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



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.

The Tour


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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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.


Broad Strokes / Brass Tacks

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



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.


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.


Get in Touch

Main Office: 780-429-1671

Rentals: 780-424-4368


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