Phoenix Film Festival
|Phoenix Film Festival|
|Location||Phoenix, Arizona, USA|
Phoenix Film Festival is a festival that celebrates feature films and their creators. Started in 2000, the annual celebration takes place in the city of Phoenix, Arizona. The festival is a showcase for feature and short films from all over the world.
With the idea of starting a festival by filmmakers for filmmakers in Arizona, independent filmmaker Chris LaMont started the festival in 2001 with Festival Director Golan Ramras (2001-2003) and Program Director Greg Hall (2001 - current) and World Cinema Director Slobodan Popovic (2001 - current). Jason Carney has been the Festival Director since 2004. The Festival is run under the auspices of the 501(c)3 non-profit Phoenix Film Foundation. The Phoenix Film Festival is now the largest attended festival in Arizona. In 2013 it had 23,000 attendees. The festival has hosted many luminaries in the film industry such as Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick, Laurence Fishburne, Tom Arnold and Danny Trejo, as well as filmmakers Don Roos and Ken Kwapis, and featured Arizona premieres of Happy Endings, Mad Hot Ballroom and Loverboy.
- 2012 - Shuffle 
- 2010 - The Rivals
- 2009 - Lightbulb
- 2008 - Take
- 2007 - Little Chenier
- 2006 - Andrew Jenks, Room 335
- 2005 - Checking Out
- 2004 - Break a Leg
- 2003 - Melvin Goes to Dinner
- 2002 - Do It for Uncle Manny
- 2001 - Middlemen
- Phoenix Film Festival
- "Winners & Happenings at the 2013 Phoenix Film Festival!". Phoenix Film Festival. 7 April 2013. Retrieved 8 April 2013.
- Official website
- Google News Results for Search "Phoenix Film Festival"
- Phoenix Film Festival at the Internet Movie Database
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