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The Next Draft Emerging Screenwriters Grant

Online

The Next Draft Emerging Screenwriters Grant returns for 2022! At FAVA, we want to celebrate film writing talent in our community, which is why in 2021, we launched our first ever Emerging Screenwriters Grant. Whether you are finally putting that winning idea to paper, or digging out an old draft you never quite finished, we’re…

$10 – $20

Capture Great Video! – (Beginner Video Workshop)

Online

Learn how to always capture great video! FAVA is excited to support a series of workshops from Filmmaker Myles Belland! The first in his Filmmaking Fundamentals Series, CAPTURE GREAT VIDEO, has three dates you can attend: Thursday, Nov 10 - 7pm - 9pm Wednesday, Nov 23 - 7pm - 9pm Saturday, Dec 10 - 10am - 12pm.…

$99.99

How To: Arri Alexa XT Plus

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The in-person How To: Arri Alexa XT Plus workshop provides participants with full hands on training for the Arri Alexa package. Users will learn how to set up the camera, and use various lenses and accessories. Through guided, high-quality training from the instructor, participants will gain accreditation on the Arri Alexa package, granting them the…

$20

Intro to Digital Filmmaking

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Intro to Digital Filmmaking is our prerequisite to Video Lab, and the perfect course for people who are are new to filmmaking, and want to learn the fundamentals through lecture-based classes. In this course, participants will learn about the life cycle of a film, from Concept & Development, to Pre-Production, to Production, to Post-Production. By…

$199

Intro to Screenwriting (In-Person)

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

This page is for the IN-PERSON Intro to Screenwriting. If you are looking for the ONLINE version of the class, please click HERE. Intro to Screenwriting is the prerequisite course for Script Lab. In this 4-week introductory course, participants will learn the basics of industry standard script formatting, how to organically structure a story and…

$199

Free-For-All: Speed Dating | Community Mixer

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

"Hey, what'cha workin' on?" This May, we invite our members to the Orange Hub to meet and mingle with other professionals in the industry. We invite members of all roles and of all experience levels to come chat about their projects, and maybe find your next business partner! Have some coffee and a donut while…

Free for FAVA Members

How To: Artist Taxes

Online

In this online workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of doing their taxes as an artist and sole proprietorship, or a small business. You’ll learn what to claim, and how to track expenses, as well as some tips and tricks for tracking throughout the year. Registrants will receive the following: Presentation slides in PDF format…

$20

Intro to Screenwriting (Online)

Online

This page is for the ONLINE Intro to Screenwriting. If you are looking for the IN-PERSON version of the class, please click HERE. Intro to Screenwriting is the prerequisite course for Script Lab. In this 4-week introductory course, participants will learn the basics of industry standard script formatting, how to organically structure a story and…

$199

Video Lab

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Are you ready to get your short film into production? Video Lab is our intermediate level course which follows Intro to Digital Filmmaking. Students enter this 10-week course with a script (does not have to be a fully polished script), and an idea for a digitally-shot film. Participants will learn everything that goes into cinematography,…

$799

Teen Takes! | Youth Filmmaking Camp

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Teen Takes! is a week long, half day camp for ages 13 to 17 during spring break that teaches students the basics of digital filmmaking. Students will work in groups to write a short film script, storyboard their project, act in scenes, and shoot their short film. Each short film will be 2-5 minutes long,…

$149

How To: Storyboarding

Online

This online workshop is about the purpose of storyboards, their various functions, and how they can be used to help tell clear and concise visual stories in interesting and exciting ways. It includes a brief history of storyboarding, with a series of observations and examples to help a director think about their possible uses in…

$20

Script Lab

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Script Lab is our intermediate course which follows Intro to Screenwriting. In this six week screenwriting course, writers are able to bring their scripts in to be read and workshopped with other writers and actors. During your time in Script Lab, you will get plenty of opportunities to stress-test your script’s story and dialogue, and…

$349

Super 8 Challenge Workshop

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Shoot some film! We dare you! Included in the cost of your registration you’ll get: a two hour workshop on shooting Super 8; 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,…

$89

Free-For-All: Grant Writing

Online

In this online workshop, participants will learn all the tips and tricks for making the perfect grant application. This workshop will focus on the Edmonton Arts Council individual grants (EAC) and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts film and video project funding (AFA), although what is covered in this workshop will be applicable for the…

Free for FAVA Members

How To: Make a Pitch Bible

Online

This online workshop provides participants with all of the fundamental information necessary to make an industry standard pitch bible for a feature length film or TV series. Participants will learn what supporting material they are typically expected to write, and how to prepare a document fit to submit to project proposals and high-profile grant opportunities.…

$20

How To: Arri SR3 | Super 16mm Film Camera

FAVA at The Orange Hub #149 - 10045 156 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

The in-person How To: SR3 workshop provides participants with full hands on training for the Arri SR3 Super 16mm Film Camera. Users will learn how to set up the camera, and use various features and accessories. Through guided, high-quality training from the instructor, participants will gain accreditation on the SR3, granting them the ability to…

$20