Marquee celebrates 10 years!
For 10 years, Festival filmmakers have seen their films light up on The Screening Room marquee. Thanks to Addisigns, The City of Tucson Back to Basics program, the Façade Improvement Program of the Downtown Tucson Partnership, Ibarra Rosano Architects, Michael Keith, Claudia Jespersen and the Arizona Media Arts Center for making this happen. Many more filmmakers will shine bright!!
Welcome to the 2020 Arizona International Film Festival
Staying true to its mission of showcasing independent film, the Arizona International Film Festival has exhibited over 2,900 films representing 100 countries to over 162,000 patrons in southern Arizona. And now, the 29th edition will select more exciting and innovative films from around the world for Arizona audiences.
Call for new and innovative INDIE films
The 29th Arizona International Film Festival is now accepting new and innovative independent films of all lengths in narrative, documentary, animation, and experimental categories to be part of our 2020 festival. We proudly accept entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests. Earlybird deadline is January 10, 2020 and the official deadline is February 18, 2020. You can now submit your film thru filmfreeway.com
Call for Works by Young Filmmakers
The 2020 Arizona International Film Festival is looking for works by young filmmakers (18 and under) to be featured in our IndieYouth program. Beginning in October
AzFilmFest wins an Aztec Award
We won SILVER for Best Brochure of program under 10,000 attendees.
Congratulations to our designer Colleen Loomis, our printer Sundance Press and everyone that helped design, write and bring our Program to life!
Volunteers needed for the 2020 Film Festival
Are you interested in working behind-the-scenes for the 2020 Arizona International Film Festival in Tucson? Volunteers are needed for event planning, marketing, promotions, design, production, merchandise, office work, and much more. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and find out how you can be involved.
Partner with the 2020 Arizona International Film Festival
The Festival is an excellent way to advertise your company and support independent expression. We have sponsorships and advertising for every marketing budget. If you are interested in partnering with us, please email us at email@example.com or click here for sponsorship opportunities.
Indie Films Matter!!
Congrats to 2019 Arizona Film Fest filmmakers, volunteers, sponsors and audiences. 100 films, 22 countries, 12 days of indie bliss. Congrats to the 24 filmmakers from 9 countries that won awards. A record number of filmmakers attended their screenings as faraway as Albania, Australia, China and Taiwan - what a great gathering of international talent.
Read Insightful Filmmaker Interviews in our ZINE!
Check out our ZINE! Featuring twenty-four insightful interviews with festival filmmakers. Enjoy the newly added interviews with the directors of Internment (Albania), Tiempo De Lluvia (Mexico), Wheels (USA) and Mine 9 (USA). Thanks to our Asian Cinema consultant, Andy Marco, based in Shanghai, for conducting these interviews.
Tucson Welcomes Festival Filmmakers
Out-of-town visitors have a variety of choices when it comes to resting their heads after an exciting day at the Festival! Hotel Tucson, where cinematic legend John Wayne used to stay, the historical Hotel Congress, which housed and aided in the arrest of infamous bank robber John Dillinger, the Ramada Inn located on the modern streetcar line and Country Inn & Suites. Each hotel features discounted rates for anyone attending the Arizona International Film Festival. Watch here for more information and rates.
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