the project, so mark your calendar and check us out on on December 6.

Hi everybody. Please join us on December 9 in support of our feature film The Other Barrio. We are holding a fundraiser at the Brava Theater in San Francisco’s Mission District, where the film was shot. We have in store an evening of fun, food, music and many surprises, including a performance by acclaimed Latin Jazz musician Jerry Gonzalez. We would love to have you, but if you can’t make it you can still support us by buying tickets. We hope to see you there. You can buy tickets online clicking on the link bellow.  Thanks. Dante Betteo, Producer/Director.

Actors Richard Montoya (L) and Philip Kan Gotanda (R) in SF Noir.

Housing inspector Bob Morales tells his boss there is something crooked about a fatal residential hotel fire in San Francisco’s Mission District.

Actor Brian Patterson is La Jessica in SF Noir.

Exotic performer La Jessica is cheered on as he dances at the Esta Noche night club in the film SF Noir.

Actors Richard Montoya (L) and David Klein (R) in SF Noir.

Housing inspector Bob Morales is taken by force to talk to powerful developer Mike Callahan at a secluded pier on the waterfront.


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