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Intermediate/Advanced Film Editing Masterclass

Online

Take your editing to the next level with our online Masterclass in Film Editing! This class will consist of two workshops hosted by Sarah Taylor. With over seventeen years of experience, Sarah is prepared to share all her tips, tricks, and truths about film editing. It is recommended that for this workshop you have introductory…

$60 – $75

Camera Assistant Workshop

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

NOTE: This workshop is currently full. You may apply to be added to the waitlist; typically with free workshops there are some who are unable to make it. In this one day workshop, participants are going to have hands on experience with all things camera. The Camera Department as a whole will be explained, all…

FREE

Free-For-All: Intro to Location Sound

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

NOTE: This workshop is currently full. You may apply to be added to the waitlist; typically with Free-For-All's there are some who are unable to make it. Bad sound is the hallmark of amateur film. Learn how to rise above this common pitfall with a free, three-hour workshop. Learn how to work a mixer, point…

Free for FAVA Members

Member Orientation (Online)

Online

Whether you are a prospective member or a new addition to the community, this online event will give you a full overview of the many resources, services and facilities FAVA offers for independent filmmakers and media artists. Meet the staff, discover our facilities and learn about our upcoming events and classes! Cost: FREE Location: Zoom…

FREE

TELEFILM Talent To Watch Online Info Session

Online

FAVA again is a Designated Partner for the Telefilm Talent to Watch Program (formerly known as the Telefilm Microbudget) for 2022. This program supports emerging filmmakers looking to finance the production stage of their first feature film project(s). As an intake partner, we will be hosting an in-depth info session on January 19th designed to…

FREE

Distribution Working Group w. Dylan Pearce

Online

FAVA Board Member Dylan Pearce is launching the FAVA Distribution Working Group! The Development & Distribution Working Group will meet again this Thursday (Feb 17th) at 3pm MST. This week the group welcomes special guest Amber Goldney, Program Consultant Alberta Media Fund, as she walks us through the ins and outs of the Alberta Project Script Development Grant and answers any…

TELEFILM Talent To Watch Program – Partner Submission Deadline

FAVA is a Designated Partner for the Telefilm Talent to Watch Program.  This Program supports emerging filmmakers looking to finance the production stage of their first feature film project(s). We previously hosted an in-depth info session to help support you in putting together your application with complete documents and tips for a successful pitch video; you can find that video below…

National Canadian Film Day Screening – Run Woman Run

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

In collaboration with REEL CANADA, FAVA is putting on a screening of Run Woman Run for National Canadian Film Day! When: Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 @ 6pm to 8pm Where: The Orange Hub Studio D (Room 195) Cost: FREE! Space is limited. Please RSVP HERE. Run Woman Run (2021) - TRAILER Synopsis: Beck, a single mom…

FREE

Annual General Meeting

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

The FAVA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held April 27th, 2022 at 6:30pm MST both virtually (over Zoom) or in-person at The Orange Hub. Please review the official notice HERE: Official Notice Here is the official Package and Agenda for the AGM: Package and Agenda If you are able to join us in-person, we…

FAVA FEST 2022 Screenings

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

FAVA is excited to present FAVA FEST 2022! Our annual event is a celebration of our members and some of the amazing work they’ve produced over the last 24 months. With something for everyone, including documentaries, narratives, music videos, animation and more, FAVA FEST brings the unique visions, perspectives and stories from FAVA members together…

Cannes Film Festival Breakdown + Q&A – Development & Distribution Working Group

Online

Join FAVA's Exhibition Chair, Dylan Pearce, and the Development & Distribution Working Group for a breakdown and Q&A session with some Edmonton creatives that went to this year's Cannes Festival. You can learn from their experience and find out what you need to know when preparing for festivals and markets. When: Monday, June 20, 2022,…

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

How To: 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…

$20

2022 Gotta Minute Film Festival + Awards Celebration

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

The 2022 Gotta Minute Film Festival runs September 5th-18th, 2022! This year, the 30 selected films will be shown on Pattison Onestop screens in Edmonton and Calgary (such as the Edmonton LRT and the Calgary C-train), in select Edmonton Public Library and Calgary Public Library locations, in the lobby of the Metro Cinema, and online!…

FREE

New Year, New Work – Production Credit Lottery

Bring in the new year with some new work! FAVA wants to encourage our community to keep pursuing their art, and so we are launching our first ever Production Credit Lottery! The FAVA member who wins the lotto will be awarded with $1000 in production credit from FAVA! How it works: Starting January 3rd, 2022,…

How To: Format Your Script

Online

In this online workshop, participants will learn the basics of formatting scripts for the screen, and how to communicate their precise vision for a scene without ever having to open their mouth. This workshop will focus on formatting for both shorts and feature length films, as well as TV script formatting. The workshop will cover…

$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

Film & Screen Year-End Celebration

Westbury Theatre 10330 84 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton, Alberta

Join ESIO and FAVA for an evening of celebration across the screen media industries! On November 24, 2022, the Edmonton Screen Industries Office (ESIO) and the Film and Video Arts Society Alberta (FAVA) will host an end-of-the-year celebration for all across the screen media industries and those that support them. This opportunity brings the community…

FREE

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

P.O.V. Scholarship

The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) is offering film study scholarships to improve access. Many people have talents that go unrecognized or under-utilized. Barriers to inclusion such as socio-economic status, ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, education and religion are varied and sometimes keep people from participating in and contributing…