documentary

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker scores with real-life ‘Harry Potter’ quidditch movie

Eric F. Martin grew up in Auburn during the height of Harry Pottermania. So when fellow filmmaker Farzad Sangari came to him in 2013 with hundreds of hours of footage on the real- ...

Placer High teacher scores $4,500 grant for documentary project

To give his students an outlet for their personal stories, Placer High School psychology teacher Jason Long  has proposed a unique class project – a running documentary, ...

Noon Hour Update: Churches and the holidays; Auburn ATV death follow-up; local reaction to Connecticut shooting and concussion documentary

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

New documentary focuses on homeless in Auburn, Northern California

AUBURN CA - When Ryan Frew’s plans to film his screenplay fell through after the lead actor bailed out, he turned his camera on the real thing. Instead of a fictional account o ...

Creative Vision and Philanthropy

On Tuesday, eight nonprofits will show their impact in the community through film. Through a project funded by the Placer Community Foundation, these organizations produced short ...

Senior project focuses on filming local artists

Two students at Placer High School used their passion for art and film to team up and create a documentary highlighting local Auburn artists. Katie Richardson and Alex Sibaja int ...

Media Life: Western States Trail documentary to air on TV

Auburn’s endurance roots are revealed to a wide-ranging TV audience later this month when Sacramento’s KVIE airs the documentary “They Crossed the Mountains: The History of t ...

Meadow Vista kids’ forest-fire prevention breakthrough featured in documentary

A high-tech innovation by a group of Auburn-area whiz kids is now the stuff movies are made of. Sony Europe started filming Meadow Vista’s six-member Lego Guard team early last ...

Former methamphetamine addict hopes her story can help others

Nila Adame remembers the date perfectly. The first time was July 3, 2005 and instantly I was addicted, she said. The 25-year-old had dabbled in several drugs including pot, aci ...