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Film in Arizona Challenge LaunchedGoal of the challenge is to create a comprehensive look at the varied locations within the state (January 26, 2006)
The Phoenix Film Project, in association with the Arizona Film and Media Coalition is issuing a call for film submissions for its ?Film in Arizona Challenge. The goal of the challenge is to create a comprehensive look at the varied locations within the state and educate both the film community and public (in and out of state) about filming in Arizona. This challenge is open to anyone, including independent filmmakers, film and video professionals, photographers, and students.
Participants are invited to submit a: 30-second film about Arizona in any of the 7 categories (sections of the state). Participants may submit as many :30-second films in as many categories as they like. The selection committee will choose the best film in each category and assemble them together for a comprehensive film about Arizona.
The seven categories are: Arizonas Coastal Country (West side of state), Canyon Country, Central Strip, Navajo Lands, High Reaches (Eastern border of the state), Valley of the Sun and the Old West Territory. Films should be representative of the category/area.
The seven winning films will be made into one compilation DVD that would be available through PFP, AFMC and any film office requesting copies. DVDs would be made available to filmmakers who are planning to bring a production to the state. Winning films would also stream on PFP and AFMC websites. In addition to this exposure and publicity, plaques and other prizes will be awarded.
Submission Fee is $30 for a single submission, with discounts for additional submissions. Submission fees benefit PFP and AFMC, both non-profits. Deadline is February 28, 2006.
About The Phoenix Film Project
The Phoenix Film Project is a non-profit leader in the media arts field, providing comprehensive training, equipment, information, consultations and exhibition opportunities to independent filmmakers. Begun in 2001, the Phoenix Film Project has members working in film, video and multimedia, and is the largest filmmakers organization in Arizona. PFPs seminars and services help the filmmaker from the first step (education) to the final one (distribution) and cover everything in-between. The Phoenix Film Project is a 501 c 3 organization, under the umbrella of the Phoenix Film Foundation.
About The Arizona Film & Media Coalition
The Arizona Film & Media Coalition, Inc. is a group whose mission is to enhance the economic vitality of the Arizona film and media communities through public relations, education and legislation.
For more information visit http://www.azfilmandmedia.org/
For more information, please see the website, www.PhoenixFilmProject.com or call Laura Durant, 602.956.6183 or Amanda Melby, 818.720.6556.
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