HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS

Hanson FilmTV Institute Selected Events

2003 - 2010

  • Numerous grants and sponsorship funds to filmmakers, UA scholars, and film organizations, 2003 - 2010

  • Cine Mexico with Actress/Producer/Writer Yareli Arizmendi and Director/Actor/Writer Sergio Arau in partnership with The Loft Cinema, February 3, 2004

  • Native Eyes Film Showcase in partnership with the Arizona State Museum, filmmakers in attendance include Nanobah Becker (Navajo), Billy Luther (Navajo), Blackhorse Lowe (Navajo), Tracey Deer (Mohawk), Georgina Lighting (Samson Cree), Dustinn Craig (Apache), Bennie Klain (Navajo), Velma Craig (Navajo), 2004 – 2010

  • Screening of Edge of America with Director Chris Eyre (Cheyenne/Arapaho) in partnership with the Arizona State Museum and The Loft Cinema, 2004

  • Guest speaker Producer Christine Vachon in partnership with Wingspan Film Festival, March 11, 2005

  • Sponsorship of screening of Twist of Faith with Director Kirby Dick in partnership with The Loft Cinema, April 1, 2005

  • Visiting Filmmaker Producer/Writer/Director Brian Levant in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, April 1, 2005

  • Sponsorship of the screening of The Girl from Monday with Director Hal Hartley in partnership with The Loft Cinema, May 20, 2005

  • Latin America Film Series with Cinema Tropical in partnership with The Loft Cinema, July – October, 2005

  • Workshop by Elizabeth Weatherford, September 26, 2005

  • “Male Subjectivity in American Indian Film,” a seminar with Native American filmmaker Larry Blackhorse Lowe (Navajo) in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 2, 2005

  • Visiting filmmaker/animator Bill Plympton in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 14, 2005

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director/Producer Beto Goméz, Director/Actor/Writer Sergio Arau, Actress/Producer/Writer Yareli Arizmendi, Actor/Editor/Producer Diego Cataño, Writer/Director Jonás Cuarón and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2006

  • Screening of Oscar Micheaux film Within Our Gates with Historian Pearl Bowser and in partnership with the UA Martin Luther King and Black History Month Celebration Committee and The Loft Cinema, January 22, 2006

  • The Art of Pitching Workshop with Lorna Soroko, 2006 & 2007

  • In person: Roger Corman, director, producer, and actor in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 27, 2006

  • Screening of Trudell with Native American Director/Activist John Trudell (Santee) in partnership with Arizona State Museum and The Loft Cinema, March 24, 2006

  • Cinematography Workshop: The Roles Within the Professional Camera Crew with Cinematographer Gonzalo Amat in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, July 21, 2006

  • Editing for Film Presentation with Editor/Filmmaker Nadav Kurtz in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, September 5, 2006

  • In person: Dennis Leoni, Latinx writer, producer, director in partnership with the UA College of Fine Arts, October 30, 2006 

  • AFI (American Film Institute) project, 20/20 “Touring Films & Filmmakers,” November 15, 2006

  • A Dialogue with Native American Director Chris Eyre (Cheyenne & Arapaho) in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 17, 2006

  • Advanced screening of Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple with noted African American Director Stanley Nelson in partnership with the UA Martin Luther King and Black History Month Celebration Committee, 2006

  • “Great Hollywood Directors,” a seminar with film historian Max Alvarez, March 3, 2007

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director/Producer Beto Goméz, Producer Yissel Ibarra, Cinematographer/Director/Writer Andrés Léon Becker and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2007

  • NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) Latino Producer’s Academy & Documentary Training in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, Summer 2007 – 2010

  • “Marlboro Man and the Drug Culture of the Fifties,” a presentation by media critic Mark Crispin Miller in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, October 25, 2007

  • Screenings of Killer of Sheep and To Sleep with Anger with noted African American Director Charles Burnett, 2007

  • Native Youth Filmmaking Workshop on the Tohono O’odham Nation in partnership with the Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum taught by Director Nanobah Becker (Navajo), 2007

  • Presentation on Producing VFX with Fox Studios Executive John Kilkenny in partnership with the UA College of Fine Arts, January 31, 2008

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Producer Frida Torresblanco, Photographer Eniac Martínez and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2008

  • “A Night at the Movies,” Film Programming in partnership with the Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum and the Tohono O’odham Community College, February – June, 2008

  • U.S.-Mexico Border States Conference with special guest Producer Frida Torresblanco in partnership with the UA Center for Latin America Studies, March 27, 2008

  • Native Youth Filmmaking Workshops in partnership with Ha:san Preparatory and Leadership School and UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2008 - 2010

  • Script Writing Seminar, 2008

  • Doing Your Doc Seminar with Fernanda Rossi, October 10, 2008 

  • Assistant Director Training Seminar with Craig Huston in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2008 – 2010

  • Sneak preview of Role Models with Producer Scott Stuber, October 17, 2008

  • In class presentation with Producer Scott Stuber in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, October 17, 2008

  • UA Alumni Industry Reunion in Los Angeles in partnership with the UA College of Fine Arts and School of Theatre, Film & Television, October 2008 – 2010

  • Free Seminar with Digital Effects Supervisor/Cinematographer Peter Kozachik, January 5, 2009

  • A Conversation with Actor Chaz Palminteri in partnership with Broadway in Tucson and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, January 27, 2009 

  • “The Talkies Come to Town” event in partnership with UA Libraries at the Fox Tucson Theatre, February 27, 2009 

  • Tucson Film Industry Summit with Film Tucson, March 9, 2009 

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Producer Frida Torresblanco, Writer/Director Jonás Cuarón, Director/Producer Rudy Joffroy, and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2009

  • Sneak preview of We Shall Remain with Native American Filmmaker Julianna Brannum (Cherokee) in partnership with Arizona Public Media, 2009

  • Visiting industry professional Brad Slater, agent at William Morris Endeavor, in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television April 6, 2009

  • Presentation & Mentoring of BFA Students by Production Designer Joseph P. Garrity in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2009 – 2010

  • Conference: “In Our Own Voice, African American Filmmakers Oscar Micheaux, Spike Lee, and Noland Walker” with Filmmaker Noland Walker, Historian Pearl Bowser and Scholar John Howard in person, February 3, 2010

  • Visiting industry professional Jennifer Breslow, VP of Drama Development for ABC, in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 19, 2010

  • Film and Television Development Workshop with Lorna Soroko, March 2010

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Director Mariana Chenillo, Director/Producer Ana Paola Rodriguez España, Director/Editor/Producer Natalia Almada, Ambulante Documentary Film Festival Outreach Coordinator Amanda Sucar, and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2010

  • Screening of The Invisibles, four short documentaries, directed by Gael Garcia Bernal and Marc Silver with Marc Silver in person in collaboration with the UA Center for Latin America Studies, August 15, 2010

  • Producer of Fusion! A gala event celebrating the creation of the new UA School of Theatre, Film & Television in partnership with the College of Fine Arts, November 12, 2010

  • Inside Track Panel #1, Breaking and Entering: The New State of the Entertainment Industry in partnership with Film Tucson and Lorna Sorko, with Producer Scott Stuber, Producer/Writer Peter Murietta, Writer Benjamin Lobato, Producer Antonia Ellis, Studio Executive John Kilkenny and Talent Manager Matt Luber, November 13, 2010

 

2011 - 2016

 

  • Artist in Residence film/video artist Peter Rose: Class presentations, Public presentation “Transformative Visions of the Landscape” and a workshop in partnership with the Biosphere 2 and the UA Institute for the Environment, January, 2011

  • Presentation & Mentoring of BFA Students by Production Designer Joseph P. Garrity in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2011 – 2017

  • Sponsor of “Sci-fi Meets Immigration” screening of Sleeper Dealer with Director Alex Rivera in partnership with UA Department of Spanish & Portuguese, February 3, 2011

  • NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) Latino Producer’s Academy & Documentary Training in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, Summer 2011 – 2014

  • Film and Television Development Workshop with Lorna Soroko, March 2011

  • Doing Your Doc Seminar with Fernanda Rossi, December 6, 2013

  • Assistant Director Training Seminar with Craig Huston in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2011 – 2016

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director/Producer Beto Goméz, Producer Martha Sosa Elizondo, Writer/Director/Producer Carlos Hagerman, Producer Yissel Ibarra and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2011

  • Native Eyes Film Showcase in partnership with the Arizona State Museum, filmmakers in attendance include Nanobah Becker (Navajo), Billy Luther (Navajo), Blackhorse Lowe (Navajo), Tracey Deer (Mohawk), Georgina Lighting (Samson Cree), Dustinn Craig (Apache), Bennie Klain (Navajo), Velma Craig (Navajo), 2011

  • Inside Track Panel #2, Web Series – The New Way In? in partnership with Film Tucson and Lorna Sorko, with panelists Ruth Livier, Julia Grob, Barrett Garese, and Mark Gantt, October 14, 2011

  • Screening of Ghosted with Director Monika Treut in partnership with LesbianLooks and the UA Institute for LGBT Studies, October 27, 2011

  • DocScapes presents a screening of Apache 8 with Producer/Director Sandy Zeig in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, December 9, 2011

  • The Art of Pitching Workshop with Lorna Soroko, 2012 & 2013

  • Inside Track Panel #3: Creating a Great TV Series: From Idea to Development to Production in partnership with Film Tucson and Lorna Sorko, panelists Joe Port, Lisa Roos, Jennifer Breslow, and Robert Myman, February 18, 2012

  • Pitch Fest Tucson in partnership with Film Tucson, 2012 – 2013

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director/Editor Viviana García Besné, Cinematographer/Editor Martha Uc, Director/Actor/Writer Sergio Arau, Actress/Producer/Writer Yareli Arizmendi, Producer/Director/Writer Trisha Ziff, Producer/Director/Writer Yulene Olaizola, Producer Alistair Tremps, Producer/CEO Canana Films Julian Levin and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2012

  • Restored Alfred Hitchcock Films at the Fox Tucson TheatreRear Window, Vertigo, The Bird, Psycho, Summer 2012

  • Arizona Film Industry Town Hall: The Power of Film Incentives to Create Jobs and Economic Development presented with Film Tucson, August 16, 2012

  • To Sidney, With Love, Favorite Films Starring Sidney Poitier: To Sir with Love & In the Heat of the Night at the Fox Tucson Theatre, September 15 & 16, 28 & 29, 2012 

  • Inside Track Panel #4: Agents & Managers: What They Do and How to Get One in partnership with Film Tucson and Lorna Sorko, panelists Michael Cooper, Matt Luber, Brad Slater and Troy Zien, October 26, 2012

  • Sneak Preview of historic silent film Daughter of Dawn with Native American Composer David Yeagley (Comanche) in partnership with the UA School of Music, February 18, 2013

  • Script Writing Seminars, 2013 & 2015

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director Rafael Gómez, Producer/Director/Editor Carlos González García, Director/Writer/Editor Omar Foglio, Actor/Director/Writer Jesús Ochoa, Writer/Director/Producer Kyzza Terrazas, Cinematographer/Editor Martha Uc, Director/Writer/Editor Carlos Bolado, Producer/Director Jonathan D. Amith, Director/Actress/Writer Jacaranda Correa, Actor/Theatre Producer Jorge Correa, Actress Carmen Beato, Cinematographer/Writer Pablo Ramírez Durón, Director/Producer/Writer Patricia Martínez de Velasco, Producer/Director Ana Paola Rodriguez España, and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2013

  • Sneak preview screening of Who is Dayani Cristal? with Director Marc Silver and Dr. Robin Reineke, Executive Director Colibri Center for Human Rights, July 16, 2013

  • Doing Your Doc Seminar with Fernanda Rossi, December 6, 2013

  • DocScapes Workshop “Documentary Development” presented by Editor James Klein in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, January 31, 2014

  • Advanced Screening of The State of Arizona with Director Carlos Sandoval in partnership with NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers) and Arizona Public Media, 2014

  • Workshop by Editor Aaron Wickenden in partnership with UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2014

  • German Studies Colloquium Series, “Traces of Memory: Representation of the Holocaust in German Feature Films” with Historian Uta Larkey in partnership with the UA Department of German Studies, March 7, 2014

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Actor Gonzalo Vega, Director/Writer/Editor Omar Foglio, and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2014

  • Bisbee Film Festival, One People One Planet in partnership with the City of Bisbee and the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum, with guest filmmakers Mike Majoros, PJ Raval, Lisa Molomot, Omar Foglio, Jacob Bricca, Louis Alvarez, Andy Kolker, and Jonathan VanBallenberghe, 2014

  • Class Presentation with Producers/Directors Luis Alvaraz and Andy Kolker in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2014

  • DocScapes screening of Cesar’s Last Fast with filmmaker Richard Ray Perez in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 17, 2015

  • DocScapes workshop “Working with Historians and Archives” presented by Richard Ray Perez in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 17, 2015

  • DocScapes screening of The Homestretch in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, April 1, 2015

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director/Producer Beto Goméz, Writer/Director Rafael Gómez, Producer/Director/Editor Carlos González García, Producer Walter Von Borstel and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2015

  • TV Writing Workshop with Executive Producer/Writer Peter Murrieta in partnership with UA Creative Writing Program, 2015

  • Improvisation Workshops for UA Theatre Students led by Executive Producer/Writer/Improv Performer Peter Murrieta in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2015

  • Bisbee Film Festival, One People One Planet in partnership with the City of Bisbee and the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum, with guest filmmakers Harrod BlankChristina IbarraMaureen GoslingChris SimonAaron Wickenden, Beverly Seckinger, Yuri Makino, Jonathan VanBallenberghe, and Jim Klein, and guest speakers Dr. Joshua GleichDr. Bradley Schauer, and Dr. Mary Beth Haralovich, 2015

  • DocScapes screening of Dreamcatcher with Producer Lisa Stevens and Brenda Myers-Powell in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, September 22, 2015

  • World Premiere screening of The Wounaan Trilogy with Director Elizabeth Kennedy and Associate Professor at the University of Georgia Dr. Julie Velazquez Runk, October 2 & 4, 2015 

  • DocScapes screening of Land of Opportunity with filmmaker Luisa Dantas in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 5, 2015

  • DocScapes workshop “Web-based Interactive Media” presented by Luisa Dantas in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 6, 2015

  • Inside Track Panel #5: Where’s the Money? How to Finance an Independent Film in partnership with Film Tucson and Lorna Sorko, with panelists Jonathan Deckter, Maren Olson, Glen Mastroberte, and Matthew Rhodes, December 4, 2015

  • Visiting artist Experimental Filmmaker Peter Rose, with a screening of Towards a 6th Dimensional Cinema in partnership with the UA College of Fine Arts and the Biosphere 2, February 10-12, 2016

  • DocScapes screening of Disruption with filmmakers Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, March 3, 2016

  • DocScapes workshop “Building Solidarity: Documentary as a Strategy for Human Rights Activism” presented by Pamela Yates and Paco de Onis in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, March 4, 2016

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director Celso García and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2016

  • Hanson Dialogues: A Conversation on Diversity and Opportunity in Hollywood with Film and TV Producer Moctesuma Esparza and Producer/Writer Peter Murrieta, April 29, 2016 

  • DocScapes screening of The Bad Kids with editor and UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Professor Jacob Bricca in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 1, 2016

  • DocScapes workshop “Documentary Editing: Strategies for Making the Most of Your Material” presented by Jacob Bricca in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 4, 2016

  • Inside Track Panel #6: GET REAL: Breaking into Reality in partnership with Film Tucson and Lorna Sorko, Panelists Ryane Belafsky, Nir Caspi, Anthony Michaels, and Josh Murphy, December 2, 2016 

 

2017 – 2020 

 

  • Docscapes screening of Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 2, 2017

  • Assistant Director Training Seminar with Craig Huston in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2017 – 2018

  • DocScapes screening of Finding Oscar with Director Ryan Suffern, Producer Scott Greathead, and Journalist Ana Arana in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 22, 2017

  • DocScapes screening of Tickling Giants in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, March 8, 2017

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director María José Cuevas and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2017

  • Talk with Writer/Director Maria José Cuevas in partnership with UA LGBT Institute, 2017

  • Sponsor of the Girl Crush film showcase created by UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Assistant Professor Dr. Anna Cooper, a class visit and screening of Drunktown’s Finest with filmmaker Sydney Freeland, March 29, 2017

  • DocScapes screening of The Journey including a Skype discussion with filmmaker Matthew Cassel led by UA Associate Professor Leila Hudson in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, April 6, 2017 

  • “This Is The Way We Begin And End Things: A Conversation About Poetry & Film” with Ofelia Zepeda (Tohono O'odham) and Jonathan VanBallenberghe in partnership with UA Poetry Center, April 25, 2017

  • Neo Noir: Denzel Washington, double feature screening of The Mighty Quinn (1989) and Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) at the Fox Tucson Theatre, September 16, 2017

  • World Premiere of Off the Street with Filmmaker Jere Michael and Artist Bernard Stanley Hoyes, moderated by UA Associate Professor Dr. Bryan Carter, October 17, 2017

  • DocScapes workshop “Documenting the Undocumented: Producing and Distributing Short Films about Immigration” presented by Theo Rigby in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, March 3, 2017 

  • How to Audition for TV Workshop for UA Theatre students with Brenda Kelly Grant, VP Talent and Casting, ABC Entertainment in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2017 & 2018

  • How to Audition for TV Workshop for community actors with Brenda Kelly Grant, VP Talent and Casting, ABC Entertainment, 2017 & 2018

  • Producers Club Salon with special guest Brenda Kelly Grant, Vice President, ABC Talent & Casting, November 21, 2017

  • Three editions of Exhibition on Screen: Goya with introduction by UArizona Professor Dr. Malcolm CompitelloThe Artist’s Garden; and Rembrandt, in partnership with the UA Museum of Art, December 2017 – February 2018

  • Sponsorship of on-campus visit by experimental filmmaker Jon Jost in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, January 17, 2018 

  • Producers Club Exclusive: Casablanca Chat at the Fox Tucson Theatre with guest speaker Producer Victoria Lucas, February 10, 2018

  • Intern Industry Round Table at William Morris Endeavor hosted by WME agent Brad Slater, July, 2018 & 2019

  • TV Sitcom Lab with Producer/Writer/Director Brian Levant, 2018 – 2020

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Director Cristina Herrera Bórquez, Director Natalia Beristáin, Director Diego Ros, Writer/Director/Producer Beto Goméz, Writer/Director/Editor Viviana García Besné and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2018

  • DocScapes screening of Quest: A Portrait of an American Family with editor Lindsay Utz in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, March 29, 2018

  • DocScapes workshop “Thinking Like an Editor: How to Turn 400 Hours of Footage into a Film” presented by Lindsey Uta in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, March 30, 2018

  • Hanson Producers Club Brunch with Industry guest Joseph Garrity, Head of Production Design, American Film Institute, April 29, 2018

  • Curated film series “On the Road with Women Independent Directors,” in partnership with the UA Center for Creative Photography: Border Radio with Director Allison Anders; The Hitch-Hiker; and Meek’s Cutoff with guest UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Assistant Professors Dr. Joshua Gleich, and Dr. Anna Cooper, September 2018 - October 2018

  • Class Presentation by Director Allison Anders in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2018

  • DocScapes screening of the documentary Call Her Ganda with Director PJ Raval in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 2, 2018

  • DocScapes workshop “Documentary Cinematography and Point of View” presented by PJ Raval in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 2, 2018

  • Documentary Story Strategies Workshop with Fernanda Rossi, November 9-10, 2018

  • Screening of the restored classic The War of the Worlds (1953) at the Fox Tucson Theatre with Producer Arnold Leibovit and UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Professor Dr. Bradley Shauer, November 17, 2018

  • Producers Club Holiday Salon, November 29, 2018

  • World Premiere Screening of Waaki with Filmmaker/Photographer Victor Masayesva Jr. (Hopi) and indigenous rights activist Mariano Estrada Aguilar (Tzeltal), January 31, 2019

  • Class presentation by Filmmaker/Photographer Victor Masayesva Jr. (Hopi) and indigenous rights activist Mariano Estrada Aguilar (Tzeltal) in partnership with the UA School of Anthropology, January, 2019

  • DocScapes screening of The Unafraid with filmmakers Heather Courtney and Anayansi Prado in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 21, 2019

  • DocScapes workshop “Directing Verité Documentaries” with filmmakers Heather Courtney and Anayansi Prado in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 22, 2019

  • Tucson Cine Mexico presented in partnership with Cinema Tropical with Writer/Director/Producer Xavi Sala, Producer/Cinematographer Carlos Rossini, Writer/Director/Producer Beto Goméz, Producer Martha Sosa Elizondo and Carlos Gutiérrez (Cinema Tropical), 2019

  • Class presentation by Producer Martha Sosa in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, 2019

  • Producers Club Spring Salon with Director Jonathan VanBallenberghe, May 9, 2019 

  • Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival: Celebrating Indigenous World Cinema in collaboration with Northern Arizona University, with guest Filmmakers Morningstar Angeline (Navajo, Shoshone, Chippewa Cree, Blackfeet), Dr. Elizabeth Castle (Pekowi), Christopher Nataanii Cegielski (Navajo), Dustinn Craig (Apache), Stacy Howard (Navajo), Blackhorse Lowe (Navajo), Drew NicholasDeidra Peaches (Dine), Donavan Seschillie (Navajo), and Sarah Del Serone (Navajo), July 24-28, 2019

  • Producers Club Exclusive First Blood chat with Assistant Director of the film Craig Huston, August 31, 2019

  • TV Comedy Pilot Table Read: School Spirit with Director Brian Levant, UA Film & Television Students and local actors, in partnership with TENWEST Impact FestivalFilm Tucson and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, October 17, 2019

  • Moving Panels: Comic to Screen panel with Writer Steven Grant, Producer Matt Skiena, Producer Erik Olsen, and Producer/Comic Book Creator/UA Professor Shane Riches, in partnership with TENWEST Impact FestivalFilm Tucson and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, October 18, 2019

  • DocScapes workshop “Building Trust, Gaining Access: Working with Documentary Subjects” presented by Lisa Molomot in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 1, 2019

  • DocScapes screening of Waking Dream with Filmmaker Theo Rigby and film participant Marisol in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, November 20, 2019

  • DocScapes screening of Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America with filmmaker Jen Giloman in conversation with UA Professor of History Benjamin Lawrence in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 27, 2020

  • DocScapes workshop “The Many Roles of the Documentary Producer” with Filmmaker Jen Gilomen in partnership with Professor Beverly Seckinger and the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, February 28, 2020

  • Free Webinar “The Making of The Infiltrators” with Directors Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera presented with Film Tucson, June 19, 2020

  • Free Webinar Panel “New Rules for TV Development and Pitching: How to Successfully Pitch Your Project” with panelists Jennifer Breslow, Chris Davis, Peter Murietta, and Shiela Walcott, moderated by Lorna Soroko and presented with Film Tucson, July 17, 2020

  • Script Coverage Workshops with Producer and Development Consultants Victoria Lucas and Susan Slonaker in partnership with the UA School of Theatre, Film & Television, April, May & October, 2020

  • The Business of Casting Webinar with Ayo Davis and Brenda Kelly Grant in partnership with Film Tucson, November 13, 2020

 

 
 
 
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"The Hanson FilmTV Institute allowed me to grow as a professional in the film and television industry by giving me hands-on experience working with industry professionals." 

 

—Ashley Kelton,

UA School of Theatre, Film & Television Alumna