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FAVS Announces WIFV Membership Winners

Clockwise from top: Janay Fleming, Marie Karkehabadi, Michael Kamel. Headshots: Erblin Nushi Women in Film & Video recognizes the excellence of Film and Video Studies seniors by awarding WIFV memberships to three graduates of this academic year. This year’s recipients are (clockwise) Janay Fleming (Screenwriting), Marie Karkehabadi (Directing), and Michael Kamel (Directing). Membership prizes are…

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FAVS Giving Day Campaign Extended

Photo: Maurice C. Jones Film and Video Studies received a tremendous support during Mason’s first ever Giving Day on April 6. We raised nearly half our goal and we are happy to announce that if you missed the 24-hour window to contribute, you still have time! Mason has extended the giving campaign until July 30.…

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Music Video Wins Bronze Telly

Congratulations to filmmaking team of PECULIAR SPRING, which has earned a 2017 Bronze Telly! The video was made as part of FAVS 399 – Music Video Experimentation, taught by Susan Kehoe. Executive Producer/ Director – Mary Rodrigues Producer – Shelby Giddings Assistant Director – Chuck Whalen Cinematographer – Robert Kreiling Camera – Cai Wang Editor…

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Allison McDaniel Receives CVPA’s Distinguished Alumni Award

Allison McDaniel (center) with CVPA Director of Development Susan Graziano and University President Angel Cabrera. John Boal Photography On April 26, The George Mason University Alumni Association hosted its annual Celebration of Distinction dinner and award reception. The Celebration of Distinction event recognizes a distinguished alum from each of Mason’s academic units. Each year, the…

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Mason Film Festival 2017 Award Winners

Mason Film Festival 2017 – Announcing Festival and Academic Winners! Congratulations to all students for your strong screenings and staged readings during the Mason Film Festival. Thank you to the FAVS Advisory Board for jurying our competition and awarding Pitch Awards that will help students in their productions. And to Film and Media Studies, GMU…

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Support FAVS on April 6 for Mason Giving Day

George Mason University announces its first ever day of giving! From midnight through 11:59 p.m. EST on April 6, we invite all of Mason Nation to show your Patriot pride and make your mark at Mason by making a gift. Giving Day will be a day for alumni, students, and friends everywhere to join together…

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Lori Yi Named a Mason Top 10 Advisor of the Year

FAVS Academic Advisor, Lori Yi, has been named a Top 10 Academic Advisor of the year out of 300+ advisors at George Mason University.   Here is what some of the students had to say:   She is just the best.   Because she is always there when we need her, ALWAYS. And because she always…

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Reflections on Sundance

FAVS major Zoe Peters volunteered for Sundance for a second year in a row. Read her reflections on the volunteering for the festival, the Women’s March in Park City, and watching “Reservoir Dogs” for the first time with Quentin Tarantino in her guest blog for Women in Film & Video DC.

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Two FAVS Alumni to Screen at RIFF

Scene from EARLY Directed by Alisa Posey. Two Film and Video Studies alumni will be represented at the Richmond International Film Festival on March 2 in the University Spotlight program. EARLY, a short documentary about artist Kevin Earley’s struggle with mental illness directed by Alisa Posey, and SOUTHERN HUSTLE, a dark period fiction directed by…

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