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.
FAVA FEST 2021
FAVA FEST 2021 Call for Submissions is now OPEN. Our annual celebration of FAVA members’ work is coming in 2021 dates TBA! Now is the time to submit your completed film to the festival in the Awards of Excellence category. If you’ve got a new project on the burner, consider applying to our Production Awards. Check out the info regarding guidelines and deadlines and submit your application!
Gotta Minute Film Festival 2020
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.
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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.