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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Mason Film Festival 2017 – Announcing Festival and Academic Winners! Congratulations to all students for your strong screenings and staged readings during the Mason Film Festival. Thank you to the FAVS Advisory Board for jurying our competition and awarding Pitch Awards that will help students in their productions. And to Film and Media Studies, GMU…Read More
Clockwise from top: Janay Fleming, Marie Karkehabadi, Michael Kamel. Headshots: Erblin Nushi Women in Film & Video recognizes the excellence of Film and Video Studies seniors by awarding WIFV memberships to three graduates of this academic year. This year’s recipients are (clockwise) Janay Fleming (Screenwriting), Marie Karkehabadi (Directing), and Michael Kamel (Directing). Membership prizes are…Read More
Photo: Maurice C. Jones Film and Video Studies received a tremendous support during Mason’s first ever Giving Day on April 6. We raised nearly half our goal and we are happy to announce that if you missed the 24-hour window to contribute, you still have time! Mason has extended the giving campaign until July 30.…Read More
Congratulations to filmmaking team of PECULIAR SPRING, which has earned a 2017 Bronze Telly! The video was made as part of FAVS 399 – Music Video Experimentation, taught by Susan Kehoe. Executive Producer/ Director – Mary Rodrigues Producer – Shelby Giddings Assistant Director – Chuck Whalen Cinematographer – Robert Kreiling Camera – Cai Wang Editor…Read More
Allison McDaniel (center) with CVPA Director of Development Susan Graziano and University President Angel Cabrera. John Boal Photography On April 26, The George Mason University Alumni Association hosted its annual Celebration of Distinction dinner and award reception. The Celebration of Distinction event recognizes a distinguished alum from each of Mason’s academic units. Each year, the…Read More