News & 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. You can also find industry news, as well as APA-specific news, on this page.


7 Ways to Stay Mentally Strong in the Film Industry

By Judy Moore - The film industry needs to put more emphasis on mental health.  Everyone who works in the industry knows that it’s a high-stress business with erratic work schedules and unemployment periods that can last for...

March 24, 2021 READ MORE


SPOTLIGHT ON - Saunders Staley of Flying Robot

* Primary production role/s:  Aerial and Ground Cinematographer/Photographer; Part 107 Remote Pilot; Camera Operator; Director of Photography  * What is your professional background (major job positions you've held and where)? Graduated...

March 23, 2021 READ MORE


Discounts on Rapid COVID-19 Testing

MedStar Now Provides COVID Rapid Testing - MedStar Solutions is proud to inform the production community that we are now able to perform COVID Rapid Testing. This COVID-19 Antigen test is a less invasive nose swab that is given at your location...

March 11, 2021 READ MORE


What's Next? Get on an Arizona Set!

We're holding a free virtual event for anyone looking to get their foot in the door of the Arizona production community. Students, recent graduates, or anyone curious about how to get a start in the industry are welcome to attend! The event will ...

March 10, 2021 READ MORE