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Welcome to the ASU Film Associations Org Sync page!

The ASU Film Association is the hub of networking for film students here at ASU and can assist and guide you will all of your filmmaking needs! Not a filmmaker? No worries! The ASU Film Association is open to all schools, majors, and disciplines!

Our major events include Press Play, 48 hour film competition and festival, the Horror Film Festival, and the ASU Student Film Festival!

In the Fall Semester of 2017-18 we will be meeting every Tuesday's at 7:40-8:40 in ART220 and we will also be co-hosting events with other clubs and organizations on other days of the week. Please refer to our calendar and social media for information on the latter.

All of our social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) are @asufilmmakers


President - Latavia Young

Vice President - Enrique Lopez

Vice President - Brenton Bender

Secretary - Eric Carlson

Networking Director - Dana Debretto

Creative Director - John Bresnahan

Creative Producer - Taylor Sterling

Technical Director - Daniel Samlaska

AFA Ambassador - Michael Morrisroe

AFA Ambassador - Brandon Sonju

Portal Information


The ASU Film Association is a club that supports student filmmakers and film enthusiasts. The AFA offers a one-of-a-kind networking experience where fellow filmmakers can come together and make creative work. We also offer assistance with script development, pre-production planning, equipment rental, and on-set guidance. Our member events include screenings of student films, workshops, crew fairs and Hollywood Invades Tempe! Skype sessions with real Hollywood filmmakers.


Special Interest

Please indicate the PRIMARY LOCATION that your student organization plans to be an active participate on for the 2016-17 academic year.


Primary population(s) served:
  • Undergraduate
1st OFFICER - Full Name

Latavia Young

1st OFFICER - Title

Usually President, sometimes Director/Chair, etc.


1st OFFICER Email
2nd OFFICER - Full Name

Enrique Lopez

2nd OFFICER - Title

Usually Vice President, sometimes Secretary/Treasurer, etc.


2nd OFFICER Email
3rd OFFICER - Full Name

Brenton Bender

3rd OFFICER - Title

Usually Secretary, sometimes Recruitment chair, etc.

Vice President

3rd OFFICER Email

Joseph Fortunato


Please use official "job title" with university

Sr. Lecturer




All ASU registered student organization must have a faculty or staff member serving as an advisor. By entering your advisor's email, they will automatically be sent an Advisor Commitment Form which they must complete for your registration.

This person MUST be a full- or part-time benefits-eligible faculty or staff member at ASU (the additional advisor may be a community member).

An Advisor Commitment Letter signed by the Advisor is a required part of finalizing the registration of your student organization. By entering their email, the Advisor Commitment Letter will be automatically sent to your advisor. Make sure to follow up with them to complete.