The University Film and Video Association (UFVA) is a not-for-profit organization and the leading association in the United States dedicated to the promotion and study of moving image practice in higher education.
Best practices in education and pedagogical innovation
Conferences, lectures, exhibitions and festivals with industry peers
The production, distribution and preservation of moving images
International and intercultural understanding and good will
2019 UFVA Conference
Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN hosted the 73rd Conference of the University film and Video Association from Tuesday, July 30 to Friday, August 2, 2019. Information on the 2020 Conference will be announced soon.
UFVA encourages excellence in media practice and pedagogy with a number of initiatives which include grants, fellowships, awards, the Journal of Film and Video and the Annual Conference.
Founded in 1947 as The University Film Producers Council with eighteen members. Today UFVA membership represents 300+ institutions of higher education worldwide. UFVA encourages membership from all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, ages and identities.
The Annual Conference is a unique conference of its kind, bringing together UFVA’s international membership for peer reviewed screenings, panels, workshops and papers, over a five-day period at an academic institution in the US.
UFVA awards $11,000 per year to students of member institutions in support of production grants and fellowships. For more information visit: Carole Fielding Production Grants and Graduate Student Fellowships.