Festivals and Festivities
FAVA events provide screening opportunities, cash awards, amazing prizes, and a place to party with your community. These events are open to everyone and are where you’ll see the best works from our members & chat them up over a snack or drink. FAVA Events have been known to introduce future collaborators and spark ideas for projects!
There are always new events happening at FAVA. Check the events and courses calendar and subscribe to our newsletter to see what’s coming up next. Below are our signature events that happen every year!
FAVA FEST is FAVA’s annual celebration of film, video and media art created by our membership. It includes screenings of local and international work, artist talks, a GALA, and cash awards for the year’s best.
Gotta Minute Film Festival
Gotta Minute is Western Canada’s first film fest for Commuters proudly brought to you by PATTISON Onestop and FAVA. Gotta Minute is accepts ONE-MINUTE SILENT SHORT FILMS made for General Audiences. All genres accepted: live action, documentary, creative non-fiction, animation, and experimental.
Our Summer Party is an annual BBQ and Potluck where we get to kick back with each other over some good eats, drinks, and community. The highlight of the night is the unveiling of this year’s Super 8mm Challenge: each participants gets one roll of film and one shot to capture their film on celluloid ad then see it for the first time at the Summer Party!