Access to Artists

peer-to-peer instruction and mentoring

Program Description

Looking to learn how to use a specific piece of equipment or brush up your your skills in a certain area? If there isn’t a class or a workshop covering what you are interested in learning, FAVA members can contact our Director of Programming at programming@fava.ca, to set up one-on-one, member-to-member training through our Access to Artists program.

Payment Policies

Payment details are arranged through FAVA Programming.

Reach Out

Contact FAVA Programming and tell us what you’d like to learn.

We’ll do our best to connect you with the right member.

 

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Recent Programs Blog Postings

Education Brochure

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Equipment List

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Upcoming Classes

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Video Kitchen

This is our introductory class. It is a prerequisite to Main Course. Video Kitchen provides a creative place to explore and express your ideas visually.

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Acting

for Screenwriters & Directors

This is your chance to move from one side of the camera to the other. and figure out what exactly you’re asking your actors to do!

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Producing

Learn how to make a project “go!” in this wide-ranging intensive class, led by industry experts. Sign up for the full class or take individual modules.

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Screenwriting

Got a screenplay you’re itching to write? Develop your short or feature film script or one-hour teleplay in an intense but supportive workshop setting.

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Main Course

This is our intermediate production class. Participants must have completed FAVA’s Video Kitchen course, or have proven equivalent experience.

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Upstart Edmonton

Bringing local actors, writers, and directors together to perform simple scene studies for the camera.

Workshops

All Workshops

FAVA also offers one-off workshops, and collaborates with other arts and culture organizations in workshops too. Check out the Calendar of upcoming workshops at FAVA and in the greater arts community.

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FAVA Free For All Workshops

The FAVA Free For All is an ongoing series of one-off workshops that are FREE for our membership. Workshops are topical and range from beginner to professional levels. They could introduce you to new gear, best practices, aesthetics and techniques, or just about anything. Make sure to contact FAVA Programming and register for a FAVA Free For All, spaces are limited for each workshop.

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Personal Instruction

Access to Artists

Looking to learn how to use a specific piece of equipment or brush up your your skills in a certain area? If there isn’t a class or a workshop covering what you are interested in learning, FAVA members can contact our Director of Programming at programming@fava.ca, to set up one-on-one, member-to-member training through our Access to Artists program.

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We Dare You

Super8 Challenge

Shoot some film! We dare you! Included in the cost of your registration you’ll get: a three-hour workshop on shooting super8; one roll of super8 film (one only! It’s a challenge!); a weekend rental of a super8 camera (or use your own if you have one); FAVA pays for shipping to the lab, film development, and transfer of all the films to DVD. See your masterpiece for the very first time alongside the other challenge participants at FAVA’s summer BBQ. Crank up your nerve and come have some fun shooting film.

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Residency

Artist in Residence

FAVA supports local, national, and international artists in the creation of new work, providing facilities, materials and financial support for an artist in residence. The Artist in Residence is then responsible for some of the following residency components:

  • Workshop for FAVA members
  • Artist Talk & Screening
  • Office Hours to meet with FAVA members
  • Production of Work
  • Exhibition
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Grants & Awards

Grants & Awards

FAVA offers a variety of Grants, Awards and Scholarships to help you make your stuff. Check out some of the opportunities available to our membership and the greater arts community.

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Programs Calendar

Upcoming Programs

The Programs Calendar is a combination of pretty much all the FAVA related activities from events to education. Including:

Select from the links above for their specific calendars. Or browse the following calendar to find all programming events.

March 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
February 26, 2017

FAVA Free-for-all: Lighting

FAVA Free-for-all: Lighting
February 27, 2017 February 28, 2017

Screenwriting

Screenwriting
March 1, 2017

Alberta Media Fund - Project Script Development Grant Deadline

Alberta Media Fund - Project Script Development Grant Deadline

Telus Optik Local Fund - Open for Applications

Telus Optik Local Fund - Open for Applications
March 2, 2017 March 3, 2017 March 4, 2017

Main Course

Main Course
March 5, 2017

Video Kitchen Screening

Video Kitchen Screening
March 6, 2017 March 7, 2017

Screenwriting

Screenwriting
March 8, 2017 March 9, 2017 March 10, 2017 March 11, 2017

Main Course

Main Course
March 12, 2017 March 13, 2017 March 14, 2017

Screenwriting

Screenwriting
March 15, 2017 March 16, 2017 March 17, 2017 March 18, 2017

Main Course

Main Course
March 19, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 21, 2017

Screenwriting

Screenwriting
March 22, 2017 March 23, 2017 March 24, 2017 March 25, 2017

Main Course

Main Course
March 26, 2017

FAVA Free-for-all: Location Sound

FAVA Free-for-all: Location Sound
March 27, 2017 March 28, 2017

Screenwriting

Screenwriting
March 29, 2017 March 30, 2017 March 31, 2017 April 1, 2017

CC Aboriginal Media Arts Program Deadline

CC Aboriginal Media Arts Program Deadline

Main Course

Main Course

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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 2013

Annual Report 2012

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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.

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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

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