FAVA FEST 2022

Celebrating Independent Filmmakers

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FAVA FEST 2022

FAVA is excited to present FAVA FEST 2022!

Our annual event is a celebration of members and some of the amazing work they’ve produced over the last year.

With something for everyone including documentaries , narratives, music videos, animation and more, FAVA FEST 2022 brings the unique visions, perspectives and stories from FAVA members together under one festival.

The program and delivery of this year’s festival will be designed to follow COVID-19 regulations and best practices.

Submissions

Submissions are now open for FAVA FEST 2022!  FAVA FEST is to showcase and celebrate the work of our members created in the past year. You can now submit your work for consideration for the following awards:

Production Awards for New Work:

  • Helen Folkmann Film Award
    • The Helen Folkmann award supports the creation of a non-documentary celluloid-based film project. Project must be shot on celluloid film (i.e. 8mm, 16mm, 35mm, 70mm) Prizes: $1000 Cash + $1500 FAVA production credit.
  • Lisa Trofimova Video Award
    • The Lisa Trofimova award supports the creation of a non-documentary video-based project. Prizes: $1000 Cash + $1500 FAVA production credit.
  • Joe Vizsmeg Documentary Award
    • The Joe Viszmeg award supports the creation of a documentary film or video project. Prizes: $1000 Cash + $1500 FAVA production credit.
  • Alex Thomas-Haug Emerging Artist Award
    • The Alex Thomas Haug Award supports the creation of a new work by an emerging filmmaker. An emerging artist is one who has less than three years of practice, has completed basic training, has completed at least one independent film or video artwork. Prizes: $500 Cash + $500 FAVA production credit.

Craft Awards for Finished Work:

  • Outstanding Short Film (Under 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Long Form (Over 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Short Form Documentary (Under 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Long Form Documentary (Over 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Music Video
  • Outstanding Inter-Art Performance or Installation
  • Outstanding Experimental
  • Outstanding Animation

Event Partners

FAVA FEST 2022 is made possible with the generous support of the following organizations.