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A Message from UFVA President

2020-06-29T21:19:12+00:00June 29th, 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 [...]

Sundance Film Festival Director Tabitha Jackson Reveals Approach for 2021 Festival

2020-07-02T18:08:46+00:00June 29th, 2020|

Sundance Film Festival Director Tabitha Jackson Reveals Approach for 2021 Festival Tabitha Jackson Monday, June 29th, 2020 Tabitha Jackson is the director of the Sundance Film Festival. Dear Friends, As we plan for our 2021 Festival  - my first in the Director's chair - and with submissions now open, I wanted to give you [...]

2020 UFVA Board Elections Close on 6/30

2020-06-25T23:36:05+00:00June 25th, 2020|

UFVA Board Elections Close on 6/30   Dear UFVA members,   This is the last call for the 2020 UFVA Board Elections. The deadline for voting is June 30, 2020.   Only active and life members may vote. To renew your 2020 membership, please visit http://ufva.org/register/.   If you have already voted, thank you for casting your ballot! [...]

UFVA Teaching Awards Deadline Approaching

2020-06-12T18:32:20+00:00June 12th, 2020|

UFVA Teaching Awards Nomination Deadline 6/15/20 Dear UFVA members, As a means to recognize and reward excellence in instruction, teaching, and learning within the organization, UFVA grants three awards to acknowledge members whose achievements in pedagogy merit recognition. The organization seeks accomplished nominees in each of the following ranks, with honorees to be announced in conjunction with this year's virtual conference: [...]

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 [...]

A Statement from UFVA

2020-06-02T21:22:59+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

UFVA Board Statement   Dear UFVA members,   We are finishing the final plans for our first all-virtual conference. As we plan for our event that fosters creativity and community, we feel compelled to pause to acknowledge the series of events that have caused disharmony and pain historically and currently in our country. Endemic racism [...]

2020 UFVA Board Elections Reminder

2020-06-01T16:31:20+00:00June 1st, 2020|

UFVA Board Elections Reminder Dear members, It is time to vote for the 2020 UFVA Board Elections! Only active members may vote. If you have not renewed your membership yet, please visit http://ufva.org/register/ to renew. The deadline for voting is: June 30, 2020   If you have already voted, thank you! Laura Vazquez UFVA President   Vote [...]

UFVA Zoom Session: Returning in the fall online or in-person

2020-05-29T12:09:17+00:00May 29th, 2020|

UFVA Zoom Session: Returning in the fall online or in-person Are you concerned about your safety coming back to face-to-face classes in the fall? We have all been thinking about what would be best for us and best for our students. Let?s have a zoom discussion and hear what you all think are good strategies, [...]

Sundance Institute’s 2020 Directors & Screenwriters Lab Fellows Announced

2020-05-29T12:04:41+00:00May 28th, 2020|

  Sundance Institute's 2020 Directors & Screenwriters Lab Fellows Newly Expanded Advisor Roster Spans Filmmaking Disciplines Los Angeles- 11 independent filmmakers developing 10 projects have been selected for the 2020 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs, reimagined and expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. These Labs are at the heart of the nonprofit Institute's long-standing [...]

UFVA Teaching Awards Nomination Deadline Extended

2020-05-28T14:39:51+00:00May 28th, 2020|

UFVA Teaching Awards Nominations Deadline Extended Dear UFVA members,   As a means to recognize and reward excellence in instruction, teaching, and learning within the organization, UFVA grants three awards to acknowledge members whose achievements in pedagogy merit recognition.   The organization seeks accomplished nominees in each of the following ranks, with honorees to be announced in conjunction with this year's [...]