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2023 UFVA Conference Announcement

2023-02-16T13:52:27+00:00February 16th, 2023|

The 77th UFVA Conference will be held in person at Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong Campus in Savannah, GA on July 19-21, 2023 A Virtual Conference Day will be held the week prior on July 14, 2023 with limited presentation slots to accommodate those who cannot attend in person Caucus meetings will be held remotely [...]

UFVA Reaffirmation Academic Freedom Statement

2022-11-19T15:56:08+00:00November 19th, 2022|

The University Film and Video Association reaffirms our 2021 “Response to Recent Legislation Limiting AcademicFreedom” statement, as more states pass legislation that explicitly limits and infringes upon our member’s academic freedom to provide media education as they, and the field, see fit.  For example, see summary in Tennessee’s SB2290/HB2870. The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) provides valuable information about reporting academicfreedom violations for investigation on [...]

UFVA seeks nominations for board positions

2021-03-03T16:45:18+00:00March 3rd, 2021|

UFVA welcomes, with open arms, more friendly faces to join the fun!  We are an exciting group but we need your ideas and some of your time.   UFVA seeks nominations for the following board positions: President Elect Executive VP 3 Members-at-Large Open to old and new participants. UFVA encourages members with a particular interest [...]

SBVC International Student Film Fest and Wolverine Con Call for Submissions

2020-12-11T21:06:09+00:00December 11th, 2020|

SBVC International Student Film Fest and Wolverine Con March 31st to April 1st, 2021               2021 Film Submissions –LOOKING FOR NEW VOICES!! Submissions are now open for the 9th Annual San Bernardino Valley College International Student Film Festival and Expo to be held at San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC). Submissions are online at: https://filmfreeway.com/SBVC_FilmFest [...]

The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival open for submissions

2020-11-11T20:45:20+00:00November 11th, 2020|

The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival is open for submissionsExpiration Date: 2/28/21 Cannes, France (if possible)CALL FOR SHORT FILMS AND SHORT DOCUMENTARY ENTRIES The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival  May 11 – 21, 2021 The 2021 American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase will be the thirteenth [...]

New From Dallas VideoFest

2020-11-11T20:47:34+00:00November 11th, 2020|

Dallas VideoFest Bart Chat 11/9/2020 Greetings all,What a week! The long wait is over and the long-awaited relief is here! I have been to many hotels in my years in Philadelphia, but I’ve never been to the now-famous, Four Seasons Landscaping Company. For those of you who want to look ahead at our Cinematic Conversations [...]

Short Waves Festival Call for Entries

2020-11-11T20:35:35+00:00November 11th, 2020|

  Dear Short Film Friends, The time has come and the submissions to the 13th edition of Short Waves Festival are open again! Check our new dates: Short Waves Festival 2021 / Poznań, Poland, 14th - 20th June 2021. Films can be submitted to five categories: International Competition Polish Competition Polish Experimental Film Competition Dances with Camera  Urban View Submissions are [...]

Poitiers Film Festival Goes Virtual

2020-11-11T20:32:38+00:00November 11th, 2020|

Pour être sûr de recevoir tous nos emails,ajoutez-nous à votre carnet d'adresses. Si ce mail ne s'affiche pas correctement,suivez ce lien.  2020 Poitiers Film Festival: it’s on! In response to the lockdown in France, the Poitiers Film Festival evolves to welcome its spectators online! In this “virtual screening room”, it’s important that the young directors’ films we [...]

2020 Conference Registration

2020-06-05T16:42:16+00:00June 5th, 2020|

UFVA 2020 Conference Registration is Open Registration is now open for the first ever virtual UFVA conference, July 27-30, 2020. Please visit our website and enter your registration information. Our expert Conference VP is putting the final touches on the schedule which will be available shortly. Meanwhile, please let us know if you will be [...]

2019 Conference Notes

2019-08-11T19:24:56+00:00August 5th, 2019|

Hi all -- It was wonderful seeing everyone last week in Minneapolis. Thanks for a productive Diversity & Inclusion Caucus meeting. I am still waiting on notes from most groups -- thanks to the people that already sent them. Once I've got all of them I will send them out to everyone. In the meantime [...]