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FAVS at 10

Join us for FAVS @ 10, a celebration of the past ten years of the Film and Video Studies program at George Mason University! The FAVS @ 10 is a full day of programming celebrating the growth of the program over the last decade and honoring alumni from the FAVS BA, FAMS minor and MAIS…

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Off the Wall 2018

George Mason – Off the Wall Highlight 2016 from Jim Folliard on Vimeo. OFF THE WALL Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Art and Design Building George Mason University Fairfax Campus Featuring the Mason Mural Project Mark your calendar now to experience Off the Wall, a benefit hosted by Mason’s School of Art,…

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Mason Giving Day

Mason Giving Day is next Thursday, April 5. Giving Day is a 24-hour giving celebration for all of Mason Nation. It’s a day for you to show your support by making a gift to a Mason program that resonates with you and we hope you’ll choose to support Film and Video Studies. Your donations will…

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Mason Film Festival 2018

Film and Video Studies is proud to announce our 6th Annual Mason Film Festival! Mark your calendars for a celebration of student filmmakers from the Film and Video Studies Program. All events are FREE and open to the public. Thursday, May 3 JC GOLD ROOM Staged Readings: 10:00am-2:30pm Lydia Scholl (short scripts) Roll for Persuasion,…

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Visiting Filmmakers Series: In Lorton’s Darkroom

In Lorton's Darkroom Trailer from Emma Pearce on Vimeo. GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series:In Lorton’s Darkroom Wednesday, April 4, 7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema The GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series presents  the short documentary screening of IN LORTON’S DARKROOM with discussion with filmmaker and photographer Karen Ruckman, producer Emma Pearce, and photographers Calvin Gorham and Michael Moses El. The…

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VIBRATIONS project seeks students

VIBRATIONS is a documentary series that profiles contemporary singer-songwriters and practitioners of traditional musical forms while revealing regional music cultures around the world. Inspirational in nature, Vibrations emphasizes the healing power of music and its ability to create positive individual and social change. In featuring musicians and their stories, we share how music is a…

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Technicolor Was Never Meant to be So White

Roosevelt @ Mason presents a panel and discussion Technicolor Was Never Meant to be So White Tuesday, February 27 7 pm, JC Cinema Since the #OscarsSoWhite campaign emerged two years ago after only white actors were recognized by the Academy for two years in a row, racial diversity in film has been a hot topic…

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Summer Film Camp Now Enrolling

Mason Community Arts Academy, formerly Potomac Arts Academy, is now enrolling for summer film camps. Join the exciting world of filmmaking with faculty, equipment and technology from the George Mason University Film & Video Studies program. Focus on both artistry and skill building with the creation, production and post-production of your own film, write a…

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Giovanna Chesler on the State of the Oscars

News at Mason speaks to Film and Video Studies Director and Associate Professor Giovanna Chesler on the state of the Oscars, #MeToo, #TimesUp and #OscarsSoWhite. Read the article: Mason professor assesses state of the Oscars.   See if any progress has been made since last year by reading Prof. Chesler’s assessment of the 2017 Oscars…

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Student Academy Award Winners

Student Academy Award Winners Wednesday, January 31 4:30-10 pm Free and open to the public. Join us for an evening of screenings of Student Academy Award Winners. Students are welcome to come for any part of the evening’s screenings. The Academy established the Student Academy Awards in 1972 to support and encourage excellence in filmmaking…

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