Film and Videos Studies (FAVS) at George Mason University engages students in the creation, production and post-production of fiction, documentary and experimental styles of film and video and its parallel forms, including television, transmedia, mobile and web media through our interdisciplinary Bachelors of Arts degree.
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FAVS offers a Bachelor of Arts with concentrations in Producing and Directing, Cinematography, Editing and Sound, and Screenwriting.
Program emphasizes ethics, film and media studies, and business and industry practices.
FAVS students are winning awards at juried film festivals and are earning national professional industry awards.
Student showcases include the Mason Film Festival each spring, Best of FAVS in September, the Fall Film Showcase, and in FAVS spotlight programs at local film festivals.
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Almost Sunrise Monday, September 11, 6pm HUB Ballroom Documentary screening and discussion with director Michael Collins and producer Marty Syjuco Tickets are free and open to the public. Almost Sunrise follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the edge of…Read More
Best of Film at Mason Friday, September 15 5 pm, Johnson Center Cinema Free and open to the public, reception to follow Best of Film at Mason is a showcase of recent notable and award-winning films. From Senior capstone fiction work, to intermediate and beginning level documentary shorts, this program captures and celebrates the diversity…Read More
Tickets are on sale now for ARTS by George! ARTS by George! is an evening showcasing the extraordinary talents of students in Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts and will include screenings of student films, dance and theater performances, and much more. The evening will end with a performance by Broadway star Kelli O’Hara,…Read More
Hans Charles, Head of Cinematography in the Film and Video Studies program at George Mason University, has been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography in a Nonfiction Program for 13TH with his co-Director of Photography, Kira Kelly. 13TH is nominated for 8 Emmys including Outstanding Documentary and Outstanding Director for Ava DuVernay. 13TH was…Read More
Film and Video Studies is in search of a full-time Assistant Professor of Editing. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in editing practice and theory, video production, a senior capstone in editing for our students in the post-production concentration with additional responsibilities to include developing new courses. The search for this tenure-track position…Read More