Posts Tagged ‘fall’

Almost Sunrise

Almost Sunrise Monday, September 11, 6pm HUB Ballroom Documentary screening and discussion with director Michael Collins and producer Marty Syjuco Tickets are free and open to the public. Almost Sunrise follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the edge of…

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Cameraperson

GMU Visting Filmmakers: Cameraperson Thursday, September 28, 4:30pm Johnson Center Cinema Documentary screening and discussion with director Kirsten Johnson Free and open to the public What does it mean to film another person? How does it affect that person, and what does it do to the one who films? A boxing match in Brooklyn; life…

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Tickets on Sale Now for ARTS by George!

Tickets are on sale now for ARTS by George! ARTS by George! is an evening showcasing the extraordinary talents of students in Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts and will include screenings of student films, dance and theater performances, and much more. The evening will end with a performance by Broadway star Kelli O’Hara,…

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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 Board Spotlight: Melissa Houghton

R to L: FAVS Advisory Board members Melissa Houghton, Clara Kelly, Kathryn Van Wyk, Jon Gann and Film and Media Studies Professor Cynthia Fuchs deliberate as the Mason Film Festival Jury during our spring festival. Photo: Giovanna Chesler Spotlight on FAVS Advisory Board Member Melissa Houghton by Gabrielle Mitchell Melissa Houghton began her career working…

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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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Donate to FAVS for #GivingTuesday!

Best of FAVS Filmmakers travel to the Virginia Film Festival to screen their work. As we race through shopping season, celebrate #GivingTuesday by making a tax-deductible contribution to Film and Video Studies. Every dollar goes to enriching the work of FAVS students and continuing to make FAVS a great resource for alumni. Scholarships, gear purchases,…

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FAVS Fall Showcase

Film and Video Studies at Mason announces the FAVS Fall Showcase! This year’s Showcase is the biggest ever and will include undergraduate work in Web Series, Music Video Experimentation, and Documentary Directing and will screen the capstone works from graduating seniors, including a staged reading of capstone scripts, and exhibit works, papers and panels by…

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BiRDMAN LiVE Master Class

Free and open to Mason students. We are excited to announce the BiRDMAN LiVE Master Class with Grammy and Golden Globe-award winning percussionist Antonio Sanchez, composer of the original film score for Alejandro Gonzales Iñarritu’s BiRDMAN. Sanchez will present a lecture and Q&A on music, composition, and film on Friday November 18 at 3 pm…

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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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