Archive for August 2016

A Conversation with Christine Vachon

GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series presents: A Conversation with Christine Vachon Wednesday, Sept 28, at 7:30pm Johnson Center Cinema A discussion of the groundbreaking filmmaker’s career, the evolution of Queer Cinema, and future directions in film with Film and Video Studies Director Giovanna Chesler Christine Vachon is a storyteller, producer, and co-founder of Killer Films. With…

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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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