Archive for April 2016

FAVS Workshop Series: Planning Your Festival Strategy

Monday May 9th 430-6pm, CFA Grand Tier III with FAVS Program Director / Associate Professor and filmmaker Giovanna Chesler You made a film! Now what? How do you begin a festival strategy that goes beyond the dream of Sundance? Learn about festival programmers and what they do, portals for submitting films to fests, important considerations…

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Cafe Kreyól to Screen at NoVA Film Fest

Cafe Kreyól Director: Scott Cooper 12 min., Documentary Cafe Kreyól will screen at the 2nd Annual Northern Virginia International Film & Music Festival on Monday, April 25. Congratulations, Scott! Northern Virginia International Film & Music Festival Monday 4/25 @7pm Block Angelika Film Center 2911 District Ave, Fairfax VA http://www.novafilmfest.com/

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Incoming Freshmen: Apply to the Arts Living Learning Community

Incoming FAVS freshmen, have you applied to live in the Arts Living Learning Community?  The Arts Living Learning Community (LLC) is a unique residential opportunity for freshmen majoring in the visual and performing arts. Hurry to apply now the deadline is May 1st! Through specialized interactive programming, students in the Arts LLC explore innovation and…

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Mason Film Festival 2016

MASON FILM FESTIVAL FAVS is proud to announce our 2016 Mason Film Festival.  Now in its fourth year, the Mason Film Festival showcases outstanding filmmakers of the Film and Video Studies program. #MFF2016 #filmconnects Please see below for the line up of Senior Showcase works! All events are in the Johnson Center Cinema unless otherwise…

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Meagan Arnold Featured by Students as Scholars

FAVS Student Meagan Arnold has been featured by Students as Scholars for her work with the School of Art on the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here (AMSSH) project. Read the article here. Students as Scholars is Mason’s initiative to support undergraduate research and creative activity, both within and beyond the classroom. The Office of Student Scholarship,…

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FAVS Presents 4 Exciting Films at OFF THE WALL

Keep on Stepping Through d. Omar Amalou FAVS is excited to present four excellent films at OFF THE WALL!  Get your tickets today! PREFLEXIA d. Sean Leister-FrazierKEEP ON STEPPING THROUGH d. Omar AmalouBEYOND THE WELD d. Kyle Van Dyke & Amanda BowenDEATHBED d. Logan McKennah Brown Mark your calendar now to experience OFF THE WALL…

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Yi Chen’s Chinatown to Screen at Little Washington Film Festival

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 2:30pm The Theatre at Washington, Virginia 291 Gay Street, Washington, VA 22747 Chinatown Dir. Yi Chen (Documentary, 27 minutes) An intimate portrait of three Chinese-American residents living in a gentrified community behind the largest Chinatown archway in the nation. Established in the 1880s, Washington D.C.’s Chinatown had been disrupted over…

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Classic Cinema Series: 400 Blows

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 4:30 pm Johnson Center Cinema Cinema Classic Series: 400 Blows France, 1959. 99 min Dir: François Truffaut Free and open to the public. Film and Video Studies is excited to present a new screening series in collaboration with its course FAVS 225 – History of World Cinema.  The Cinema Classic Series…

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