December 23, 2015



Act One Pictures was established as the production division of Voice & Video, a highly respected leader in A/V services in Southern California since 1973. In 1980 David Gimbel, along with two other partners, purchased Voice & Video and changed the focus of that business toward the rental and repair of audio & video equipment and Act One Pictures handled all of the video productions and editing, transfers and duplication.
In June of 2006, Act One Pictures was then purchased by Robert Borer and Kathleen St. Peter. Since the purchase, the management has updated its equipment list to include more of the older formats as well as expanding on the latest technologies. Other improvements include bringing in the latest in film transfer equipment, construction of a small in-house recording studio and add an additional edit suite. In 2016 Act One Pictures moved to it’s primary location in Carlsbad with an additional edit suite in South Oceanside.

Customer service is what we are all about. We will do whatever it takes to make you look good and relieve your stress. All nighters and long weekends are the norm at Act One.

What We Do:

Act One Pictures is a full service audio and video company.
Video and audio transfers to DVD – CD – hard drive.
DVD – CD – Tape Duplication and packaging.
Video editing and production.