Monday, December 31, 2018

Independent Film Arizona meeting January 8th: How to Make a Low-Budget Feature Film in Arizona


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Independent Film Arizona



IFA meeting:  Tuesday January 8th at 7 PM

How to Make a Low-Budget Feature Film in Arizona!
How to write a script for a feature film you can shoot in 21 days,
with one main location, eight characters, for under $80,000.
Guest Speaker - Chuck Williams

Chuck Williams is an Actor/Producer/Director/Writer with credits
on over 60 Films and Television shows.

He has worked as an assistant director alongside such Hollywood heavyweights as James Cameron, Rob Cohen, Kathryn Bigelow, John Badham, Penelope Spheeris, Jonathan Kaplan, David Fincher, Jim Kouf and a host of others.

Mr. Williams soon moved into producing. His films include the Sundance Channel's Eddie Presley, the action/adventure DOUBLE BLAST for HBO, The Telling for Showtime, Up Against Amanda for Roger Corman, William Shatner's Groom Lake for the Syfy Channel that was shot in Tucson, AZ and surrounding areas, and Jeff Burr's critically acclaimed World War II movie Straight Into Darkness, released by Universal Studios.

Chuck also produced the first American Lucha Libre film Mil Mascaras vs The Aztec Mummy and Killer Pad directed by Robert Englund.

Chuck co-directed/produced the critically acclaimed shocumentary Halloween . The Happy Haunting Of America with friend Daniel Roebuck who also co-hosted the Halloween favorite with Bob Burns. The DVD features Robert Englund, Alice Cooper, Tom Savini, Doug Bradley, and Angus Scrimm.

Chuck has finally gotten back to his first love - acting. Most recently he appeared opposite of David Duchovny, Carla Gugino in Showtimes Californication Season 4,5,6 and Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides with Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz. He also co-starred with Bruce Campbell in Don Coscarelli's Bubba Ho-Tep and The Carbon Copy with Jonathan Breck. Also Bryan Loves You with Tony Todd and George Wendt and Sundance's 2012 selection "John Dies At The End" with Paul Giamatti. 

Mr. Williams is CEO/Founder of Avondale Pictures with two movies now streaming online, "Shake Off the World" and "Amazed By You". He will be Directing/Writing a new Western for the company that will be shot in December of 2019 in Tucson, Arizona.


IFA Meeting - Tuesday January 8th at 7 PM at the JCC
3800 E. River Road (Near Dodge.  2nd Floor Multi-Purpose Room)
Welcome to our
Fimmakers, Performers, Industry Supporters!


Continuous Learning Series:

* SCENE STUDY - Mondays - 6 PM - 6 week Class

Jan 7-Feb 11, 2019

* ACTING FUNNY - Improvisation for Actors - Thursdays  6 PM

Jan 3-Feb 11, 2019
$175 for series of 6 classes or $300 for both series
Drop-in Class Rate $30.
Third From the Right Talent Agency
3225 N. First Ave (Ft. Lowell) Tucson, AZ 85719

Taught by: Genie Joseph

Great Networking Meeting




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