FAVA is in the Ortona Arts Armoury at 9722 102 Street, near downtown Edmonton.
FAVA is in the Ortona Arts Armoury at 9722 102 Street, near downtown Edmonton. It’s a large two-story brick building, formerly a Hudson Bay Building and the H.M.C.S. Nonsuch. The building is nestled in the heart of Edmonton’s beautiful river valley. There is a large gravel parking lot on the south side of the building. As much as possible try to park against the south wall of the building. Parking is free. FAVA’s main offices are on the second floor of the building at the end of the north hall. The production offices are on the main floor at the end of the north hall. Just follow the signs.
FAVA – Ortona Arts Armoury
9722 102 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0X4 Canada
Monday through Friday 10am – 6pm Closed for lunch 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Main Office: 780-429-1671 Rentals: 780-424-4368
From the South
Follow Gateway Boulevard up to the end and turn right onto Saskatchewan Drive. Take your first left down the hill on Queen Elizabeth Park Road. You’ll pass by the Kinsman Sport Centre on your left and continue across the metal bridge (Walterdale Bridge). Turn right onto Rossdale Road, you’ll pass Telus Field on your right. Turn Right onto 97 Ave and then take your first left (uncontrolled intersection) onto 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your left.
From the East
Follow Baseline Road (101 Ave.) until it becomes 98 Ave. You’ll pass the pyramids (Mutart Conservatory) on your left, cross the James MacDonald bridge, and soon after turn right onto 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your left.
From the West
Follow Stony Plain Road until it becomes 104 Ave, turn right on 109 Street, continue until you get to the Legislature (on your left) and turn left into the tunnel under the Legislature (97 Ave.). After you exit the tunnel you’ll pass through 4 controlled intersections in quick succession before turning left across 97 Ave. at an uncontrolled intersection onto 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your left.
From the North
Follow 97 Street all the way to Jasper. Turn left on Jasper, then turn right on 96 Street. Turn right again on Grierson Hill, follow it down the hill and merge into Rossdale Road, cross the overpass and turn left on 102 Street. The Ortona Arts Building will be on your right.
FAVA has over 5000 square feet of operational space in the Ortona Arts building and a significant portion of that is packed with facilities that are available to our members and the greater artistic community. Get to know some of our facilities by selecting from the following posts.
Analogue Editing Suite
August 14, 2015
Optical Printer Suite
August 14, 2015
FAVA ECF Video
June 26, 2015
June 24, 2015
June 24, 2015
Davici Resolve Suite
June 23, 2015
FAVA’s values are the core set of beliefs to which the organization prescribes. They are an indication of what we believe to be important tenets of our existance.
Developing a national identity as a centre of excellence, which supports media arts artists.
Staying true to the spirit of independent filmmaking.
The importance of story telling.
Providing access to all means of technology and exhibition methods.
Protecting and maintaining access to traditional filmmaking processes.
Empowerment of artists.
Maintaining equipment for members, so they can continue to commit to quality, craftsmanship and art.
Welcoming, including and respecting all who come to FAVA.
Partnerships with other communities, organizations, and initiatives.
Preserving a collection of our members’ works.
Having an engaged presence in the community.
FAVA Annual Reports
Annual Report 2016
Annual Report 2015
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