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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Almost Sunrise Monday, September 11, 6pm HUB Ballroom Documentary screening and discussion with director Michael Collins and producer Marty Syjuco Tickets are free and open to the public. Almost Sunrise follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the edge of…Read More
Best of Film at Mason Friday, September 15 5 pm, Johnson Center Cinema Free and open to the public, reception to follow Best of Film at Mason is a showcase of recent notable and award-winning films. From Senior capstone fiction work, to intermediate and beginning level documentary shorts, this program captures and celebrates the diversity…Read More
Film and Video Studies graduate Student Taylor Brown has been featured on George Mason’s website! Taylor is one of only five Division I women’s basketball players to be named to the 2016 Allstate National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Good Works Teams. On the court, in the classroom and…Read More
Congratulations to FAVS professor Ben Steger, who won Best International Feature-Length Documentary at the DOCfeed Festival this month for his film Stage Four: A Love Story. Steger traveled to the Netherlands to present his film, which has also won the Best Documentary award at the University Film and Video Association’s national conference and an International…Read More