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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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…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More