Posts Tagged ‘spring’

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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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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Mason Film Festival 2017

Mason Film Festival is back for its 5th year! May 4-6, 2017. All events are free and open to the public. Screenings will take place in the Johnson Center Cinema. Free tickets are required for the Saturday Senior Showcase ONLY. Tickets can be picked up in-person at the Center for the Arts Box Office or…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers: Visitor’s Day

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Visitor’s Day (Día de Visita) Wednesday, April 19, 2017,  7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema Documentary screening and discussion with director Nicole Opper Sixteen-year-old Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City for years before finding his way to Ipoderac, a unique group home and…

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Off The Wall

Join us to celebrate the visual arts at Mason! Explore the award-winning Art and Design Building and experience the visual arts at Mason as you’ve never seen them before. Engage with our talented students and faculty, enjoy delicious food and drink, and even take home art, all in support of much needed student scholarships and…

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Moonlight to screen April 13

Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actor Mahershala Ali as Juan. Moonlight Screening and discussion April 13 4:30pm Johnson Center C “Who is you, man?” Moonlight traces the journey of young Chiron, making his way through life in Miami. The film presents that journey in three chapters — “Little,” “Chiron,” and “Black” — with the character…

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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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ArtSpace Herndon presents Best of FAVS

Join us for a night of movies and popcorn! Best of FAVS returns for a second year to ArtSpace Herndon. Come see the future of independent film and experience a collection of nine stunning, hilarious and heartfelt short films including Beyond The Weld by Kyle Van Dyke, Cope by Alisa Posey, Goodnight, Me by Michael…

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