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news: "Ladies 'Film' Night Out" Shorts Selected

November 1, 2017
Shorts were submitted from around the state for this year's event that celebrates female filmmakers in Arizona. The submissions were then viewed and scored by a judging panel comprised of women film pros in Arizona. The main criteria for the submissions was that at least one of the following key positions was held by a woman - Producer, Director, Director of Photography, Editor, or Screenwriter.

The following submissions were selected to be screened at this year’s event, in no particular order:

“Interrogation” – by Gail Colvin & Marcia Schaeffer "Erebus" – by Shelia Patterson “Kitty” – by Stephanie Lucas “La Familia” – by Vique Rojas “Men on Menopause” – by Gail Colvin & Marcia Schaeffer “Strangely Grim” – by Angela Houston “Small Happys” – by Lee Quarrie “Specter” – by Julia Vollaro “Double Vision” - by Gail Colvin & Marcia Schaeffer “Little Shadow” – by Elizabeth Grace “Spleen Cake” – by Michelle Leigh Blau “Unfinished Work” – by Stephanie Lucas “Hot Flash” by Gail Colvin & Marcia Schaeffer “Funny Business” – by Vique Rojas “Hateful Bearer” – by Toni Ross “Anniversary” by Gail Colvin & Marcia Schaeffer

While this is a "don't miss" night for ladies, men are also encouraged and welcome to attend.

The Arizona Production Association presents the 4th Annual “Ladies ‘Film’ Night Out” on Friday, November 17, at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second Street in Scottsdale. Socializing begins at 6:00 pm; the film event at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20 for APA Members; $25 for General Admission in advance; $30 at the door, which includes light appetizers, the film screenings, the filmmaker Q&A and casting a ballot for your favorite short! This event has SOLD OUT in prior years, so get your tickets now! Tickets are available online at:

The 4th Annual “Ladies ‘Film’ Night Out” is sponsored by Broadcast Rentals; Reel Men; Sneaky Big Studios; Laurie Fagen (in Memory of Geoff Hancock); DYNAMIC! Productions, LLC; Postal; Randy Murray Productions and Jim Collette.