Film Festivals Around Arizona
Almost Famous Film Festival
A3F Incorporated supports film-making. in Arizona by providing film challenges and festivals that inspire its participants and the general public that view them.
Festival Months: February and October
Film Challenges Dates: Ongoing throughout the year
Arizona Student Film Festival
The Arizona Student Film Festival is open to students that have produced films, videos, documentaries and animation anytime while the filmmaker attended a recognized Arizona public, charter, or private educational institution. Filmmakers may be expected to provide proof of school attendance before advancing. Films can be in the Micro-short or Short categories.
Festival Month: January
Independent Feature Project
After debuting with a program in the 1979 New York Film Festival, the nonprofit IFP has evolved into the nation's oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, and also the premier advocate for them. Since its start, IFP has supported the production of 7,000 films and provided resources to more than 20,000 filmmakers' voices that otherwise might not have been heard. IFP believes that independent films broaden the palette of cinema, seeding the global culture with new ideas, kindling awareness, and fostering activism.
Film Challenges: Ongoing
International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival
The International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival is Arizona's largest genre Film Festival featuring competition and showcase films from both the Horror and Sci-Fi genres from all over the world. Our goal is to bring the freshest new films and emerging talent within the Horror & Sci-Fi genres.
Festival Month: October
Jerome Indie Film and Music Festival
We're the cool, eclectic film & music festival-party held in the world-famous ghost town of Jerome, Arizona every June. Once considered the wickedest town in the west and known as the most vertical city in America, the festival hopes to become known as the friendliest and most down to earth. We put the funk in festivals and defy definition. Join us great Indie films, music, parties and fun.
Festival Month: June
Phoenix Film Festival
The Phoenix Film Festival's mission is to promote the exhibition of works by filmmakers and conduct educational programs that teach the art of independent film-making.
Festival Month: April
Prescott Film Festival & Series
Independent film has found a home in Prescott! With monthly screenings throughout the year and a large event in August, this festival is for the true lover of independent film.
Festival Month: August
Film Series Dates: Ongoing throughout the year
Tucson Film and Music Festival
The Tucson Film & Music Festival celebrates the past, present and future of the Tucson, Arizona music and film-making. scene. TFMF's focus is on music-related content, as well as films and filmmakers with a connection to Arizona or the Southwest. The festival accepts documentaries, narrative features, shorts, and music videos.
Festival Month: October