Educational Resources

The Film and Video Studies Info Guide was specifically created forĀ Film and Video Studies (FAVS) majors. It contains recommended resources for research on film and video topics including key databases such as the Film and Television Literature Index and many multimedia industry news sources.

Part of the FAVS Info Guide, this page contains links to the Kanopy online, Films on Demand: World Cinema Video Collection, Black Studies in Video (North America), and Swank Digital Campus. These databases require sign in with a Mason account.

The Writing Center offers free writing support to Mason students, faculty, and staff. Accomplished graduate and undergraduate students provide face-to-face tutoring, online tutoring, and workshops. They work with writers through all stages of the writing process from brainstorming and organizing to revising and polishing. is an online collection of business, technology and creative skills taught by industry experts. Mason students, faculty and staff receive free access. Simply choose "Sign In," and choose "Sign in with your organization portal," enter "" and then proceed to login with your NetId and password. Video courses cover Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, After Effects and many more.

Mason students, faculty, and staff have free access to Rosetta Stone language-learning software. Follow the link to sign in through George Mason.