The organizations that contribute to FAVA’s ongoing existence
Canada Council for the Arts
We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.
The Foundation exists to fund, encourage, and support the development of arts as a valuable contributor to quality of life in Alberta, and to maintain and expand the AFA art collection as a strategic resource for all Albertans.
The Edmonton Arts Council is a not-for-profit organization that supports and promotes the arts community in Edmonton. The EAC works to increase the profile and involvement of arts and culture in all aspects of our community life through activities that:
Invest in Edmonton festivals, arts organizations and individual artists through municipal, corporate and private funding.
Represent Edmonton’s arts community to government and other agencies and provide expert advice on issues that affect the arts.
Build partnerships and initiate projects that strengthen our community.
Create awareness of the quality, variety and value of artistic work produced in Edmonton.
Edmonton, the capital of Canada’s western Alberta province, sits on the North Saskatchewan River. Its significant historical eras are recreated at Fort Edmonton Park, featuring an 1846 fort and streets from 1885, 1905 and 1920. The city’s contemporary landmarks include the Royal Alberta Museum, with aboriginal-culture and natural-history galleries, and the futuristic-looking Art Gallery of Alberta, known for its First Nations art.
Edmonton Community Foundation (ECF) exists to help the people of Edmonton and area by encouraging philanthropy and funding charitable activities. Through contributions from donors, the Foundation assembles and administers permanent pools of capital so the returns can be perpetually reinvested in our community. The Foundation complements and supports other charitable agencies.
The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) is an artist-run centre that facilitates and supports the production, exhibition, distribution, and preservation of independent film, video and new media art in Northern Alberta.
FAVA’s vision is to offer excellent and nationally recognized resources and opportunities to a diverse community of artists, to create and showcase independent film, video and media art.
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)
Increase in Donations (2012-2013)
What is FAVA?
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 2013
Annual Report 2012
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