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Winners of the 2018 Mason Film Festival

LtR: Hannah Looney; Logan McKennah Brown; Erik Muendel, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Brightline Interactive; Lindsey Oblitey; and Stephen Gentry. (Not pictured: Kaidan Blackmer) Thanks to a donation from Brightline Interactive, our Film and Video Studies festival jury gave monetary awards to filmmakers in the Best of Fest (Spring and Fall), Best Drama, Best…

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Best of Film at Mason

The Best of Film at Mason Highlighting award-winning student films Friday, September 7th 3-5 pm, Harris Theatre Free and open to the public The Best of Film at Mason is a showcase of recent notable and award-winning films. From heartfelt to heartbreaking intermediate and Senior fiction films, to poignant intermediate and beginning level documentary shorts,…

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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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