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AFI Conservatory Alumni Garner 2023 Emmy Award Nominations

The 75th annual Emmy® Award nominations were announced on July 12, 2023 by actress Yvette Nicole Brown and Television Academy Chairman Frank Scherma. Congratulations to the following graduates of the AFI Conservatory who were recognized for their extraordinary creative work! Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Period Or Fantasy Program (One Hour Or More) PERRY...

Spotlight on Production Designer Javiera Varas

Production Designer Javiera Varas (AFI Class of 2006) is no stranger to using striking color palettes and meticulous set designs to draw audiences into both grounded and fantastical worlds alike. After a successful run as an Art Director on award-winning films including DALLAS BUYERS CLUB and WILD, she began working as a Production Designer, creating...

What to Watch: July 2023 | AFI Alumni Projects

Wondering what to watch this July? We've got a list of projects by AFI Conservatory Alumni for you to check out! 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...

AFI and Canva Partner to Empower Rising Filmmakers with Scholarship Initiative at AFI Conservatory

Today, AFI announced the launch of a multifaceted partnership with Canva to empower rising filmmakers and improve access to the tools and skills necessary to realize their creative visions. Starting this year, as part of the new endeavor, Canva will establish The Canva Fellowship at the AFI Conservatory which provides scholarships for six AFI Fellows...
A collage image of 12 participants named to the 2023 edition of AFI's Cinematography Workshop for Women

AFI Announces the Participants for the 2023 AFI Cinematography Intensive for Women

Today, AFI announced the participants for the 2023 edition of the AFI Cinematography Intensive for Women (CIW) presented by Panavision. The four-day intensive, spearheaded by AFI Conservatory Cinematography Discipline Head Stephen Lighthill, ASC, will begin Thursday, June 22 on the AFI Campus in Los Angeles and continue through Sunday, June 25. The CIW participants come...
Images of three of the films/tv shows selected for "What to Watch June 2023 AFI Alumni Projects" - Flamin' Hot, Shooting Stars, The Stroll

What to Watch: June 2023 | AFI Alumni Projects

Wondering what to watch this June? We've got a list of projects by AFI Conservatory Alumni for you to check out! 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...

Spotlight on AFI Alum Roxine Helberg Whose New Film Premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival

With the 22nd Tribeca Film Festival right around the corner, AFI caught up with writer/director Roxine Helberg (AFI Class of 2011) whose feature directorial debut COLD COPY, starring Tracee Ellis Ross and Bel Powley, will have its World Premiere at the festival this year. Her dramatic thriller follows Mia Scott, a young broadcast journalism student...
A female AFI Fellow working with an actor on the set of an AFI Conservatory Film School project

What is Film Directing and What Does a Film Director Do?

JUMP TO SECTION What is Film Directing? What does a Film Director do? Who becomes a Film Director? What are the career paths for Film Director? What is the Directing program at the AFI Conservatory film school? 10 Film Director Terms to Know Recent Projects by AFI Conservatory Directing Alumni What is Film Directing? Film...
Several AFI Fellows working on an exterior set on an AFI Conservatory Film School project

What is Producing and What Does a Producer Do?

JUMP TO SECTION What is Producing? What does a Producer do? Who becomes a Producer? What are the career paths for Producers? What is the Producing program at the AFI Conservatory film school? 10 Producing Terms to Know Recent Projects by AFI Conservatory Producing Alumni What is Film Producing? Film producing encompasses a wide range...
A female AFI CInematography Fellow working on the set of an AFI Conservatory Film School project

What is Cinematography and What Does a Cinematographer Do?

JUMP TO SECTION What is Cinematography? What does a Cinematographer do? Who becomes a Cinematographer? What are the career paths for Cinematographers? What is the Cinematography program at the AFI Conservatory film school? 10 Cinematography Terms to Know Recent Projects by AFI Conservatory Cinematography Alumni What is Cinematography? Cinematography is the art and craft of...
AFI Conservatory Fellows (film students) building a set on a soundstage for an AFI Conservatory short film project

What is Production Design and What Does a Production Designer Do?

JUMP TO SECTION What is Production Design? What does a Production Designer do? Who becomes a Production Designer? What are the career paths for Production Designers? What is the Production Design program at the AFI Conservatory film school? 10 Production Design Terms to Know Recent Projects by AFI Conservatory Production Design Alumni What is Production...
A female AFI Fellow at the AFI Conservatory editing a digital video project at one of the film school's editing stations featuring multiple monitors

What is Film Editing and What Does a Film Editor Do?

JUMP TO SECTION What is Film Editing? What does a Film Editor do? Who becomes a Film Editor? What are the career paths for Film Editors? What is the Editing program at the AFI Conservatory film school? 10 Film Editing Terms to Know Recent Projects by AFI Conservatory Editing Alumni What is Film Editing? Film...
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