Friday, January 05, 2007

Tucson: Open Filmmaker Mixer, Monday and ShortFest news

Sent: Thursday, January 04, 2007 5:28 PM
Subject: [IFASA] Filmmaker Mixer, Monday, 15 January, 6-8 PM, Hotel Congress

Let's start the year off right with an mixer at Hotel Congress for everyone
involved in making films.

Date: Monday, 15 January
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Location: Lobby of Hotel Congress

This is a chance to mingle with other filmmakers, actors, crew, and anyone
else who is excited about making independent films in southern Arizona.
Bring you business cards, headshots, and resumes and hand them out to
everyone you meet. This is how you get to work on as many films as

Feel free to order food off the menu and drinks from the bar (and pay for

Spread the word to all other film folks. See you there.

If you have any questions, please contact Brian Mulligan, mclaff9@earthlink
or 349-8249.

For Immediate Release

January 4, 2007

Call for Films for 2007 ShortFest;

Free Preview Party January 23

The film submission process is now open for the 2007
ShortFest  Arizonas truly independent short film festival. The 2007 ShortFest offers thousands of dollars in filmmaker prizes,
and Arizona filmmakers can enter their films for free. Complete details and
a downloadable submission form are at

Film fans are also invited to a free preview of the 2007 ShortFest on
Tuesday, January 23, from 7-8pm at Club Congress (311 E. Congress St.). All
ages are welcome and admission is free. Samples of films from the ShortFest will be screened, along with the premiere of the
outrageous gore-comedy short film Vote For Zombie  which was shot at Club

Entering its second year, the ShortFest packs filmmaker
seminars and extensive film screenings into one day. The 2007
ShortFest is April 14 at the Gallagher Theater on the University of Arizona
campus. Admission for the entire festival is only $10.

The ShortFest is a unique festival because it is created and
directed by working professional filmmakers, and hours of films from the
festival  available for free  are available on the Web at

Last years ShortFest included films and filmmakers recognized by the Emmys
and Oscars  this years festival is already slated to feature Star Trek
producer and writer Andre Bormanis as a keynote speaker.

Presenting sponsors for the 2007 ShortFest include The Hanson
Film Institute and The Arizona Daily Star, and supporting sponsors include
Avid Technologies, Inc., The Gallagher Theater, and The Tucson Film Office.

Complete submission information and free streaming films:

Media contact: festival director Timothy Gassen (520) 319-9848

Tucson Theatre Announcements List
Archive and subscription information on

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