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2017 Keynote Speakers Gina Prince-Bythewood, Reggie Rock Bythewood Ink Deal With Touchstone

2020-08-13T17:53:04+00:00August 13th, 2020|

From Variety:Fresh off the considerable success of her Netflix action feature ?The Old Guard,? Gina Prince-Bythewood is eyeing up more projects in the TV space. The ?Love & Basketball? director and her producing partner Reggie Rock Bythewood have inked a multi-year first-look TV deal with Touchstone Television, the recently rebranded Disney unit which used to [...]

Diane Carson and Robert Johnson, Jr. Announce Two Docs on Fair Use

2020-08-07T14:53:31+00:00August 7th, 2020|

  Diane Carson and Robert Johnson, Jr. are pleased to announce that our two documentaries on fair use-- Other People?s Footage: Copyright & Fair Use (50 minutes) and Other People?s Footage: Fair Use in Scripted Films (61 minutes)-- are now available for purchase and streaming on the Films for the Humanities and Sciences website at [...]

Join Festival and Distrib Caucus for a Zoom chat with Noah Cowan, former head of the SF Film Society

2020-08-07T14:44:10+00:00August 7th, 2020|

Monday Aug 10 3PM PST /5 PM CST/ 6PM EST Please join the UFVA Festival and Distribution Caucus for a post-conference Zoom chat with Noah Cowan, former Executive Director of the San Francisco Film Society. Cowan was also Co-Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, Artistic Director of the TIFF Lightbox, Executve Director of the Global Film [...]

Sundance Institute Announces 2020 Creative Producing Labs Fellows

2020-07-29T20:17:52+00:00July 29th, 2020|

Sundance Institute Announces 2020 CreativeProducing Labs FellowsLos Angeles ? Sundance Institute today announced Fellows and Advisors for the five-day2020 Creative Producing Labs, redesigned digitally to take place for the first time ever onSundance Co//ab. The Labs begin July 27, and is a flagship convening for the Institute?s Creative Producing Program, which champions and develops current and [...]

A Message from UFVA President

2020-07-25T06:34:19+00:00July 25th, 2020|

A Message from the UFVA President Colleagues: We are busily preparing for our first ever virtual conference which promises to be robust and engaging. We hope to see you all there. I am looking forward to our membership meeting this year at 6 PM CDT on July 29th. In preparation, I am sharing two major agenda [...]

Women In Media’s CAMERAderie: Act One Call for Judges

2020-07-25T06:30:34+00:00July 21st, 2020|

Dear Colleagues,  My name is Prof. Idit Dvir and I am a member of Women in Media, a non-profit organization that champions gender balance in film and entertainment industries by providing networking, professional development, and advocacy for above and below the line women.  To that end, WiM launched last summer our CAMERAderie Initiative, producing the top [...]

UFVA Diversity and Equity Roundtable: Black Lives Matter

2020-07-12T20:50:23+00:00July 11th, 2020|

UFVA Diversity and Equity Roundtable: Black Lives Matter The University Film and Video Association invites you to a Roundtable discussion on diversity and inclusion in academic hiring, teaching, and learning in the context of the growing, global Black Lives Matter movement. Date: Friday, July 24, 2020 Time: 1:00-3:00PM EDT RSVP by July 20, 2020 [...]

74th UFVA Conference Registration Closed!

2020-07-10T20:50:57+00:00July 10th, 2020|

74th UFVA Conference Registration is Closed Thank you all for your enthusiastic support but we have now filled all of the available spaces for our 74th Annual Conference!   We look forward to joining you for a robust and energetic conference later in July. Sincerely, UFVA e-mail: home@ufva.org If you would like to unsubscribe: @@unsubscribe_url@@ [...]