University Film and Video Association

The University Film and Video Association (UFVA) is an organization of professors, scholars, and film and video makers. Although it is based in the U.S., it has members throughout the world.

Its stated description is: The UFVA is an international organization where media production and writing meets the history, theory and criticism of the media. The UFVA members are image-makers and artists, teachers and students, archivists and distributors, college departments, libraries, and manufacturers.[1]

UFVA holds an annual conference and publishes the Journal of Film and Video, a periodical featuring articles on film and video production, history, theory, criticism, and aesthetics. UFVA also administers the American Documentary Showcase.

History Edit

UFVA was founded in 1947 as the University Film Producers Association. Its name was changed to the University Film Association and later the University Film and Video Association.

Conference Edit

The annual UFVA Conference is held each summer. Attendees screen films, present papers and panels, mount new media exhibits, and stage readings of un-produced screenplays.

Recent conference sites Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "About Us".

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