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
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…Read More
Scene from the documentary CHINATOWN, directed by Yi Chen. Women in Film and Video continues its Locavore Film Series Wednesday, January 17, at 7:30 pm at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse. Screening will include Film and Video Studies Adjunct Professor Yi Chen’s documentary CHINATOWN. Tickets available here. Film and Video Studies Adjunct Professor Yi Chen.Read More
Giving Tuesday is a global day to support the programs that make a difference in your life and in your community. We hope that you consider Film and Video Studies at George Mason University one of those special places in the filmmaking community. Now, more than ever before, it is critical that we as artists…Read More