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Craig Abaya

Craig Abaya (Producers Guild of America) is a native San Franciscan, producer and director, known for Retro Girl (2016), Ambush (2016), If I Had a Twin (2015), Bruce Hornsby Live at Villa Montalvo (2002), and Joan Armatrading All the Way From America (2004). He is also an independent recording artist who has won several awards in songwriting, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Retro Girl Director
The Bridge School Concerts - 25th Anniversary Edition Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Retro Girl 2 Director
Ambush Producer


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 2022 I Want to Thank You (Music Video)
 2021 Laze the Day Away (Music Video)
 2021 Q&A (Music Video)
 2021 Will I Walk on Water (Music Video)
 2021 Regret (Music Video)
 2020 Behind Blue Eyes (Video short)
 2020 Stern Grove - Best of the Fest (TV Mini Series) (9 episodes)
- Summer Classics (2020)
- World Music Day (2020)
- Indie/Pop (2020)
- Soulful Sunday (2020)
 2019 Restless Soul (Short)
 2008-2019 Bridge School News (TV Series) (104 episodes)
- SF Zoo 2018 (2019)
- Ice Skating 2018 (2019)
- Election Time (2018)
- Ice Skating (2018)
 2018 The Nutcracker (Video)
 2018 Making Other People Rich (TV Movie)
 2017 Retro Girl 2 (TV Movie)
 2016 If I Had a Twin (Short)
 2016 Retro Girl (Short)
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Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (5 credits)
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Show Show Actor (3 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (2 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Some people want to build empires. Others choose to build communities.


While working on several creative projects, he also served as Director of Digital Media & Entertainment Programs (a title he created) for San Francisco State University Extended Learning. Along with long time colleague, Philip J. Gallegos (DGA), he created the Digital Video Intensive for the university which he ran from 2002 - 2015. See more »

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