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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

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Award Winners from Mason Fall Film Showcase

Fall Film Showcase

BEST OF FEST:
"Nick Smith: Just a Preview" by Clifton Jackson
BEST DRAMA:
"Disregarded" by Edwin Hernandez-Ventura
BEST COMEDY:
"November 19th" by Stephanie Jubiz
BEST DOCUMENTARY:
"Nick Smith: Just a Preview" by Clifton Jackson
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
"Visual Scar" by Sami Ahmed
BEST EDITING:
"Nick Smith: Just a Preview" by Clifton Jackson
BEST SOUND DESIGN:
"Visual Scar" by Sami Ahmed
AUDIENCE AWARD, BEST FILM:
"Nick Smith: Just a Preview" by Clifton Jackson

Pitch Awards
BEST DIGITAL PITCH: Ege Yildirim
BEST DELIVERY: Sumayya Al-Shingieti
BEST DOCUMENTARY PITCH: Scott Cooper
BEST STORY: Jennifer Panzera

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 | Email:favs@gmu.edu