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.

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Gotta Minute Film Festival 2020

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Gotta Minute is Western Canada’s first film fest for Commuters proudly brought to you by PATTISON Onestop and FAVA.

This October 5th-11th watch for our festival in Edmonton and Calgary transit systems where digital screens will light up with a program of One-Minute Silent Short Films from around the world – every 5 minutes! Don’t miss this on-the-go festival in public spaces.

Gotta Minute is now accepting ONE-MINUTE SILENT SHORT FILMS made for General Audiences.  All genres accepted: live action, documentary, creative non-fiction, animation, and experimental. Deadline to submit is July 6th, 2020.

FAVA FEST Hindsight 2020 April 17th - May 1st 2020

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FAVA FEST HINDSIGHT 2020: ONLINE FILM AND VIDEO ARTS FESTIVAL: April 17th to May 1st, 2020

For the past eight years FAVA has celebrated our member’s work with an annual film festival, FAVA FEST, and awards ceremony, FAVA GALA. This year we are looking backward while moving forward by bringing audiences a retrospective film and video arts festival on our streaming platform FAVA TV. Since FAVA FEST’s inception in 2012 we have celebrated over two-hundred independent films, videos, and media art works from over eighty FAVA members.

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

DIY 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

SITE MAP

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

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CALENDAR

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

Check out some calendar categories:

November 2020
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November 1, 2020 November 2, 2020 November 3, 2020 November 4, 2020 November 5, 2020 November 6, 2020 November 7, 2020
November 8, 2020 November 9, 2020 November 10, 2020 November 11, 2020 November 12, 2020 November 13, 2020 November 14, 2020
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November 22, 2020 November 23, 2020 November 24, 2020 November 25, 2020 November 26, 2020 November 27, 2020 November 28, 2020
November 29, 2020 November 30, 2020 December 1, 2020 December 2, 2020 December 3, 2020 December 4, 2020 December 5, 2020

By the Numbers

4149+

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Bookings

in 2014

330+

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Rental Items

over $500

220+

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Members

in good standing

85+

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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 2016

Annual Report 2015

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