Overview - About
SIMZ Productions

SIMZ is a Sacramento-based company offering full-service video production and broadcast television production, with the capability to work throughout the United States and internationally. Since early 2005, SIMZ Productions has been led by duo James and Leslie Simmons and currently operates wherever their projects take them!

The company started out small, mostly with James working as a freelancer for gigs throughout the United States. Through hard work and by knowing the “right people,” they launched their first broadcast production in 2006 with the Monsters of Destruction monster truck television series that aired on The Outdoor Channel.

Since 2006, SIMZ Productions has been emerging to center stage for corporate video production and broadcast television production in Northern California, producing hundreds of videos for small, medium and large businesses, plus a number of local and nationally-syndicated television shows.

The SIMZ Productions portfolio includes internet videos or web videos, cable television shows, pilot television shows, corporate videos, training videos, product videos, documentaries, music videos, and more. With its wide client base, SIMZ Productions is always invigorated by new and exciting projects that come their way.

SIMZ owners and staff have a die hard work ethic and integrity to guarantee that customers get what they need. SIMZ moves at an extremely fast pace and has grown considerably in the last several years due to innovation, persistence and hard work.

Our Team

team Players

James Simmons is the Director of Photography at SIMZ Productions. He is the lead videographer, overseeing subcontractors as necessary, and he also supervises the post-production team at SIMZ.  Primarily trained as an ENG shooter from his experience in news, James has expanded his knowledge and expertise over the past five years to guarantee quality productions using excellent photography, lighting, and audio for shoots in the field and in the studio.  James has worked in the video production business for over ten years and his work has been seen on FOX, NBC, ESPN, ESPN 2, Spike TV, The Outdoor Channel, and others.  He has served as a producer on both national and local television shows.

Leslie Simmons is the lead Producer at SIMZ Productions, helping coordinate shoots and also handling all field producing tasks and script coordination. Leslie also manages all financial matters for the business, develops proposals and contracts, supports the team on video shoots, and dabbles in editing.  She enjoys working with clients and answering questions for those that are new to video and television production.  Prior to working at SIMZ, Leslie worked in the social service industry in administration and management for about seven years. Leslie brings organization, technical and creative skills to her position at the helm with James.

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