May 2019 – Page 2 – American Film Institute

Melina Matsoukas to Receive AFI’s 29th Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

Multitalented film, television and music video artist Melina Matsoukas (AFI Class of 2005) will receive the 2019 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal. This honor recognizes the extraordinary creative talents of AFI Conservatory alumni who embody the qualities of filmmaker Franklin J. Schaffner: talent, taste, dedication and commitment to quality storytelling in film and television. The…

Remembering AFI Alumnus and Producer Steve Golin

With the passing of Academy Award®-winning film and television producer Steve Golin (AFI Class of 1981) on April 21, Hollywood lost a visionary filmmaker who championed nuanced and deeply human storytelling. Golin served as a beacon of creative risk-taking, innovation and entrepreneurism in the entertainment industry. In 1986, he founded Propaganda Films, a talent management,…

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