Arizona Film Expo At TENWEST

Meet with representatives from production and distribution companies, state and local officials, convention and visitors bureaus, tourism and more

Tucson, Ariz. – Tired of seeing film production fly over or drive past our state? The Arizona Film Expo (AFE) has been created to put Arizona back on the filmmaking map. This inaugural event, hosted as part of TENWEST Festival, will provide a venue for all Arizona film industry professionals to come together for networking, education and business deals, as well as interaction with state and local officials, supporting industries and students; a place to bring all the potential stakeholders in the film industry together in one place.

The event is set to take place from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701. Tickets are $35 and are available at www.tenwest.com. Discounts are available for members of the military, students, employees of nonprofit organizations; members of SAG-AFTRA and IATSE may contact AFE for their discount code.

Workshops and panel discussions will take place throughout the day in the Coconino, Cochise and Mojave Rooms, and will include agents, publicists, casting agents, producers, directors, actors and more.

We are also pleased to host the Inaugural Arizona Film & Media Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony from 6-8 p.m. in the Copper Ballroom. Our keynote speaker will be Arizona Film Commissioner Matthew Earl Jones, followed by the awards presentations. This year’s inductees will be: Romaine Fielding Sr. (posthumous), Lubin Manufacturing Company, Tom Mix (posthumous), Robert Shelton (posthumous), Old Tucson Studios, Red & Margie Wolverton, Gary Clarke, Barbara Eden and Steven Spielberg.

For more information, please see www.tenwest.com and www.arizonafilmexpo.com.

.

Read More

TENWEST 2020 Shifts to Spring 2021
Event Materials

Creating “impact” is one of the central values of TENWEST festival. In the six years of the festival we have grown exponentially– each year bringing our community together to build solutions for our nation’s biggest challenges.  Currently our nation faces…

Liz Pocock April 10, 2020
Flourishing during The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Festival Insights, Opinion Leadership

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the technological advances it brings are changing our lives as politicians, business leaders, and academics try to keep up. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is here. As the physical, digital, and biological worlds collide through…

Dre August 23, 2019
“The Weight of Ideas” Interactive Installation: 2019 Results
Uncategorized

As part of the 2019 festival, TENWEST organizers hired artist Amy Jorgensen to create a collaborative art piece aimed at demonstrating if we are a cities of do-ers or dreamers. The below is a summary of the findings. Read more…

Dre November 19, 2019
The Weight of Ideas: an Interactive Art Installation About Your Community Impact
Guest Post

How do the individual community members of the city of Tucson promotepositive and impactful change? Not everyone can run for office orengage in urban planning, and very few have time to engage inmeaningful civic activism or advocacy. This installation attempts…

Dre October 9, 2019
TENWEST Moves Towards Zero Waste
Festival Insights

Did you know the average conference attendee averages around 61 pounds of waste a day?! With TENWEST occurring over 10 days and expecting thousands of attendees, that really adds up. In our mission to continue to make an impact, the…

Liz Pocock October 6, 2019