Film Festivals and Screenings

IMG_5554Over the past year, TJ Walkup of Omnific Pictures has had the honor to have his camera work shown at several film festivals and screenings across the US.  Here’s a little bit about those documentary film projects:

  • Zeitgeist 1977: The First Festival

A short documentary film about the zeitgeist which led to the first gay film festival.  The film premiered at the historical and gorgeous Castro Theater in San Francisco as part of Frameline40: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival.

  • Trial by Fury: The People v Scott Peterson

A full-length investigative doc unveiling new facts and evidence surrounding the media-saturated SF Bay Area murder trial.  Premiered at the American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs, CA.

  • Roots of Fire

A documentary film and digital series produced by our friends at Lavoi Creative (formerly TeamJADED) which examines the transformation of traditional Louisiana Zydeco music over multiple generations, while exploring its everlasting vibrancy and strong future.  For more info about the film, please visit rootsoffire.com.

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Loma Vista Farm – Fertile Ground for Growing Minds

Loma Vista Farm is a 5-acre outdoor classroom that provides hands-on educational activities involving plants and animals for children of all ages and abilities. Loma Vista Farm seeks to increase students’ knowledge of nature and nutrition while enhancing academic learning, ecoliteracy, and psychosocial development.

Produced, shot, and edited by TJ Walkup of Omnific Pictures for Friends of Loma Vista Farm.

Sharam – Fun (Behind the Scenes) ft. Anousheh

A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the “Fun” music video, by Sharam, featuring Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Anousheh. The video includes a reenactment of the iconic chase scene in the San Francisco classic film “Bullet.”

Shot and Field Produced by TJ Walkup of Omnific Pictures.

Vallejo Art and Architecture Walk

TJ Walkup of Omnific Pictures produced, directed, shot, and edited a series of short videos  for the City of Vallejo’s newest edu-tourism public art project, the Vallejo Art and Architecture Walk.

This interactive project includes an online map and plaques with scannable QR codes for the participant to discover Vallejo’s public art installations and majestic architecture along the waterfront and downtown Arts and Entertainment District.

The example shown below is the introductory video of the series, which will have 24 total when complete.  Visit the vallejoartandarchitecture.com website to view more videos online, or explore downtown Vallejo by foot using the online walking map and scan the QR codes at each site.

 

City of Vallejo – Participatory Budgeting

Produced by TJ Walkup and Omnific Pictures. This piece was produced to promote the Arts, Beautification, Community, and Development (ABC) Participatory Budgeting (PB) initiative.

The ABC initiative was passed in November 2014 by Vallejo voters, designating $96,000 for public art and neighborhood projects and setting down roots for additional matching grants.