Archive for May 2016

Jennifer Cotto nominated for a Princess Grace Foundation award

Jennifer Cotto has been nominated for a Princess Grace Foundation award. The Princess Grace Foundation has a mission dedicated to identifying and assisting emerging talent in theater, dance, and film by awarding grants in the form of scholarships, apprenticeships, and fellowships.  Past winners for film include Cary Fukanaga (director Sin Nombre, Jane Eyre) and Greg…

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Digital Pitch winner and WIFV winners announced!

We are excited to announce more student winners from our Mason Film Festival. Amanda Bowen pitches her senior film to members of the jury. Congratulations to Amanda Bowen, Pitch Competition winner for Best Digital Pitch.  She also won for Best Pitch Delivery!   Clockwise: Blythe Dohey, Grace Wilber, Alisa Posey, Irem Dogancali We would also…

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Announcing: CVPA Convocation to Livestream!

FAVS Prof Hans Charles leads 2015 graduates. College of Visual and Performing Arts Convocation is this Friday, May 13 at 3:00pm at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts!   We are very excited to announce that we will Livestream the CVPA Convocation! Do you have family and friends who can’t be here? Invite them…

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Mason Film Festival!

BEST of FEST winner Nathan Garduno accepts his award. Congratulations to all filmmakers. This was a festival to remember! The quality and talent on screen was beyond remarkable. All faculty, staff, board members and alumni commend you on your cinematic excellence.   MASON FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS AWARDS FOR TECHNICAL MERITCinematography Kyle Van DykeEditing Sam Mercer…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series guest Khalik Allah featured in Mason News

Khalik Allah with The Washington Post’s Ann Hornaday. Khalik Allah with FAMS Director Dr. Cynthia Fuchs and with members of DKA. GMU Visiting Filmmakers series and Film and Media Studies brought filmmaker Khalik Allah to campus in April to present his film “Field Niggas.”  Read about his work as a cinematographer on Beyoncé’s new visual…

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