We hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving spending time with family and friends. I wanted to take a moment out of the hustle and bustle of the day to day yearend push to touch base.

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At JDS Video & Media Productions we are excited to announce that we have been nominated at the Temecula Chamber of Commerce as Sterling Business of the Year. We are looking forward to the award ceremony Gala in February 2014, win or lose it really is just an honor to be recognized by the Chamber and our business peers with the nomination.

On a production front we have completed the Professional Development series for the Temecula Chamber on Etiquette here are the links to the videos; Business Etiquette,Dining Etiquette, Dress for Success, and Social Media Etiquette. We have also produced two more episodes for Good Day Temecula; Tourism and Winterfest. Toensure you keep up with all the Episodes be sure and like the Good Day Temecula Facebook page. We also just completed a Harvest Video for South Coast Winery and currently we are in production for both a 60 second and 30 second television spot for South Coast Winery.

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At JDS Actors Studio we are in rehearsals for our Holiday One Act Plays. We would like to invite you to come join us at our Open House Event either Saturday, December 21st, 7PM or Sunday, December 22nd, 2PM to celebrate the Holidays by enjoying the One Act Plays and indulging in Holiday treats and refreshments. The event is free, all we ask is you RSVP by Clicking Here to reserve your seat(s) – once the audience is full the link will come down. Don’t wait as we play to a full house every year. There is nowhere else in town to enjoy great family theatre with food and drinks for free but JDS Actors Studio.

In addition to hosting holiday entertainment we’re also Keeping Children First by supporting Wishes for Children’s efforts with collecting gifts for Rady’s Children’s Hospital and granting specific holiday wishes for Rancho Damacitas kids. If you want to help we have a box for unwrapped toys in our lobby and ornaments hanging on our wall with wishes waiting to be filled. All donations need to be dropped off by December 12th.

We have lots of exciting workshops scheduled for the Start of 2014. Here’s a quick look at the Studio News. Visit the website for more information on the upcoming workshops.

January 2014

Commercial Workshop
5 weeks from January 14th – February 11th 2014

Public Speaking Workshop
January 29th, Feb. 5th & 12th 2014 Wednesday’s 7 PM – 9 PM
This workshop is for: Anyone who wants more confidence speaking in front of others, and for Business Professionals, Actors, Moderators, Spokes People, Students, etc…

February – Pilot Season

Casting Director Workshop
Lorna Johnson, Independent Casting Director – Saturday, February 8, 2014
Check out her IMDB Click Here

Industry Showcase
5 classes (4) Tuesday’s beginning February 25, 2014 & (1) Saturday, March 22, 2014 Learn the in’s and out’s of the industry and Showcase in front of Agents/Managers/Industry Professionals

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In closing, we want to wish everyone a very Happy Holidays along with a prosperous and healthy New Year. 2014 is gearing up to be a great year, and we look forward to sharing it with all of you.

If we can be of service to help you or your business market and communicate through video and or multimedia services by creating content for marketing and or corporate communications which includes Events, Training, WEB, B2B Sales, Trade Shows, Testimonials, Advertising, website design/implementation, social networking and graphic design we would be happy to discuss your project and prepare a complimentary bid proposal for your review. Check out our website for a list of services & solutions.

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All the best always,
Diane Strand

JDS Video & Media Productions, Inc.