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 Aug 22-24, 2019
We’re closing out the summer with FAVA’s 8th Annual FAVA FEST, running August 22-24. Join us as we showcase our members’ work in Best of the Fest screenings curated by our festival jury. We’re also thrilled to feature films by our Outstanding Achievement Award recipients Alex Viszmeg and Joe Viszmeg on both screening nights. Our closing night party is FAVA GALA, where we honour independent film, video, and media art in style with our Awards of Excellence and Production Awards. It’s also a great chance to check out FAVA’s new headquarters. We’ll showcase our new facilities at GALA with various activities including: screening the results of our Super 8 Challenge; a media art installation from Scott Portingale; an Arri Alexa demo, and more! Help us shine a spotlight on the great work that is being made in Edmonton & Alberta.
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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.