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Brad Pitt Eats A Sandwich

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Someone other than Brad Pitt eating a sandwich

(Photo credit: Karen Politano) This past Wednesday (02/12/2020), the Arizona House Ways and Means Committee convened to hear HB2385 (TPT; reimbursement; motion picture production), which is a proposed bill to reimburse sales tax on movie productions as an incentive to attract more production work into Arizona. As a member of the AZ Film & Media […]

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Meet Your AFMC Board: Don Livesay

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This is part of an ongoing series of articles by and with members of the board of the Arizona Film & Media Coalition (AFMC). We hope this series will help you learn about the things we do. If you like what you read, please consider joining our cause: In today’s AFMC board member bio, we’ll […]

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Who’s That Guy in the Lobby?

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This is one of our occasional articles intended to educate our readers about the many aspects of AFMC’s activities. If you were to ask us what sort of entity the Arizona Film & Media Coalition is, we’d say that the AFMC is a lobbying organization focused on job creation and the revitalization of the entertainment […]

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Meet Your AFMC Board: Judy Moore

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This is the third of a series of articles by and with members of the board of the Arizona Film & Media Coalition (AFMC). We hope this series will help you learn about the things we do. If you like what you read, please consider joining our cause: In today’s AFMC board member bio, we’ll […]

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Meet Your AFMC Board: Harry Tate

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This is the second of a series of articles by and with members of the board of the Arizona Film & Media Coalition (AFMC). We hope this series will help you learn about the things we do. If you like what you read, please consider joining our cause: Harry Tate, a.k.a. “H.T.”, is an Executive […]

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Meet Your AFMC Board: John Stewart

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This is the first of a series of articles by and with members of the board of the Arizona Film & Media Coalition (AFMC). We hope this series will help you learn about the things we do. If you like what you read, please consider joining our cause: Hello everyone, my name is John Stewart, […]

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We Need Your Help With Something That Affects You

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To all Friends of Film & Media in Arizona, we need your HELP with something that affects you, your family and your very livelihood! The State of Arizona finally has a new State Film Office! The Arizona Office of Film and Media will work to showcase the state as a premium destination for entertainment industry […]

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Low Hanging Fruit From A Very Tall Tree

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Half the battle is won. Through persistence and necessity, through compromise and trust, through the acquisition and allocation of generous seed funding, the Arizona Office of Film & Media has become a reality! Heading this, our new and improved state film office, is Matthew Earl Jones, a gentleman whom I’ve known for over a decade, […]

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Welcome, Studio 48! So Now What?

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Yesterday (Dec. 1st), I waited impatiently for the expected public announcement of the newly-formed Arizona Office of Film and Media, a.k.a. Studio 48. I was impatient because, one of my responsibilities on the Arizona Film & Media Coalition (AFMC) is to keep the website up-to-date. Not knowing what the announcement would specifically say — it […]