Film & Video Arts

Edmonton's Media Arts Community

THE FILM AND VIDEO ARTS SOCIETY OF ALBERTA (FAVA) is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that supports the production, exhibition and distribution of film, video and media art in Northern Alberta. From celluloid to 4K; narrative to experimental to documentary and beyond, we’re your one-stop DIY shop. For information on equipment rentals, events, classes and more about FAVA see the menus above. Explore the site – we’ve got videos, a member directory, a blog with posts from our membership, and more! And remember, there’s no such thing as a dead format.

FAVA FEST APRIL 19 & 22, 2016!

FAVA FEST 2016 celebrates film, video and media art in Northern Alberta. Mix and mingle with Northern Alberta’s filmmakers, see award-winning films, and take a gamble on our silent auction. We’ll keep the party going at FAVA GALA with a special live performance from The Hearts! You don’t want to miss all of this local talent. Get dressed to the nines and raise a glass to the best of Edmonton’s independent media art.

Featured Videos

What is FAVA?

Katrina Beatty

Eva Colmers

FAVA FEST 2016 – Outstanding Achievement Award

Larry Kelly

FAVA FEST 2016 – Outstanding Achievement Award

FAVA Gala 2016

Tom Gunia

logo-graphic-3DIY FAVA

Multiple Choice

What would you like to do?

B) Make something

C) Come see

Choose your topic below.

D) Contact FAVA

Main Office: 780-429-1671

Rentals: 780-424-4368

Contact 

CHECK OUT THE BRAND NEW

Membership Directory

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FRESHEST GEAR

the equipment you need

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YOU NEED LIGHTS

for camera and action

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FILM FAKED IT'S DEATH

it's alive at fava

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Navigating fava.ca

Select from the following tabs to navigate the main sections of this website. This site is organized by the main menu categories listed at the top of each page. Read more about each of the main sections of the menu and follow the links to the corresponding content.

FAVA

Broad Strokes / Brass Tacks

The 5 Ws of FAVA. Also A Calendar, News, and shout outs to the Community.

PROGRAMS

EVENTS

The To Do List

FAVA hosts a variety of events each year including: The FAVA Summer Party, Gotta Minute Film Festival, FAVA Holiday Party, FAVA FEST, Screenings.

MEMBERS

Join and Meet the Members

This section is for and about the membership and includes info on how to join as well as member profiles and works.

CONTACT

Get in Touch

Main Office: 780-429-1671

Rentals: 780-424-4368

Contact

BEST IN SHOW

logo-graphic-3CALENDAR

Check out all the upcoming events and activities at FAVA and in the community.

Check out some calendar categories:

July 2016
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
June 26, 2016

FAVA Free-for-all: Lighting

June 27, 2016 June 28, 2016 June 29, 2016 June 30, 2016

Atlantic Film Festival Extended Deadline

Edmonton Short Film Festival - Early Bird Deadline

Rainbow Visions Film Festival Early Bird Deadline

Telus Optik Local Fund Deadline

Whistler Film Festival Regular Deadline

July 1, 2016 July 2, 2016

EAC Project Grant for Individual Artists Deadline

July 3, 2016 July 4, 2016 July 5, 2016 July 6, 2016 July 7, 2016

Victoria Film Festival - Early Bird Deadline

July 8, 2016 July 9, 2016
July 10, 2016 July 11, 2016 July 12, 2016 July 13, 2016 July 14, 2016 July 15, 2016

Toronto Underground Film Festival Deadline

July 16, 2016
July 17, 2016

Optical Printing Workshop

July 18, 2016

Deadline to submit to Gotta Minute Film Festival

July 19, 2016 July 20, 2016 July 21, 2016 July 22, 2016 July 23, 2016
July 24, 2016

FAVA Free-for-all: Location Sound

July 25, 2016 July 26, 2016 July 27, 2016 July 28, 2016 July 29, 2016

Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival Deadline

July 30, 2016
July 31, 2016

Whistler Film Festival Late Deadline

Rainbow Visions Film Festival Regular Deadline

August 1, 2016 August 2, 2016 August 3, 2016 August 4, 2016 August 5, 2016 August 6, 2016

By the Numbers

4149+

+
Bookings

in 2014

330+

+
Rental Items

over $500

220+

+
Members

in good standing

85+

+
New Works

in 2015

FAVA Endowment Fund

Let's reach $100 000

The Society established an endowment fund in 2012 and has contributed to it in 2013, 2014, and 2015. The fund is administered by the Edmonton Community Foundation. The purpose of the fund is to create an investment resource that will help sponsor artist training, production and distribution far into Alberta’s future.

Endowment Fund (Goal $100 000)

25%

Increase in Donations (2012-2013)

27%

FAVA Annual Reports

Annual Report 2014

Annual Report 2013

© 2015 - FAVA (Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta)