Film at Mason

Film at Mason

Film at Mason offers cinematic arts production grounded in critical engagement. It emphasizes diversity in perspectives and socially conscious storytelling in a program centered around inclusive film practices. Students train as filmmakers in the classroom and in the Mason Film Lab, on production sets with industry professionals and guest directors. Students work in many cinematic forms and can choose from five specializations including Directing, Producing, Cinematography, Post-Production and Screenwriting. Learn more about Film at Mason on the website: https://film.gmu.edu.

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  • Visiting Filmmakers Series: "Confessions of a Good Samaritan" with Penny Lane

    The Visiting Filmmakers Series presents a recording of the conversation with award-winning filmmaker Penny Lane, following a screening of her film “Confessions of a Good Samaritan” on April 8, 2024.

    Director Penny Lane’s decision to become a “Good Samaritan” by giving one of her kidneys to a st...

  • Visiting Filmmakers Series: "Kenyatta" with Timothy Harris

    The Visiting Filmmakers Series presents a recording of the conversation with documentary film director Timothy Harris, following a screening of his film “Kenyatta: Do Not Wait Your Turn” on March 21, 2024 at approximately 6:50 p.m.

    Executive produced by Al Roker, the documentary Kenyatta: Do ...

  • Visiting Filmmakers Series: "Nanny" with Nikyatu Jusu

    The Visiting Filmmakers Series presents a livestream of the conversation with Nikyatu Jusu, Screenwriting and Directing Professor for George Mason University's Film and Video Studies Program, and the writer and director of “Nanny” on March 13, 2024 at approximately 6:45 p.m.

    Following the sched...

  • Visiting Filmmakers Series: “Bad Press”

    The Visiting Filmmakers Series presents a recording of the conversation with filmmakers Rebecca Landsberry-Baker and Joe Peeler and subject Angel Ellis about their film, “Bad Press,” on November 15, 2023.

    Imagine you lived in a world where your only reliable news source became government prop...

  • Visiting Filmmakers Series: RaMell Ross

    On April 30, 2020, the Visiting Filmmakers Series featured RaMell Ross, a visual artist, photographer, and writer based in Rhode Island and Alabama. His work has appeared in places like The New York Times, Aperture, Harper’s Magazine, TIME, Oxford American, and the Walker Arts Center. He has been...

  • Visiting Filmmakers Series: Effie Brown

    On April 16, 2020, the Visiting Filmmakers Series featured Effie Brown, who is the CEO of Gamechanger, which launched in 2013 as the first film financing fund by and for women and now under Brown’s leadership includes projects by and about people of color, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities, as...

  • Visiting Filmmakers Series: Sacha Jenkins

    On April 28, 2020, the Visiting Filmmakers Series featured Sacha Jenkins. Veteran music journalist, filmmaker, and musician Jenkins has narrated hip-hop poetics for three decades. He was nominated for a 2019 Emmy for his Showtime series “Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men.” Jenkins spent several years...