Filmstock at the Tempe Festival of the Arts!

If you missed online pre-sales for a show, tickets will be available at the door for $10/show! Keep scrolling down for full schedule and more information!

10% of all festival passes will go to benefit ALS Research! Click here to learn more!

Nearest Parking Garage:
117 E 5th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(Validated at Harkins Valley Art)

December 2nd-4th

Harkins Valley Art
509 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281

Filmstock Film Festival showcases some of the best filmmakers and actors in the world through the media of film and live performance! 

Taking place at the Harkins Valley Art Theatre on Mill Avenue during the Festival of the Arts, this three-day event includes over 60 films, a live actor's showcase, and get-togethers every day for chances to meet the filmmakers themselves!

This year we'll be offering fun day-time events, Festival of the Arts activities, a nighttime musical experience, and more! 

Ticket Prices (tickets go on sale October 28th):
Student (ID Required at Will Call) - $5
Single Show - $10
All-Access Pass - $55
All-Access Pass x2 - $90

FRIDAY, December 2nd, 2016

10:00AM - 5:00PM Filmstock Informational Booth!

Find our booth at the Tempe Festival of the Arts!

5:00PM - Filmmaker Reception at Low Key!

Join us for some drinks, meet other moviegoers, filmmakers and others at the bar at Low Key Piano Bar, located right next to the Harkins Valley Art! 

6:00PM - Postmarked Red Carpet Reception

Join us outside the Harkins Valley Art for a red carpet reception of the cast & crew of the amazing local Arizona feature film: Postmarked! Join the creators and walk the red carpet yourself!

7:00PM - Feature Film - Postmarked


An ordinary mail delivery route turns deadly for two mail carriers who may have seen too much. When everyone starts getting killed and taken hostage, and THEN things get completely out-of-control when a series of double-crosses and conspiracies are revealed in this dark comedy.


78 mins.

These nine amazing short films present a fun and heart-warming experience, tackling life's issues with goodwill and lots of heart and soul! Get your tickets today!

10:30PM - Friday Night After Party at Low Key Piano Bar!


Join us after the Comedy Shorts for a night of celebration at Arizona's favorite dueling piano bar on Mill Avenue! Festival Pass holders will have a special VIP area and drink privileges! 

SATURDAY, December 3rd, 2016

10:00AM - 5:00PM Filmstock Informational Booth!

Find our booth at the Tempe Festival of the Arts!

10:00AM - Actor's Showcase JR Red Carpet

Join us outside of the Harkins Valley Art and watch the participants of the Actor's Showcase, Jr walk the red carpet and tell us about themselves! Join them as you enter the showcase!

10:30AM - Actor's Showcase JR


For the first time, due to popular demand, the Filmstock Actor's Showcase is having it's first year for the Jr. competition!

This competition is open for actors between the ages of 7-17, and will have a spotlight during some of the most active hours of the Tempe Festival of the Arts on Mill Avenue!

71 mins.

These short documentary films will show you new, fresh perspectives on life, while introducing you to unforgettable characters from around the world! 

An offbeat chronicle of America's Golden Age of rock climbing before and after the controversial ascent of the Dawn Wall in 1970.

6:00PM - Actor's Showcase Red Carpet

Join us outside Harkins Valley Art to meet the participants of the 2016 Actor's Showcase! Each participant will get an opportunity to talk about their current projects, their craft and style, and have the content syndicated on Youtube! Join them on the red carpet, and strut your stuff as well!

7:00PM - Actor's Showcase


If you've ever wanted to see what actors go through behind the closed doors of an audition or if you're a an actor who's wanted to get seen in front of hundreds of people including directors, filmmakers, casting directors and more - our Actors Showcase is just the place to get in on all of the action! 

Contestants perform a prepared 2-5 minute piece ranging from dramatic to comedic to highlight their talent, after which they receive a re-direct from a special guest award-winning director to perform the piece a second time. 


70 mins.

Explore the darker side of cinema with these 7 short films. Experience gut-wrenching moments, along with tongue-in-cheek gallows humor!

10:30PM - After Party at B.A.C. Lounge


Join us after the Actor's Showcase & Horrr Shorts screenings for a next-level night of party! The BAC Lounge has a special Filmstock section for festival attendees, and Festival pass holders get access to our VIP lounge and specials on drinks! 


SUNDAY, December 4th, 2016

10:00AM - 5:00PM Filmstock Informational Booth!

Find our booth at the Tempe Festival of the Arts!

1:00PM - International Shorts

71 mins.

These seven short films from around the world explore fascinating perspectives on life, morality and our place in the world. Check out these short films and expand your horizons! 

While Berhudar was an honest locksmith in his neighborhood he learns that his father left him a huge debt and Berhudar finds himself in an adventurous situations. While he was trying to get rid of troubles his path cross with a girl and they need to find a solution together.

5:00PM - The Tikcus Closing Night Red Carpet

Come see in front of Harkins Valley Art for the Arizona Industry Red Carpet! Watch the members of the Arizona film community come out and represent their projects, organizations and accomplishment, and join them in the fun!


At Filmstock, we have a tradition. Take the best short films we can find, and toss them up into an amazing 90 minute showing! Come experience this year's amazing installment of Drama Salad!

9:00PM - Awards & Closing Night Party at Whiskey Row, sponsored by Tikucs

Awards ceremony and after-party at Whiskey Row in Tempe on Mill Avenue!