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Why Shoot In Arizona?

Cast, Crew, Equipment, Studios - they're ALL Here

  • The Arizona Production Guide has over 500 verified listings of everything you need - use it to find the best Arizona talent & tech

Arizona Advantages

  • Immediate Savings: Film costs are significantly less than many other locations
  • Locations: Every type of outdoor location, plus fully equipped studios 
  • Shoot Sooner: We're just a short drive or flight away
  • Sun, Sun & More Sun: Over 300 days of sunshine each year & moderate temps


"Gear Up for Fall" Mixer

Join us on Wednesday, September 26, from 4-7 pm at the Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill in Scottsdale as we "gear up" for a great production season in Arizona! Enjoy Happy Hour specials on drinks and appetizers until 6:00 pm, and network with other industry professionals. RSVP Now or for more info, View News >

Upcoming Events

The APA hosts membership and networking events throughout the year including meetings, meet ups with speakers and FREE Happy Hours. We also periodically offer both hands-on industry workshops and educational forums, as well as other special events. View Events >

State Film Offices

The Arizona Office of Film and Digital Media works to bring productions that will positively impact state and local economies through job creation, travel and tourism. Reach them at 602-845-1200 (ext. 5) or Other local film offices are listed on our Resources page.