AFI Alums Win at the Emmys and the Toronto 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
Bobby Shore (AFI Class of 2006), Cinematographer
INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF FILM CRITICS (FIPRESCI) PRIZE
FOR SPECIAL PRESENTIONS
Gonzalo Amat (AFI Class of 2002), Cinematographer: Additional Photography
SECOND RUNNER-UP, PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
Steve Golin (AFI Class of 1981), Producer
Masanobu Takayanagi (AFI Class of 2002), Cinematographer
Congrats to all of the winners!