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Carlos M. Leon - Founder and CEO
Carlos has been involved in several aspects of the entertainment industry for several years. At the age of 20 after graduating from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida, he opened a web design company in Orange County, California working for small to mid-size companies developing branding, web content and other marketing material. Within three years he was launching Gentevision, an online Spanish channel covering A-list entertainment events in the Latin industry at an event from Universal Studios City Walk in Hollywood, CA. Shortly after, he opened up CML Studios, a full Video and Photo production Studio that shoots commercials, music videos, short films, and photo campaigns in North Hollywood, CA.

He has worked with major companies including Warner Brothers, New Line Cinema, VH1 and MTV and with names as big as The Smashing Pumpkins and Warner Brothers recording artist "Hot Hot Heat". His clients come from every major city in the US and as far as Australia, London and Dubai. He was recently named one of America's Best Entrepreneurs under 25 by BusinessWeek magazine and called a "media mogul in the making". He has been featured in various publications including Yahoo! Finance, AOL Small Business and the Miami Herald. He has also promoted and helped organize major successful red carpet events at some of Hollywood's top clubs and venues.

CML Studios and Royalty Rope, a high-end events company, teamed up to organize an entertainment networking event that brought together team members of the CML Media Group and industry professionals from all over Hollywood at the exclusive "Villa" lounge.

Kevin Tran
Music Video Director
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, he has had a passion for various forms of art, mainly in film production. After taking a film course at a local community college, he began filming his own low budget music videos with more emphasis on the visuals rather than the storytelling. After realizing that he had a gift, Kevin began learning cinematography and editing. He believes that the artists should be heavily displayed in the videos due to the fact that viewers can correlate the music with the face of the artists. With this in mind, the music videos is more than just an art project, but a tool for artists to reach their target audience and coverage for label recognition.
Kevin Cao
Music Video Director
A native of Boston, Kevin began shooting and editing short movies when he was 16. He recently moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dreams in the city of Angels and just completed the latest music video for up-and-coming hip-hop/pop group "Tha Tooonz" for their single "Mirror on the Wall" and for pop/rock artist Miss Issa feautred on, shot on HD with the Micro 35 Film lens adapter.
Eddie Barreiro
An established independent editor, Eddie has been editing music videos and commercials for several years now mostly focusing on Green Screen compositing and location shoots. He has worked with companies as big as Paramount Pictures and has edited various music videos in different budget ranges.
Jun Tang
Commercial Director
Independent Commercial Director Jun Tang hails from the University of Wisconsin and has shot a variety of projects mostly focusing on larger budget spec comemercials for Penzoil, Arri, and Lego Inc. He recently shot a spec commercial at CML Studios that involved building the exterior of a barn from scratch as well as an "on location" commercial for the non-profit Alzheimer's foundation.
William Bradford
Commercial / Fashion Photographer
Graduating from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida, this Baltimore native has been shooting for over 2 years and has worked on some of Hollywood's biggest photo projects for big budget films and television shows. His work has been featured on VH1, Flaunt Magazine and Surfer Magazine.
Carlos De La Vega
Motion Graphic Animator
Starting by editing various successful YouTube viral videos, Carlos de la Vega has worked on motion graphics for some major television companies including CMT and the Discovery Channel. He specializes in high-end intensive motion graphics, 3D Animation, and Green Screen Special Effects.
Victor "ImFamous" Aburto
CML Music Producer
A native of San Pedro, CA, Victor has had a passion for music since a very young age. After hearing Rapper Snoop Dog's debut album "Doggystyle", he decided to start making music in 2002 at the age of 16 on an old Yamaha keyboard. Music for him has always been a big part of his life and his influences are some of the big time producers in the game like Dr. Dre, Timbaland, Mannie Fresh, Polow Da Don, DJ Quik, Scott Storch and Dj Toomp as well as Kanye West and Just Blaze.

His skills include playing the keyboard and producing beats as well as rapping and performing. "Every producer wants to rap at some point in their life", says Victor who is the brother of "J Smooth" a local Hip Hop & Reggaeton artist. He also has a music production company selling beats, recording and producing for several local acts.

David Novak
Art Director and Photographer
David Novak is a gradute of Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida. He has worked in various aspect of Art Department including swing team, set dresser and art director. Novak has worked on major television shows and films for companies such as HBO, Showtime and Lifetime. He is also a screenwriter and photographer and helped build the original CML Studios in North Hollywood.
Tanner Accord
CML Channel Host
A model and actor raised in Houston, Texas who mainly acts and works in commercials, television shows, films and theater. His hosting skills consist of television with live and tapped events to news and interviews. In the modeling career he has done numerous fashion shows and photo shoots from various photographers and fashion designers. He has hosted for various events produced by CML including it's talent search and record label red carpet bash in Hollywood and most recently reporting from the Oscars red carpet.
Amber Valdez
Talent Folder Spokeswoman
A model and host originally from Seattle, Washington who has worked for various media companies including CBS Mobile and as an NFL cheerleader. She was recently profiled and featured as a finalist on "Girls of Spike" on Spike TV.
Yulianna Vargas Sierra
Gentevision Host in Miami
Originally from Puerto Rico, Yulianna graduated with a degree in Communications and Journalism from the University of Miami in 2007 and has worked for several media outlets including WAPA TV in Puerto Rico. She is Gentevision's official host in Miami during the Latin Billboard Awards.
Jorhel "J- Smooth" Aburto
Gentevision Host in Los Angeles
Jorhel Aburto ,better known as J Smooth, is a bilingual Hip Hop and Reggaeton singer of Nicaraguan ethnicity. In 2007, J Smooth was named "Artist of the Year" by for his musical contributions to the hip-hop and reggaeton genre and also for his many contributions to the Latino community. He has hosted several important events and programs for Gentevision including it's first program filmed from the Queen Mary ship in Long Beach, CA in '06/ He now also serves as a contributor and writer for CML Music.

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CML Studios is ideal for any video production or photography shoot including music videos, shorts films, commercials, casting calls, instruction videos, modeling sessions, corporate videos and commercial photography shoots.
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Inform us of the type of project you are looking to get produced and we will be more than happy to give you a quote over email within a few hours or immediately by calling (818) 255-1707.
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CML Studios serves as an ample, flexible location for any sort of production such as music videos, commercials, green screen shoots, instructional videos and much more. The following productions used many of our on-site equipment and amenities such as lights, green screen, grip gear, flats and cyc wall.
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