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.
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.
FAVA FEST Hindsight 2020 April 17th - 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.
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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.