Next Actor Studios

  • Alum Sam Hoger with the legendary Al Pacino during shoot break"
  • KISS bassist and founder Gene Simmons and his daughter Sophie who starred in our film SMINY
  • Students of Next Actor film the feature "The Shadow Behind You" in Summer 2013
  • Filming our Christian feature "Artisse" in Fall 2013
  • Next Actor Team at Gulf Coast Film Festival
  • During filming of SMINY, wife of KISS founder & former Supermodel Shannon Tweed in Winter 2013
  • Filming in Central Park during Winter 2013
  • Young alumnus Grant Goodman plays Zach Galifianakis' son in the comedy blockbuster "The Campaign"
  • Stanislavski student Sam Hoger gets cast in "Grudge Match" starring Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, LL Cool J
  • Social Hour before the "first cut" screening of shorts at the Next Actor Studio
  • Filmmaker San Banarje with Director of Houston Film Commission, Mr. Rick Ferguson who presented the "Best of the Festival" award for the thriller "Bodhisattva" at the 2012 Gulf Coast Film Festival
  • San with his award for the best of the festival, for his feature "Bodhisattva" at the 2012 Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival
  • Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Actor Brandon Smith (No Country for Old Men, Bernie) with Best of the Festival award winner, filmmaker San Banarje at the 2012 Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival
  • San Banarje with Actress Mayra Leal (Machete) at the screening of shorts and features at the 2012 Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival; picture by Hector Luna, copyright C47 Magazine
  • Next Actors at a film festival.
  • Houston artists gather at the studio before screening
  • Filmmaker Mike Huey and Actor Brian Watson arrive to watch the shorts.
  • Setting up camera before the filming of ARTISSE .
  • The best camera in the industry - nothing like an Arri.
  • With Giugi Carminati.
  • Green Screening a few shots.
  • Company move � with Derek Gaskamp.
  • The team takes a break to pose for the camera.
  • Night shoot on a sudden improv.
  • Eddie gets ready for his take.
  • Back to the SHADOW BEHIND YOU hospital to shoot some scenes for Artisse.
  • Brian designs the props
  • Protecting the camera
  • Checking the rushes in the editing suite
  • Eddie and Zoie rehearse on our break day.
  • Sam trains Sean some martial art moves for upcoming scenes
  • Rehearsals on our break day
  • Sam trains Omar to work the stunts
  • With Giugi Carminati, Omar Scanu and San Banarje.
  • With Eddie Aguirre, San Banarje, Pedro Morales and Chris Smith.
  • With San Banarje.
  • With Eddie Aguirre.
  • With Sam Hoger.
  • Vince Curatola (Sopranos) and Academy Award Nominated Robert Loggia (Scarface, Big) with Next Actor San Banarje (Bodhisattva, Money) at HIFF
  • Next Actor San Banarje with Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba, Courage under Fire) between takes in "Striking Range"
  • Young alumnus Grant Goodman poses with Gerard Butler during the filming of their upcoming feature "Playing the Field"
  • Next Actors at the Worldfest Houston Awards Gala 2012
  • Mariachi singers at the Worldfest Houston Awards Gala 2012
  • Table "Semper Fi" with its cast Omar Scanu, Emily Rose, Drew Brown, Brian Watson and director San Banarje
  • San Banarje of Next Actor poses with Yancee Butler (Kickass) during the filming of Sony Pictures' "Striking Range" (earlier titled "Bloodlines)
  • Hollywood Actor Joe Estevez (brother of Martin Sheen and Uncle of Charlie Sheen) in a still from our feature Inside Out, the Film
  • Next Actors San Banarje and Fred Burton at the Cannes Film Festival 2007 with Money, The Film
  • Grant Goodman with Rainn Wilson (TV's The Office) in "Super"
  • 2011 Houston International Film Festival. Next Actor Production ''Sugarbaby''.
  • Next Actor Instructor Trisha Ray, Director of ''Sugarbaby'' at Worldfest Houston Gala night.
  • Next Actor Students & leads of "Sugarbaby", Jasmine, Christina and Iheny at at the Premiere of their film at AMC Studio 30.
  • Filmmaker San Banarje With Academy and Emmy Award nominated actor Robert Loggia (Scarface), at the Hoboken Film Festival 2010, where San's film got four nominations including Best Picture and Best screenplay.
  • Jackie Martling of the Howard Stern Show and director San Banarje @ HIFF
  • Next Actors Tyra, Rikki and Lance catch up before premiere of our films at the AMC 30
  • Teams "Semper Fi" and "Inside Out" on the red carpet at the premiere of the films at 2012
  • Bare Bones Film Festival 2011 - Director San Banarje wins Indie Auteur Award and Best Foreign Film for Bodhisattva.
  • Next Actor Fred Burton being filmed by San Banarje for Next Actor Feature "Money" in Paris, France.
  • Next Actor instructor Jenny on the red carpet at the premiere of her film "Inside Out"
  • Actor Soumitra Chatterjee (World of Apu - Top 100 movies ever made and muse of Academy Award winner Satyajit Ray) with his director San Banarje during filming of multiple-award winning thriller "Bodhisattva"
  • Director San Banarje accepts Best Foreign Film award from Councilman Rob Krupicka at Alexandria Film Festival
  • Actor Blaze Tucker talks to filmmaker Judy Garlow
  • Emily Rose, Drew and Lance of "Semper Fi"
  • San and Lance of "Semper Fi"
  • Founder/Director of "Worldfest Houston International Film Festival, Mr. Hunter Todd introduces the films to the audience
  • At the screening
  • Filmmakers San Banarje and Judy Garlow after screening at the theatre
  • Brooks Walters and Marines Velazquez after the screening
  • Chirag and Dustin after the screening
  • Director San Banarje & actor Brandon Thomas
  • San and Emily Rose of "Semper Fi"
  • "Semper Fi" actress Emily Rose with actors Brian Watson and Omar Scanu of "Semper Fi" and "Inside Out"
  • Director San Banarje and his cast Omar Scanu, Drew Brown and Brian Watson receive the Award for "Semper Fi"
  • Actors of "Inside Out" Drew Brown, Maria Belyaeva and Brian Watson pose with the Gold Remi that the film won.
  • Team "Semper Fi" pose with their Gold Remi
  • Actor Brian Watson poses with the awards for both his films "Semper Fi" and "Inside Out"
  • Actor Lee Majors of "Six Million Dollar Man" and "Fall Guy" pose with Actor Omar Scanu of "Inside Out" and "Semper Fi"
  • One day of shoot, two days of edit - Team "Semper Fi"
  • Saturday Screening at the studio
  • Next Actors hold their first Table Read of Trisha Ray's upcoming thriller "Regression" set in Houston and Buenos Aires.
  • Our pre-teen talents Joseph, Camden and Gabriel storyboard a script for an upcoming short they are making.
  • Gina, Hector, Sarah, Schubert & Valerie at the screening of San Banarje's "Bodhisattva" at the studio
  • Gabrielle with Cynthia and Michael Washington
  • Vivian and Shahab at the screening
  • Renee and Will
  • At Next Actors Studio.
  • Brooks, Marines, Drew and Michael
  • San, James, Omar, Filip, Saurin
  • Patrick and Renee
  • James with Marco
  • Schubert and Gina
  • Screenplay Table read at the studio
  • Screenplay Table read at the studio
  • Screenplay Table read at the studio