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2024 UFVA Board Elections

2024-05-25T16:54:19+00:00May 25th, 2024|

Please Vote for UFVA Board Members! 2024 UFVA Board Elections Dear UFVA Members, I hope this message finds you well. The Nominating Committee members have worked hard to present a great slate of candidates. As educational institutions face a multitude of challenges, UFVA continues to support educators, practitioners, and scholars in the cinematic arts. The [...]

2024 UFVA Teaching Awards – Deadline is June 1st!

2024-05-25T16:44:32+00:00May 25th, 2024|

Dear UFVA Members:  The Excellence in Teaching Awards celebrate and honor UFVA members who ignite a passion for learning among students through innovation, commitment to inclusive teaching, and demonstrate creative pedagogy for student engagement. All members are invited to nominate or self-nominate. The Excellence in Teaching Award deadline for submission is May 1st deadline has been extended to June 1, 2024, and the winners will be announced [...]

2024 UFVA Conference Registration is NOW OPEN!

2024-05-21T21:46:51+00:00May 3rd, 2024|

Conference Registration is NOW OPEN! Register for the 2024 UFVA Conference   We’re pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 78th annual conference of the University Film and Video Association hosted by Cleveland State University. The preliminary conference program is coming together and will be available soon. Early Bird Registration fee is $325 The [...]

2024 Carole Fielding Student Grant Awardees

2024-05-21T21:47:39+00:00April 25th, 2024|

The Carole Fielding Grant committee is excited to recognize four student projects for their achievement in student media production and research. Thanks to the efforts of volunteer UFVA member judges–charged with the difficult task of narrowing down from dozens of worthy applicants–we are pleased to award these four deserving projects: Anatomias Poeticas – Julia Friedman, Stanford University Blue [...]

Keynote Speaker Announced for 78th UFVA Conference

2024-05-21T21:48:12+00:00February 23rd, 2024|

We are thrilled to announce that Tyler Davidson, award-winning independent producer and President of Low Spark Entertainment, will kick off the 78th University Film & Video Association Conference with an inspiring keynote address on July 30th, 2024. Keynote Address: Decentralizing Hollywood: Film Production Outside the System Tyler Davidson is an award-winning independent film producer, and the president [...]

Carole Fielding Student Grant: Accepting Applications for 2024

2024-05-21T21:59:21+00:00September 4th, 2023|

The UFVA sponsored Carole Fielding Student Grant supports production or research proposals. The grant is open to undergraduate and graduate students in film, media, and/or related fields. Categories are narrative, documentary, experimental, animation, new media, and research. Applicant must be an enrolled student at the time the application is made. An active faculty member of UFVA must sponsor the applicant. For [...]

Journal of Film and Video (Summer 2023): articles for film/media makers and teachers

2024-05-21T22:00:21+00:00July 27th, 2023|

For documentarians and teachers: “According to the Narrator, It Was a Dark and Stormy Night” maps out how a narrator’s approach—as Journalist-turned-Advocate, Open Advocate, or Hidden Advocate—influences audience impressions.   Valuable supplement to EDIT Media material: “‘White Girls, They Get You Every Time’: Get Out’s Horror of Miscegenation and Its Conception of the Black Bro’mance” is both accessible [...]