Day Zero: The Series

Day Zero featured in Standard-Examiner article!

December 23, 2014
Day Zero was featured recently in the Standard-Examiner Ogden newspaper! They interviewed series creator Cal Nguyen on his filmmaking and how faith has inspired him to produce the show's content as well as other projects in similar genres he's involved with. Check it out!

Day Zero picks up 3rd back-to-back award at Indie Gathering Film Festival!

July 12, 2014
Day Zero Episode 2x1: "Requiem"is being screened at the 19th Indie Gathering Film Fest in Hudson, OH at 6:05pm Saturday in Screening Room B. Stay for the award ceremony that Sunday where we will be picking up our 1st place award in the web episode competition, part of back-to-back wins 3 years in a row (for 2 different episodes before) from this festival! :) Here's more info:

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May 10, 2014
We think this is way cool! Here's our entry in the book "Internet Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Television Series, 1998-2013"! Written by New Yorker Vincent Terrace who worked as a researcher for ABC television and is a TV historian who has written more than 30 books. To continue seeing the rest of our entry (among the other hundreds of series listed), you should buy it! There's a paperback version here:

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Day Zero picks up 5 nominations in 3rd annual Filmed in Utah Awards!

February 1, 2014
UPDATE: We won for Best Cinematography!!

Congrats to all who worked on our season 2 premiere, "Requiem"!! We've been nominated as finalists in the following categories for best in a series in the 3rd annual Filmed in Utah awards show that will take place on March 29, 2014:

Best Director: Denver James Harward- Director / Cinematographer
Best Cinematographer: Denver James Harward
Best Editor: Cal L Nguyen
Best Series: Cal Nguyen for Day Zero - "Requiem"
Best Set Photography: Emily Ann Roth
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Day Zero Broadcast TV masters now online!

December 18, 2013
We've replaced all the episodes on with the TV versions! So check them out now before we actually start airing on TV :)

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Sweet review of our show!

September 13, 2013
Excellent review from one of our other existing aggregators!

Day Zero Brings the Post-Apocalyptic Drama for The Walking Dead Fans

Robin | On 19, Apr 2013

Based on the comic book by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead was turned into a TV series by Frank Darabont (director of The Shawshank Redemption). It’s not the first story to imagine a global disaster reducing humanity to little more than animals and it wo...

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Day Zero Season 2 Worldwide Premiere released!!!

July 24, 2013

After a grueling 7 months of anticipation from last season, we can finally treat you to the season 2 opener, "Requiem"! This action-packed episode with its custom, original score, will take you to the world of Day Zero (we hope!). Check it out and tell us what you think :)  We may be coming to television soon. Check out the link below or go to our videos section to watch right now in HD!

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Day Zero "Requiem" poster released!

July 12, 2013

We've released the poster for the season premiere episode!

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Day Zero full trailer for season opener "Requiem" released!

July 4, 2013
See videos section for the link or go here:

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Day Zero wins at17th annual Indie Gathering Film Fest!

July 2, 2013

Day Zero "Dusk" takes top spot at the 17th annual Indie Gathering Film Fest in the Web Episode category!

It will be screen in August of 2013! Find the press release on our page and/or go to their site at to see the screening schedule as well as the winners list at

This is our 10th award in less than 1 1/2 years! :)

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About the Author

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.


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