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Photos of the eight participants in the AFI DWW+ Class of 2025 Top Row (L-R): Julia Bales, Jahmil Eady, MG Evangelista, Marissa High Bottom Row (L-R): Jasmine J. Johnson, Natasha Mynhier, Karina Lomelin Ripper, Ezra Rose

AFI Announces Participants for Prestigious AFI DWW+ Program and Names Hanelle M. Culpepper Guest Artistic Director

Photo: Top Row (L-R): Julia Bales, Jahmil Eady, MG Evangelista, Marissa High; Bottom Row (L-R): Jasmine J. Johnson, Natasha Mynhier, Karina Lomelin Ripper, Ezra Rose Today, AFI announced the participants selected for the AFI DWW+ Class of 2025. AFI DWW+ is a year-long directing program that supports women and traditionally underrepresented narrative filmmakers through the...

AFI Alumni Projects Win at the Emmys

A big round of applause is in order! On January 15, 2024, the Emmy Awards ceremony honored the best from the past year's primetime television programming. Join us in celebrating all the incredible AFI Conservatory film school Alums whose projects were nominated and won at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards! To learn more AFI's film...

What to Watch: January 2024 | AFI Alumni Projects

Looking for a new film or TV series to watch? Check out these projects by Alumni from the AFI Conservatory. Ranked the #1 film school in the nation, the AFI Conservatory has over 50 years of history training filmmakers who have gone on to create award-winning and critically acclaimed films and television shows. THE BROTHERS...

For Your Consideration: Oscar®-qualifying Short Films by AFI Alumni

Awards season is upon us – the time of year when creatives are honored for their work by film critics, the Hollywood guilds and notably the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. We are excited to announce that over a dozen short films by AFI Conservatory Alumni have achieved Oscar®-qualifying status for the 96th...
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Congratulations to all the AFI Conservatory Alums Headed to Sundance 2024

The Sundance Film Festival, renowned for celebrating some of the best independent filmmaking from around the country, has announced its 2024 festival lineup. Join us in celebrating the following AFI Conservatory Alumni and their projects that were showcased in 2024, and learn more about which AFI Alumni took home Sundance Jury and Audience Awards this...

AFI Alumni Honored With 2024 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations

Film Independent revealed the nominees and winners of the 2024 Independent Spirit Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in film and television. The 39th annual Spirit Awards took place Sunday, February 25, 2024, with SNL alum Aidy Bryant hosting the official ceremony. Congratulations to the following graduates of the AFI Conservatory who were recognized this year!...

What to Watch: December 2023 | AFI Alumni Projects

Looking for a new film or TV series to watch? Check out these projects by Alumni from the AFI Conservatory. About AFI: Ranked the #1 film school in the nation, the AFI Conservatory has over 50 years of history training filmmakers who have gone on to create award-winning and critically acclaimed films and television shows....

AFI Alumni Spotlight on HOUSE OF THE DRAGON Cinematographer Catherine Goldschmidt

With the Emmy Awards® right around the corner in January, we sat down with cinematographer Catherine Goldschmidt (AFI Class of 2009), BSC, who has been nominated by the Television Academy for shooting the episode “The Lord of the Tides” of the fantasy epic HOUSE OF THE DRAGON. Goldschmidt is the only woman nominated for Outstanding...

What to Watch: November 2023 | AFI Alumni Projects

Looking for a new film or TV series to watch? Check out these projects by Alumni from the AFI Conservatory. About AFI: Ranked the #1 film school in the nation, the AFI Conservatory has over 50 years of history training filmmakers who have gone on to create award-winning and critically acclaimed films and television shows....

Spotlight on ALL OF US STRANGERS Editor Jonathan Alberts (AFI Class of 2001)

On the heels of AFI FEST 2023, we are spotlighting editor and AFI Alum Jonathan Alberts (AFI Class of 2001) whose new film ALL OF US STRANGERS, starring Andrew Scott, Paul Mescal, Claire Foy and Jamie Bell, premiered as part of this year’s official selection and is set to be released in theaters on December...

AFI Alumni Recognized as 2023 Gotham Award Nominees and Winners

Each year, the Gotham Film & Media Institute honors the best in independent film and media. The winners were announced at the 2023 Gotham Awards which took place on November 27, 2023, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. At the ceremony, the Gotham Awards honored AIR with the Gotham Visionary Icon & Creator...

AFI Alumni Projects Featured at AFI FEST 2023

We are extraordinarily proud to feature the latest projects of AFI Conservatory graduates at AFI FEST 2023, which takes place October 25-29 in Los Angeles. In addition to recent graduates sharing their innovative thesis films at the AFI Conservatory Showcase presented by AMC Networks, this year’s festival exemplifies the breadth and depth of Alumni work....
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