Almost Famous Film Festival Challenges Phoenix Filmmakers in Its 10th Year

If you're looking to flex your filmmaking muscles or catch some of the Valley's up-and-coming movie talent, look no further than the Almost Famous Film Festival. The local nonprofit, founded by brothers Jae and Kai Staats, is celebrating its 10th year in challenging local film teams to make movies in 48 hours.

With scholarship programs and free workshops, the A3F is much more than just a bi-annual event. Jae Staats explains his favorite parts of the event, what his goals are for the organization and what he's looking forward to when teams will take the 48-hour challenge again this year from February 14 through 16.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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