Posts Tagged ‘faculty achievement’

Prof. Hans Charles is Nominated for an Emmy

Hans Charles, Head of Cinematography in the Film and Video Studies program at George Mason University, has been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Cinematography in a Nonfiction Program for 13TH with his co-Director of Photography, Kira Kelly. 13TH is nominated for 8 Emmys including Outstanding Documentary and Outstanding Director for Ava DuVernay. 13TH was…

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JAVA Premieres at RIFF

Poster art by Cameron Evans JAVA, the first short film produced in the Mason Film Lab, will make its film festival debut in competition at the Richmond International Film Festival on Saturday, March 4, 2017 12 p.m. at Bow Tie Movieland 2, headlining the International Shorts Spotlight 2 program. The Mason Film Lab began in…

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GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: 13th

Monday, February 13, 2017 4:30 PM to 7:15 PM Johnson Center, Cinema Free and open to the public Ava DuVernay’s documentary explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on how the nation’s prisons are disproportionately populated with African Americans. Q&A followed with Co-Director of Photography and Film and Video Studies faculty…

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Ava DuVernay’s 13th Debuts on Netflix on Oct 7

The New York Film Festival opens Friday, Sept 30, with 13TH by Ava DuVernay and will premiere on Netflix on Friday, October 7. Film and Video Studies at Mason professor of Cinematography Hans Charles is Director of Photography on this Netflix produced doc that focuses on the history of black oppression in the United States.…

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FAVS Welcomes New Faculty Lisa Thrasher

Join me in welcoming our newest full-time FAVS Faculty member to the program, Professor Lisa Thrasher – Assistant Professor of Producing and Business. Professor Thrasher brings with her 20 years of industry experience in Los Angeles. For ten years, she led production and education efforts at the independent production organization Power Up Films as President…

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FAVS Professor Hans Charles DPs New York Film Festival Opening Night Film

Congratulations to Film and Video Studies at Mason Professor of Cinematography, Hans Charles. Charles is Director of Photography on Ava DuVernay’s new documentary, The 13th, which will be the opening night film of the New York Film Festival at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. This is the first time a nonfiction film will open this…

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