Archive for November 2016

FAVS Board Spotlight: Melissa Houghton

R to L: FAVS Advisory Board members Melissa Houghton, Clara Kelly, Kathryn Van Wyk, Jon Gann and Film and Media Studies Professor Cynthia Fuchs deliberate as the Mason Film Festival Jury during our spring festival. Photo: Giovanna Chesler Spotlight on FAVS Advisory Board Member Melissa Houghton by Gabrielle Mitchell Melissa Houghton began her career working…

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FAVS films at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse

The Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse will be hosting “A Night of Indie Movies” on Wednesday, November 30, at 7 pm with FAVS student and alumni showing their work. Shorts include In Safe Hands, directed by current FAVS student Erblin Nushi and FAVS alumni films The Last Supper, directed by Ryan Hill; Playthings, co-directed by Brian…

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Donate to FAVS for #GivingTuesday!

Best of FAVS Filmmakers travel to the Virginia Film Festival to screen their work. As we race through shopping season, celebrate #GivingTuesday by making a tax-deductible contribution to Film and Video Studies. Every dollar goes to enriching the work of FAVS students and continuing to make FAVS a great resource for alumni. Scholarships, gear purchases,…

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FAVS Fall Showcase

Film and Video Studies at Mason announces the FAVS Fall Showcase! This year’s Showcase is the biggest ever and will include undergraduate work in Web Series, Music Video Experimentation, and Documentary Directing and will screen the capstone works from graduating seniors, including a staged reading of capstone scripts, and exhibit works, papers and panels by…

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BiRDMAN LiVE Master Class

Free and open to Mason students. We are excited to announce the BiRDMAN LiVE Master Class with Grammy and Golden Globe-award winning percussionist Antonio Sanchez, composer of the original film score for Alejandro Gonzales Iñarritu’s BiRDMAN. Sanchez will present a lecture and Q&A on music, composition, and film on Friday November 18 at 3 pm…

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