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Updated October 2, 2017

Have Gear To Sell? Get A Table at APA Gear Expo!

Producers, cinematographers, sound engineers, gaffers and grips - THIS IS FOR YOU! Independent movie makers, writers, directors and story tellers looking for production gear to create your masterpiece - check this out!

"GEAR UP" and join APA for our first annual Gear Expo, the largest gathering of production personnel in Arizona! Buy and Sell used equipment. Interested in new gear? Come and meet with reps and watch demos from manufacturers. Meet local Grip companies, Rental houses, Resellers and more. Food trucks will be on site as well!

APA Gear Expo will be held at North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix (southeast corner of Central Avenue and Bethany Home Road) in the Fellowship Center on the northeast side of the campus. (NOTE: This is a NON-SMOKING facility.)

Plan now to join the APA, your fellow crew members and the rest of Arizona's production community on Saturday, October 14, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Whether you just want to attend the event for FREE, want to sell new or used equipment, want to bring a grip truck or demo some products, you need a ticket!

APA Members receive discounts on rental spaces, as do Non-Members who offer discounts to Members.

MEMBERS: Please visit this link for your tickets to attend, sell and/or demo:

NON-APA Members: Here's your link to sign up to attend, sell or demo:

If you're an individual interested in selling your used gear or a company wanting to sell new equipment and/or exhibit your products and have questions, please email:

Hope to see you all at the largest gathering of gear and crew in Arizona!

Updated September 5, 2017

Producer Needed at Sneaky Big!

SNEAKY BIG Studios is one of Arizona's largest and most technologically advanced production facilities. Located in Scottsdale and encompassing over 15,000 square feet, this fully integrated facility offers the perfect setting for television and commercial shoots, rehearsal and recording sessions, web/media production, press conferences, corporate training/videos, music videos, post production and video editing, color correction, photography and events.
We are looking for a Producer to be an integral member of the team who will help in all aspects of video production. Your mission is to inspire, collaborate and maximize all the capabilities of Sneaky Big Studios.
• Prepare estimates for TV Ads/films/videos/and other creative executions
• Optimize budgets to always ensure high production values
• Work with outside producers to prep larger scale or out-of-market bids
• Negotiate rates and fees with outside vendors
• Negotiate rates and fees with talent agents
• Schedule productions
• Break down shoot days/ prep shot by shot schedules
• Collate all production invoices and work with AP for payments
• Create "Wrap Books" with all invoices/payments/shoot related items
• Commitment to execute projects on time, on budget and on brand
• Manage "Client Expectations" in regards to creative, execution and deliverables
• Deliver outstanding customer service
• Ten plus years of experience in producing TV commercials, corporate films, and other video content
• Outstanding leadership, team building and organizational skills; A keen eye on details
• Excellent communication skills internally and externally with clients
• Possess highly effective negotiating skills
• Be able to work under pressure calmly and effectively and to tight deadlines
• Exceptionally skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities
• Must be a good listener and a positive force for all team members
• Self-motivation to grow core competencies; resourceful

Sound like the perfect job for you? Please apply at:




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