Rising Star Productions

Rising Star Productions Video, Photo & DJ Services

We create inspiring and innovative, content-rich media and marketing strategies, to increase our clients brand awareness to grow their businesses. We offer unique DJ services with sophisticated sounds to make your live events unforgettable.

Join us this Friday for our Valentines❤️ edition of Swazz Events🎉🌈 with yours truly bringing the 🎼 Can’t wait to rock wi...
02/13/2019

Join us this Friday for our Valentines❤️ edition of Swazz Events🎉🌈 with yours truly bringing the 🎼 Can’t wait to rock with y’all🤩

04/03/2018

DJ Uni will be playing a dance set at the DC Community Catalyst Awards this Saturday in Washington DC Chinatown :)

JOIN US for an OBAMA BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION on Friday August 4th Friday night with Live Entertainment, DJs, Comedians, Ven...
07/26/2017

JOIN US for an OBAMA BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
on Friday August 4th Friday night with Live Entertainment,
DJs, Comedians, Vendors, Songs from Cynthia Blancaflor and
Film Screening of "BELIEVE: The Barack Obama Story"
WPGC 95.5 will be live broadcasting!!

07/14/2017
Rising Star Promo

Dear community, I've moved to the DMV, DC, Maryland, Virginia area and am offering my video, photo and DJ services here. Please send along any contacts you have here as I continue to build my network on the east coast. Thanks and happy summertime!! https://vimeo.com/217613890

This is "Rising Star Promo" by Rising Star Productions on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Check out DJ Uni droppin' sum sweet vibes on the 1s and 2s, possibly sang a ballad :) for this Valentines Day!! Come sha...
02/03/2017
Be Yours: Art & Food Fair

Check out DJ Uni droppin' sum sweet vibes on the 1s and 2s, possibly sang a ballad :) for this Valentines Day!!
Come share the love with Dating Between the Lines at the SoleSpace!!
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/be-yours-art-food-fair-tickets-31204536609

Hey! We want to be your Valentine :) This year, how about you hang out with us and treat yourself to locally-made goodies, a live DJ, gourmet munchies and drinks? We will be hosting a Makers Fair with great food, drinks, music and goodies to gift yourself or your boo, straight from local makers! Th...

Attention mission-driven entrepreneurs Want to stop worrying about cash flow and stay true to your mission? Jenny Kassan...
02/03/2017
webinartraining

Attention mission-driven entrepreneurs
Want to stop worrying about cash flow and stay true to your mission?
Jenny Kassan will show you how to raise cash from investors without selling your soul or giving up control even if you've never raised money before in this free training on how to raise money to grow your business!
http://escape.bootstraptrap.com
Rising Star Productions Filmed Jenny's talk last year!! Recommend!!

Nov. 3rd at the Sausalito Store
11/22/2016

Nov. 3rd at the Sausalito Store

Nov. 3rd at the Sausalito Store

Rising Star Productions
09/11/2016

Rising Star Productions

2NITE, Enjoy some lovely grooves with DJ Uni at Ozumo Oakland from 6:30PM-10:30PM!!

2NITE, Enjoy some lovely grooves with DJ Uni at Ozumo Oakland from 6:30PM-10:30PM!!
08/06/2016

2NITE, Enjoy some lovely grooves with DJ Uni at Ozumo Oakland from 6:30PM-10:30PM!!

DJ Uni Servin Up Fresh Grooves 2nite at Americano Restaurant and Bar at Hotel Vitale!! Join us for a cocktail and amazin...
05/24/2016

DJ Uni Servin Up Fresh Grooves 2nite at Americano Restaurant and Bar at Hotel Vitale!! Join us for a cocktail and amazing views!!

Looking forward to sharing some music 2moro night for an organization & place near and dear to my
05/18/2016
45th Anniversary Celebration

Looking forward to sharing some music 2moro night for an organization & place near and dear to my

We have so much to celebrate - 45 years of rich history and leadership in our community! Join us for a night of local food, entertainment and inspiration. We are The Women's Building of San Francisco, the first women-owned and operated community center in the country! Since 1971, we have housed 170...

Filming at City Hall today for the important work It's Time Network is leading for gender equality
05/17/2016

Filming at City Hall today for the important work It's Time Network is leading for gender equality

DJ Uni 2nite at Hotel Vitale!!
04/26/2016

DJ Uni 2nite at Hotel Vitale!!

DJ Uni back at Americano Restaurant and Bar in Hotel Vitale this Tuesday night with some fresh grooves!!
02/23/2016

DJ Uni back at Americano Restaurant and Bar in Hotel Vitale this Tuesday night with some fresh grooves!!

DJ Uni 2nite in SF
01/27/2016

DJ Uni 2nite in SF

Check me out, DJ Uni, servin' up soulful grooves at the swanky Americano Restaurant and Bar in Hotel Vitale this Tuesday...
01/26/2016

Check me out, DJ Uni, servin' up soulful grooves at the swanky Americano Restaurant and Bar in Hotel Vitale this Tuesday night!!

"Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to...
01/20/2016

"Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Photography by Techboogie MediaMUA Feliciana Gone Zalez
10/08/2015

Photography by Techboogie Media
MUA Feliciana Gone Zalez

★ DJ Uni is looking forward to adding musical inspiration to this event 2nite at  Impact Hub Oakland ★ http://oakland.im...
09/30/2015
- Oakland

★ DJ Uni is looking forward to adding musical inspiration to this event 2nite at Impact Hub Oakland ★ http://oakland.impacthub.net/event/beyond-the-culture-of-separation/

Events Beyond the Culture of Separation 30 September 2015 | 6:15 pm to 9:15 pm | events Beyond the Culture of Separation: Whiteness and the Embodiment of a New Story – Are you looking for a supportive community with which to take your next step toward contributing to a just and racially equitable so…

08/15/2015
A Geography of our Own: A Project of GIRLFLY 2015

Our recent mini-documentary on the Bayview Hunters Point community in collaboration with Quesada Gardens & the young artists of GIRLFLY, a summer dance camp https://vimeo.com/134416789

Flyaway Productions and Quesada Garden Initiative Present A Geography of our Own A Project of GIRLFLY 2015 Directed by Cynthia Blancaflor, in collaboration with…

06/18/2015
Warrior by Antique Naked Soul

Our official release of "Warrior" by Antique Naked Soul is in celebration of the recent Golden State Warriors victory!! https://vimeo.com/113570626

This is "Warrior by Antique Naked Soul" by Rising Star Productions on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

12/12/2014
Torres Law Group

New Promo for Torres Law Group Inc.
https://vimeo.com/113859729

This is "Torres Law Group" by Rising Star Productions on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

DJ Uni will be mixing some beautiful music for this lovely event today at Impact Hub Oakland http://oakland.impacthub.ne...
11/09/2014
| Oakland's Best Co-working Space

DJ Uni will be mixing some beautiful music for this lovely event today at Impact Hub Oakland http://oakland.impacthub.net/event/thomas-berry-at-100-emergent-cosmos-earth-community-expanding-conversation/

Events Thomas Berry at 100: Emergent Cosmos, Earth Community, Expanding Conversation 09 November 2014 | 6:00 am to 9:30 pm | mikayla Presented by: Planetize The Movement & Impact Hub Oakland Hosted by: Drew Dellinger & Konda Mason With Special Guests: Brian Swimme Belvie Rooks Carl Anthony Dedan G…

My Talk on "The Role of The Lotus Sutra in the Age of Aquarius" and Performance at BAN7
08/11/2014

My Talk on "The Role of The Lotus Sutra in the Age of Aquarius" and Performance at BAN7

Producing & Directing a music video for "Warrior" by Antique
08/11/2014

Producing & Directing a music video for "Warrior" by Antique

05/02/2014

May is JAMMIN with goodness :) Excited to work with new clients this month Wardrobe for Opportunity (WFO) & La Peña Cultural Center!!

The value of video marketing in today's market! http://www.rising-star.net/apps/blog
07/05/2013
VIDEO BLOG

The value of video marketing in today's market! http://www.rising-star.net/apps/blog

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Rising Star Productions creates innovative and inspiring media marketing solutions to help our clients grow their businesses. We offer unique DJ services with sophisticated sounds to make your live events unforgettable.

Founded by Cynthia Blancaflor, award-winning writer, musician and filmmaker, who earned her degree in Cinema from San Francisco State University in 2003 and is a certified video editor through Bay Area Video Coalition. She edited "An Idea Called Tomorrow," a documentary on sustainability produced by visual artist, Karen Seneferu. The film screened at the Skirball Museum and the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, California in 2009.

Cynthia was awarded an San Francisco Bay Guardian GOLDIE Award for music as the lead singer for Blaktroniks in 2002. She has been featured as a performance poet at numerous events, most notably, the 20th anniversary of "This Bridge Called My Back," a feminist literary anthology. As apart of Kreatibo, she was awarded a Curve Magazine Theater Award for her writing and performance in "Dalagas and Tomboys: A Family Affair" at Bindlestiff Studios in San Francisco, California in 2005.

As DJ Uni, she hosted "Her Blu Majesty" on Peralta Colleges Radio in Oakland, California from 2008-2013, blending a soulful, melodic mix of musical genres and featured local talent. DJ Uni has been featured at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Eat Real Festival, Oakland Indie Awards, Impact HUB Oakland, Dirty Bar, Swazz Disco Party, NQAPIA (National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance) and held a DJ residency at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco, California. She recently moved back to her hometown, the DC area, in 2017 and is currently a resident DJ at XX+ Crostino in DC.

Past clients range from educational institutions, organizations, small businesses, artists, entrepreneurs and individuals. Some of our wonderful past and current clients are: University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco, Museum of African Diaspora, la Pena Cultural Center, Salesforce, Apttus, Youth Speaks, Its Time Network, The Women's Building and more.

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