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May 18, 2017

  • Summer Block Busters  |   Video
    • For more than 40 years, American moviegoers have looked forward to summer blockbusters. It started with the movie “Jaws” in 1976. Before then, summer was a low point for movie theaters and filmmakers. We’ll hear about the history of summer blockbuster movies and how summer movies have become big money-makers for Hollywood from Kevin Sandler, an Arizona State University associate professor in Film and Media Studies.

February 9, 2017

  • Female Bullfighter  |   Video
    • Carmen Bermudez has lived a life worthy of a Hollywood script. She was born to a poor family in Costa Rica, and told her mother early on she wanted to become a bullfighter to escape poverty. She eventually reached her goal, and later in life her path led her to a career in finance. Bermudez also served as a Republican delegate from Arizona in 2004. Bermudez tells her story to Arizona Horizon host Ted Simons.

February 4, 2016

  • Movie Artist Edward Eyth  |   Video
    • Edward Eyth, a creative designer who’s worked on numerous Hollywood films including “Back to the Future,” is in town for POPnology, an interactive exhibit at the Arizona Science Center that celebrates and explores some of the greatest works of popular-culture inspired technological innovation and imagination. The exhibit will also look at how newly-inspired technology will impact our future. Eyth will discuss the exhibit and his work.

June 5, 2014

  • Arizona Artbeat: Hooray for Hollywood  |   Video
    • The Phoenix Art Museum is hosting the $1.5 million “Hollywood Costume” exhibit. It features more than 100 costumes, including Marilyn Monroe’s flowing dress from “The Seven Year Itch”, Darth Vadar’s black suit and cape from “Star Wars” and Judy The Phoenix Art Museum is hosting the $1.5 million “Hollywood Costume” exhibit. It features more than 100 costumes, including Marilyn Monroe’s flowing dress from “The Seven Year Itch,” Darth Vadar’s black suit and cape from “Star Wars” and Judy Garland’s blue-and-white gingham pinafore from “The Wizard of Oz.” Phoenix is the fourth and final stop for the exhibit, which returns to Hollywood after its Arizona run ends on July 6.

June 26, 2007

  • Made in Arizona: Filmmaking
    • Most people think of Hollywood when they think of movie making. Arizona also has a long history in film production. Our weather, diverse terrain, proximity to Los Angeles, and our states Motion Picture Production Tax Incentive Program are among the many reasons why filmmaking is a successful Made in Arizona commodity. We profile Arizona-grown filmmaker, Jeff Santo. Harry Tate, director of the Arizona Film Office and Barry Kluger, chair of the Arizona Film Commission, join the studio discussion.