Date: May 20, 2021
Studio 19 is the Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta’s (FAVA) online performance arts initiative, created to stimulate the exhibition and distribution of performing and media arts projects in our community. We have joined forces with our peers in the performing arts to record and present a wide variety of performances, workshops, and podcasts on FAVATV - Alberta’s Online Performing Arts Channel.
WHAT’S GOING ON THIS MONTH?
FAVA FEST 2021
(FAVA’s annual celebration of our members and their work)
FAVA FEST Screenings May 24 - 28
Over 45 independent films and music videos programmed into five reels have been selected to screen online as part of this year’s festival. We’ll be streaming this exceptional cinema from FAVA’s online platform, FAVATV, direct to you, on the internet device of your choice, right in the comfort of your own home.
The FAVA FEST Drive-in May 29
That’s not all. This year, our festival will wind up with our first ever “FAVA Drive-in Theatre - Awards Ceremony” dedicated to celebrating the outstanding new film and video works produced by our creative membership. We invite you to join us in Rundle Park for a safe and physically distanced night of entertainment & awards!
Want to take it all in? Click here or follow @FAVACommunity for the latest information.
WHAT’S COMING UP?
BALLET EDMONTON – Persistence of Memory
A Film by Adam Kidd. A work about love, loss and distance, featuring a new contemporary ballet by Wen Wei Wang. Now in Post Production.
EDMONTON OPERA - The Wild Rose Opera Project
A series of four short operatic works that each explore mental health issues through characters with ties to the Alberta landscape. Librettist Royce Vavrek, composers Ian Cusson, John Estacio, Vivian Fung and Bryce Kulak. Now in Pre-production
UKRAINIAN SHUMKA DANCERS - Kobzari Kozachok:
Shumka and the Ukrainian Bandurist Chorus of North America present a virtual collaboration celebrating Ukrainian music and dance. Featuring footage of artists performing in landmark locations in Canada and the US. Now in Pre-Productio
WANT TO SEE WHAT ALL OUR PARTNERS ARE UP TO?
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Studio 19 is made possible through the generous support of:
- The Epcor – Heart and Soul Fund
- The Canada Council for the Arts
- The City of Edmonton Economic Recovery Grant
- The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta