The AFI Conservatory is a world-renowned,
graduate level film school where Fellows learn
hands-on filmmaking with masters in the art
form in the movie-making capital of the world.
LUMINARIES AS GUEST LECTURERS
A few of the guest lecturers to speak with AFI Conservatory Fellows in the past
year include: Roger Birnbaum; Leos Carax; Jay L. Cassidy; Bryan Cranston;
Caleb Deschanel, ASC; Ava DuVernay; Robert Elswit, ASC; Gale Anne Hurd;
Rian Johnson; Janusz Kaminski; Alex Kurtzman; Jonathan Levine; Sam Mendes;
Roberto Orci and Seth Rogen.
Full access to cutting-edge equipment, facilities, mentors (Second Year mentor,
faculty mentor, alumni mentor), production coordinators, faculty and an alumni
network — everything you need to succeed during and after your time at the
Join an alumni roster that includes Darren Aronofsky; Zal Batmanglij; Jay L. Cassidy;
Todd Cherniawsky; Caleb Deschanel, ASC; Drake Doremus; Bill Duke; Brad Falchuk;
Scott Frank; Carl Franklin; Rodrigo García; Anne Garefino; Joseph Garrity; Affonso
Gonçalves; Susannah Grant; Amy Heckerling; Patty Jenkins; Janusz Kaminski; Mimi Leder;
Jonathan Levine; Heidi Levitt; Matthew Libatique, ASC; David Lynch; Terrence Malick;
Wally Pfister, ASC; Gideon Raff; Steven A. Rasch; Robert Richardson, ASC; Sharon
Seymour; Scott Silver; Masanobu Takayanagi; Amy Vincent, ASC; Nicole Yorkin; Ed Zwick
and many more.