Day Zero: The Series


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And that's a wrap! Almost anyway

Posted by Cal Nguyen on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, In : Season 3 
We wrapped on Season 3 for the most part! Just a few more pickup scenes to do but we have the bulk of it! :) Honored to work with some of Utah's best! Thanks to Team Day Zero for their awesome efforts and talents, this could not have been made without them. Deo Gratias!



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Day Zero Film Fest nabs during "Covid"!

Posted by Cal Nguyen on Wednesday, July 22, 2020,
- 2020 Christian Online Film Festival, Official Selection for episode 3x4: "Powers & Principalities"
- 2020 Great Lakes Christian Film Festival, Official Selection for 3x4: "Powers and Principalities"
- 2020 Indie Gathering Film Fest wins (1st, 2nd AND 3rd place) for Day Zero episodes 3x4 through 6!
- 2020 United States Film Festival, Official Selection/Finalist in short films for Day Zero Episode 3x6: "Rebel Yell"




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Cal Nguyen has been acting since 1998, performing in commercials, infomercials, print modeling and Hollywood studio films such as "Bedazzled", starring Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley, "Just One Night" with Timothy Hutton, "Unaccompanied Minors" with Lewis Black and Wilmer Valderrama, and even television shows like "Nash Bridges", starring Don Johnson and Cheech Marin. He is recently hot off the 48 Hour Film Project "Voice", serving as the lead character "Steven Emory". Earlier, he was cast in a lead role as "Captain Le" in the short "Escape from Paper City", and then went on to film a supporting role as "Dr. Thomas" in "Pragmatic Repudiation". Known for being a prolific sound-alike (Bill Bixby in particular), he was selected to play the voice of "General Colin Powell" on the Loren Lambert feature, "Shades of Treason". Cal's breakthrough was when he booked a lead, co-star spot as "Jim Lecter" in the post-apocalyptic web TV series, "Day Zero", which, after buying the script rights last year, he became the creator of the show while continuing his role as Jim. The pilot episode earned him three filmmaker awards so far in 2012 alone, throughout the festival circuit. He has trained with some of the best coaches such as Richard Hatch of "Battlestar Galactica" fame, Glenn Morshower from "Transformers", Larry Silverberg (leading Meisner coach), casting director Jeff Johnson, and the prolific producer, director and actor, Lance Williams. Cal received other types of training and experience, being a distinguished Veteran of Gulf War II, and also serving in the Information Technology industry for over 16 years. http://imdb.me/calnguyen

 

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