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Kid’s Day at the Phoenix Film Festival


SATURDAY IS KIDS DAY AT THE 2017 PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL!

 

PHOENIX (March 22, 2017)- Saturday is Kids Day, at the 2017 Phoenix Film Festival. Kids Day will be taking place on Saturday, April 8th beginning at 9am and continue until 2pm.

Kids’ Day at the Phoenix Film Festival give children of all ages the chance to learn about the art of film.  Younger-festival patrons can color a movie poster also participate in a craft and story time event.  Older film fans can try their craft at acting, editing, and creating their own short films.  And everyone can feel like a Hollywood star when they get their picture taken on the red carpet and get transported into their favorite movie via a green screen, and spark their creativity as they explore books as movies.

 
The best part of Kids’ Day? Kids will receive a flash drive so they can take home their creations!

These age-appropriate stations allow kids to explore the filmmaking process from beginning to end, and every part in between!


Kids Day is presented by Steele Foundation, IFP Phoenix, Bookmans, University of Advancing Technology, Phoenix Public Library, and Valley Youth Theatre.

 

The 17th Annual Phoenix Film Festival occurs this year from Thursday, April 6th to Thursday, April 13th. Continually breaking attendance records since its inception, last year’s festival saw over

25,000 attendees and there are hopes to pull in even more film enthusiasts this year.  The week-long Festival will be held once again at Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre located at 7000 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85054. 

 

For movie lovers, this is an event that is not to be missed. Tickets and passes are on sale now and available through the Phoenix Film Festival website www.PhoenixFilmFestival.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phoenix Film Festival Ticket Center next to the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theatre. Tickets range in price from $13 for a single screening to $300 for a platinum pass.   For more information call 602-955-6444 or visit www.PhoenixFilmFestival.com.

The Phoenix Film Festival preps for another year!!

PHOENIX FILM FESTIVAL PREPS FOR 17TH YEAR!


PHOENIX (January 25, 2017) – It’s that time of year again!  The 17th Annual Phoenix Film Festival, occurring this year from its opening night on April 6th to its conclusion on April 13th, is rapidly approaching. Continually breaking attendance records since its inception, last years festival saw over 25,000 attendees and there are hopes to pull in even more film enthusiasts this year.  The week long Festival will be held once again at Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theaters located at 7000 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85054. 

If you are a movie lover, this is an event that is not to be missed. Tickets and passes go on sale February 23rd and will be available through the Phoenix Film Festival website www.phoenixfilmfestival.com. Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phoenix Film Festival Ticket Center next to the Harkins Scottsdale 101 Theater. Tickets range in price from $13 for a single screening to $300 for a platinum pass.  For more information call 480-513-3195 or go to www.phoenixfilmfestival.com.

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7000 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 1059  – Phoenix, AZ 85054

www.phxfilm.com Email: OFFICE@PHXFILM.com

The Phoenix Film Festival is a program of the

501c3 non-profit Phoenix Film Foundation

Phoenix Film Foundation Receives Grant

Phoenix Film Foundation to Receive $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

PHOENIX (December 13, 2016) – National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to the Phoenix Film Foundation in support of the 2017 Phoenix Film Festival. The Art Works category focuses on the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities through the arts.

“The arts are for all of us, and by supporting organizations such as the Phoenix Film Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts is providing more opportunities for the public to engage with the arts,” said NEA Chairman Jane Chu. “Whether in a theater, a town square, a museum, or a hospital, the arts are everywhere and make our lives richer.”

“We are thrilled and honored to receive a grant for the first time from the National Endowment for the Arts,” said Phoenix Film Foundation Executive Director Jason Carney. “To receive this grant from such a respected governmental agency is a great step forward for showcasing film as art within Arizona.”

The 2017 Phoenix Film Festival will take place April 6 – 13, 2017 at the Harkins Scottsdale 101 in North Phoenix. As Arizona’s largest film event, the Phoenix Film Festival screens over 175 films from new and emerging filmmakers and holds filmmaking seminars, parties and events for over 25,000 yearly attendees at the Harkins Scottsdale 101. More information about the Phoenix Film Festival and its education programs can be found at phxfilm.com.

The Phoenix Film Foundation, the organization that produces the Phoenix Film Festival, is dedicated to supporting and developing the artistic appreciation, educational opportunities and growth of independent film within Arizona. The Foundation’s primary functions through its programs are to promote the exhibition of independent films and conduct educational programs that teach the art of independent filmmaking, bringing new, emerging and established voices in film to the community

For more information on projects included in the NEA grant announcement, visit arts.gov/news.

7000 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 1059  – Phoenix, AZ 85054

www.phxfilm.com Email: OFFICE@PHXFILM.com

The Phoenix Film Festival is a program of the

501c3 non-profit Phoenix Film Foundation