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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Sat, October 22, 2016 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Bow Tie Cinemas Reston Town Center 11 & BTX 11940 Market Street Reston, VA We are excited to announce the GMU Student Film Showcase at the Washington West Film Festival! Did you miss the Best of FAVS screening? If so, now is your…Read More
GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series presents: A Conversation with Christine Vachon Wednesday, Sept 28, at 7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema A discussion of the groundbreaking filmmaker’s career, the evolution of Queer Cinema, and future directions in film with Film and Video Studies Director Giovanna Chesler Christine Vachon is a storyteller, producer, and co-founder of Killer Films. With…Read More
Through the Trees’ Eyes production still. Congratulations to Through the Trees’ Eyes, which has been awarded was just awarded a bronze Cinema in Industry Cindy Award. The FAVS crew included Jason Gillian, Hannah Looney, Cameron Perrier, Logan McKennah Brown and Austin Crooch and was made as part of Susan Kehoe’s Web Series course.Read More
The Winners of the 37th Annual Telly Awards were announced this summer. With over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, we are excited to announce that Studio A: Cheryl Furjanic is a winner of a 2016 Bronze Telly for Film/Video! Film and Media Studies presented Furjanic and her film Back on Board:…Read More
Join me in welcoming our newest full-time FAVS Faculty member to the program, Professor Lisa Thrasher – Assistant Professor of Producing and Business. Professor Thrasher brings with her 20 years of industry experience in Los Angeles. For ten years, she led production and education efforts at the independent production organization Power Up Films as President…Read More