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AFI Alums Win at the Emmys and the Toronto Film Festival

Congratulations to AFI graduates who won prizes today at the 67th Emmy® Awards and the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

THE VOICE was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Reality Competition Program, a trophy that went to producer Lee Metzger (AFI Class of 2000). VEEP’s Allison Jones (AFI Class of 1981) won for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series for her work on the acclaimed HBO series.

During the ceremony, Melissa Hoppe (AFI Class of 2014) accepted the Bricker Humanitarian Scholarship. Hoppe was awarded the prize as part of the College Television Awards, a competition where she and fellow alumni won five awards earlier this year.

At the prestigious 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, four graduates were recognized for their work.

BEST CANADIAN FEATURE FILM

CLOSET MONSTER

Bobby Shore (AFI Class of 2006), Cinematographer

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM CRITICS (FIPRESCI) PRIZE

FOR SPECIAL PRESENTIONS

DESIERTO

Gonzalo Amat (AFI Class of 2002), Cinematographer: Additional Photography

SECOND RUNNER-UP, PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

SPOTLIGHT

Steve Golin (AFI Class of 1981), Producer

Masanobu Takayanagi (AFI Class of 2002), Cinematographer

Congrats to all of the winners!

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