Posts Tagged ‘Student achievement’

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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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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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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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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Winners of the 2016 FAVS Fall Showcase

Fall seniors with professor Ben Steger. FAVS Fall Showcase Awards Congratulations to the winners of the FAVS Fall Showcase in December. The faculty, staff, board members and alumni were proud of the work presented by the graduating seniors. AWARDS FOR TECHNICAL MERIT Awards for technical merit are chosen from seniors completing their capstone work in…

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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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Meagan Arnold wins IndieCapitol Award

Meagan Arnold wins an IndieCapitol award. Congratulations to Meagan Arnold, winner of Best Student Film at the 2016 IndieCapitol Awards in Washington, DC. Her award winning film, Off the Field – A Documentary, also enjoyed a sold-out screening at Alamo Draft-house as well. Arnold designated that a portion of the proceeds from the screening benefited…

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Best of FAVS at the Virginia Film Festival

Keep on Steppin Through d. Omar Amalou For the second year in a row, Film and Video Studies is very excited to announce the Best of FAVS at the Virginia Film Festival! Saturday, November 5 11 am, Violet Crown C, Charlottesville The Best of FAVS Program at GMU returns to the Virginia Film Festival with…

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GMU Student Showcase at the Washington West Film Festival!

    Sat, October 22, 2016 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Bow Tie Cinemas Reston Town Center 11 & BTX 11940 Market Street Reston, VA   We are excited to announce the GMU Student Film Showcase at the Washington West Film Festival! Did you miss the Best of FAVS screening? If so, now is your…

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Best of FAVS!

  BEST of FAVS Friday, September 16, 2016 4 pm, Johnson Center Cinema Come see the future of independent film and experience a collection of nine stunning, hilarious and heartfelt short films produced by the students of the Film and Video Studies program.  Reception and a Q&A with the filmmakers to follow.   Screening (in…

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