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AFI FEST 2018 Announces Full Lineup of Galas

Here is the full lineup of Galas that will screen at AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi.

AFI FEST 2018 Announces an Evening With Nicole Kidman

AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi will host An Evening With Nicole Kidman. The event will include a conversation with the Academy Award®-winning actor in tribute to her illustrious career, followed by a Gala screening of her latest film, Annapurna Pictures’ DESTROYER (DIR Karyn Kusama), on Tuesday, November 13, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre….

Denzel Washington to Receive 47th AFI Life Achievement Award

Denzel Washington will receive the 47th AFI Life Achievement Award, America’s highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Washington at a Gala Tribute on Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Los Angeles, CA.

Announcing AFI FEST 2018 New Auteurs and American Independents Lineups

Here are the films that will screen in the New Auteurs and American Independents sections at AFI FEST 2018 presented by Audi.

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS World Premiere to Close AFI FEST 2018

AFI FEST presented by Audi will close with the World Premiere of Focus Features and Working Title’s MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS.  Directed by Josie Rourke and written by Academy Award® nominee Beau Willimon, the historical drama is based on John Guy’s biography, “Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart.”  The film stars Academy…

ON THE BASIS OF SEX World Premiere to Open AFI FEST 2018

The 32nd edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will open with the World Premiere of Participant Media’s ON THE BASIS OF SEX, in association with Alibaba Pictures and distributed by Focus Features. Directed by AFI Conservatory alumna Mimi Leder (AFI Class of 1973), the inspiring drama tells the story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg…

2018 AFI Latin American Film Festival Lineup Announced

AFI announced today the full slate of films for the 2018 AFI Latin American Film Festival, which will take place September 13–October 3 at the historic AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, MD. 

AFI AWARDS 2018 Key Dates and Call for Submissions

Recognizing the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image, AFI AWARDS is the American Film Institute’s annual almanac of excellence — celebrating works of significance in both film and television. Submissions for AFI AWARDS 2018 are now being accepted at AFI.com/afiawards/submit through Thursday, October 18. Honorees will be announced on Tuesday, December 4,…

AFI Names Inspiring Female Screenwriter To Inaugural Kirk Douglas Fellowship

AFI has named incoming AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Fellow Taryn Procsal as recipient of the Kirk Douglas Fellowship, a full-tuition two-year scholarship awarded to an AFI Conservatory Fellow. Procsal is a single mother of three who was selected to receive the Fellowship due to her extraordinary talent and unique voice. She is entering the Conservatory this fall…

Meet the AFI Cinematography Introductory Intensive for Women 2018 Participants

The inaugural AFI Cinematography Introductory Intensive for Women (CIIW) will take place on the AFI campus in Los Angeles, August 3-6, 2018. The tuition-free program will introduce the fundamentals of visual storytelling to women who are interested in a career in cinematography.

AFI Directing Workshop for Women Now Accepting Applications for 2019

Applications have opened for the 2019-20 cycle of the prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW).

AFI Conservatory Names Lianne Halfon Producing Discipline Head

The AFI Conservatory has named Academy Award®-nominated producer Lianne Halfon as Producing Discipline Head. Producing is one of six disciplines in which the AFI Conservatory offers a two-year Master of Fine Arts degree, along with Cinematography, Directing, Editing, Production Design and Screenwriting.