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Message from the Director

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Giovanna Chesler, MFA
Director, FAVS

Dear Students,

This year in Film and Video Studies (FAVS) we celebrate how #FilmReveals. Whether this be documenting a critical story that has not been heard, or by exploring the perspective of a character in a fiction film, we celebrate the characteristics of the cinematic form that reveal. More

Next Event

Mason Fall Film Showcase
Friday, December 5, 3:00pm-9:30pm
Johnson Center Cinema

Program Overview

George Mason University is well-positioned to embrace the study of film and video within a degree program by virtue of an unusual synergy of faculty interests, space availability, and equipment. The FAVS program offers instruction in documentary production, business, and theory. The FAVS BA is housed in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and draws on faculty and course offerings from seven departments (Art and Visual Technology, Communication, English, History and Art History, Modern and Foreign Languages, New Century College, and Theater) located in the CVPA and the College of Humanities and Social Studies.

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Film and Video Studies Program | College of Visual and Performing Arts | George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MS 3E6 | Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-993-FAVS (3287) | Fax: 703-993-3175 |