Alberta | FAVA FEST Call for Submissions

FAVA logoOur annual celebration of FAVA members’ work is coming up in April of 2018! Now is the time to submit your completed film to the festival in the Awards of Excellence category. If you’ve got a new project on the burner, consider applying to our Production Awards. Check out the info regarding guidelines and deadlines that follow – and get’er done!

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Any FAVA member in good standing is eligible to apply for any of these awards. This means new or existing members. Call (780) 429-1671 or email membership@fava.ca to buy or renew your membership. Associate memberships cost $85+GST annually.

Winners of the Awards of Excellence and the Production Awards, as chosen by the jury, will be announced at FAVA FEST.

Awards of Excellence

Deadline to submit is December 7th, 2017, 11:59pm MST.
Submit here

Production Awards

Deadline to submit is January 8th, 2018, 11:59pm MST.
Submit here

Awards of Excellence

Deadline to submit is December 7th, 2017, 11:59pm MST.
Submit here

If you’ve made a film, video, or interdisciplinary work of media art, completed after July 1, 2016, consider applying for one of our eight Awards of Excellence:

  • Outstanding Short Narrative Film or Video (under 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Short Documentary Film or Video (under 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Long Form Narrative Film or Video (over 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Long Form Documentary Film or Video (over 40 minutes)
  • Outstanding Music Video
  • Outstanding Experimental Film or Video
  • Outstanding Animated Film or Video
  • Outstanding Inter-Art Performance or Installation

Craft Categories

We are continuing to celebrate craft categories in the following categories:

Outstanding Cinematography
Screenwriting
Performance
Production Design
Sound Design
Editing.

All projects submitted to the Awards of Excellence will automatically be considered for all of these craft categories.

For award guidelines, click here

Production Awards

Production Awards

Deadline to submit is January 8th, 2018, 11:59pm MST.
Submit here

If you have an idea for a new project, consider applying for one of our four Production Awards:

Helen Folkmann Film Award – $1000 cash PLUS $1500 FAVA production credit

  • awarded to one non-documentary film project
  • project must be shot on an analog film format (i.e. 8mm, 16mm, 35mm, 70mm)

Lisa Trofimova Video Award – $1000 cash PLUS $1500 FAVA production credit

  • awarded to one non-documentary video project
  • project must be shot on a digital video format

Joe Viszmeg Documentary Award – $1000 cash PLUS $1500 FAVA production credit

  • awarded to one documentary film or video project

Alex Thomas-Haug Emerging Artist Award – $500 cash PLUS $500 FAVA production credit

  • awarded to one film or video project by an emerging artist.
  • an emerging artist is one who: has less than three years of practice; has completed basic training; and, has completed at least one independent film or video artwork.

For award guidelines, click here