Join Our Crew

Help build our FAVA Community

Are you an experienced camera operator, sound technician, or colour grader? Have you mastered the art of grant writing or storyboarding? Do you have a desire to share your acquired knowledge with emerging artists in our community?

FAVA is developing a roster of instructors for a variety of member-to-member learning opportunities. Instructors are paid $40 per hour, and instructing opportunities range from two-hour sessions to ongoing mentorships.

Send a one-page letter of interest, indicating your areas of expertise, any relevant education and/or experience, and your general availability to [email protected]

Not sure if this would be a good fit for you? We would still love to have you involved in the community, so if you are interested in becoming a Volunteer or FAVA Member, please reach out to [email protected]

Call for Instructors

MAIN COURSE

The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) is accepting applications for Class Instructor for the upcoming Main Course class.

Main Course is one of FAVA’s long-standing classes. This 12-class course is a follow up to our Video Kitchen Class, providing intermediate training in the basics of digital video and film production. Classes are comprised of a mixture of lecture-based learning and hands on practical exercises, with a curriculum that is tailored to the interests and skill level of class participants. Outside of class time, each participant produces their own short four to six minute video using FAVA equipment.

Class Dates: Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. February 26th – May 21st, 2022, with no class April 16th.

Location: The Orange Hub (10045 156 Street NW)

Application submission date: October 31st, 2021 (or until filled)

Click the button below for the full details and how to apply:

INTRO TO SCREENWRITING

The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta (FAVA) is accepting applications for Class Instructor for the upcoming Intro to Screenwriting class.

This 10 week workshop-style class leads participants through the development of a one-hour teleplay, short form, or feature length script. Instruction will cover script formatting, story structure, character development, and all other essential elements of storytelling.

Class Dates: Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. – 9p.m. February 15th – April 19th, 2022.

Location: The Orange Hub (10045 156 Street NW)

Application submission date: October 31st, 2021 (or until filled)

Click the button below for the full details and how to apply:

Call for Volunteers

Drapery Installer

When: 2 days, by availability from Jan 10th – 20th, 2022. 

Description: FAVA Studios is installing drapery into our edit suite and are looking for a skilled volunteer to help.

Skills needed: Working above head, working on ladders, DIY skills.

FAVA Bucks Earned: $320

Studio Floor Patching and Painting:

When: 4 hours, by availability from Dec 14th-17th, Jan 3rd – Feb 1st (FAVA is closing for the holidays at 4pm Dec 17th and re-opening Jan 3rd).

Description: FAVA Studios is looking for a volunteer to help patch and paint Studio B (our green and black studio)!

Skills needed: Ability to work on hands and knees, basic painting skills.

FAVA Bucks Earned: $20/hr

Equipment Rentals:

When: Recurring, Fridays from 10am-12pm.

Description: Assist with packing and preparing equipment rentals.

Time commitment needed will depend on size and number of bookings

Not only will this assist the equipment rentals department, but volunteers will also gain experience handling, testing, and working with our large inventory of equipment. 

Skills needed: Ability to lift up to 50lbs. Knowledge of basic film/video/lighting/grip equipment is an asset.

FAVA Bucks Earned: $20/hr

Email [email protected] to apply for these volunteer positions.

Crew Call

General Crew Call

FAVA is building a community of talent! If you are looking to get involved with paid work opportunities as they relate to the Studio-19 initiative, please fill out the form below! We will contact you with anything that comes up regarding your skill set.

FAVA also provides FREE workshops on occasion to train our members in skills of interest or demand. A workshop on Live Streaming and Switching is occurring on September 25th. Sign up HERE.

Please contact [email protected]  if you have any questions regarding this.