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“Now Playing”: Projects by AFI Alumni Available to Watch Online in May 2021

Looking for a new film or TV series to watch online? Support AFI alumni by checking out our Now Playing section, which we update regularly each month. Whether it’s a theatrical release now premiering on VOD or a scheduled digital launch, we want to get the word out.   New Projects for May 2021 THE…
Coraline Film Still

AFI Movie Club: CORALINE

With the magical and macabre stop-motion film CORALINE, writer/director Henry Selick brought Neil Gaiman’s enchanting novella to life, featuring the vocal talents of Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, Ian McShane and British comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. The film was honored with an AFI AWARD as one of AFI's top 10 films of 2009. Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to...
Spy Film Still - Melissa McCarthy

AFI Movie Club: SPY

SPY stars Melissa McCarthy as unconventional CIA agent Susan Cooper. Co-starring Rose Byrne, Jude Law, Jason Statham and Miranda Hart, this raucous comedy also features the work of casting director Allison Jones (AFI Class of 1981) and production designer Kelly Berry (AFI Class of 1994).  Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream SPY SPY - Reelgood GET...
Bringing Up Baby Film Still - Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant

AFI Movie Club: BRINGING UP BABY

A madcap story of a boy, a girl and a leopard, BRINGING UP BABY features Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant – both ranked by AFI among the greatest screen legends of all time. The film is also on AFI’s lists of the greatest American films and the greatest filmed comedies and love stories of all time.  Close Close Close Close HOW TO...
Slums of Beverly Hills Film Still - Natasha Lyonne

AFI Movie Club: SLUMS OF BEVERLY HILLS

Written and directed by Tamara Jenkins, SLUMS OF BEVERLY HILLS features the talent of AFI Honorary Degree recipient Rita Moreno – and also marks the breakout performance of Natasha Lyonne, who co-stars alongside Alan Arkin, Marisa Tomei and Carl Reiner. The film was shot by cinematographer Tom Richmond, a graduate of the AFI Conservatory. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to...
Blue Velvet Film Still - Isabella Rossellini

AFI Movie Club: BLUE VELVET

Appearing on the American Film Institute’s lists of cinema’s greatest thrills and greatest villains, the strange and nightmarish narrative of BLUE VELVET was brought to the screen by writer/director David Lynch and cinematographer Frederick Elmes – both alumni of the AFI Conservatory. Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream BLUE VELVET...

“Now Playing”: Projects by AFI Alumni Available to Watch Online in April 2021

New Projects for April 2021   FOUR GOOD DAYS -Jon Avnet (AFI Class of 1972), Producer -Rodrigo García (AFI Class of 1986), Director/Writer/Producer -Ryan Kirby (AFI Class of 2012), UPM -Luke Little (AFI Class of 2003), Chief Lighting Technician -Sage Scroope (AFI Class of 2010), Executive Producer -Official Trailer -Where to watch: The film will…

ARRAY Crew Q&A with Executive Assistant & AFI Alum Jordan Tyner

  This month, AFI spoke with ARRAY Executive Assistant and AFI alum Jordan Tyner (AFI Class of 2020) about ARRAY Crew, a new database for diverse below-the-line workers that hopes to expand opportunities within the film and television industry.   AFI: What inspired ARRAY Crew? Jordan Tyner: ARRAY Crew was inspired by the lack of…

Catching up with MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY Cinematographer Lauren Guiteras (AFI Class of 2017)

MA BELLE, MY BEAUTY, shot by cinematographer and AFI alum Lauren Guiteras (AFI Class of 2017), is a transportive, cross-cultural love story set in the south of France, which follows the polyamorous relationship of Lane (Hannah Pepper), Bertie (Idella Johnson) and Fred (Lucien Guignard). Following its premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, MA BELLE,…

“Now Playing”: Projects by AFI Alumni Available to Watch Online in March

Looking for a new film or TV series to watch online? Support AFI alumni by checking out our Now Playing section, which we update regularly each month. Whether it’s a theatrical release now premiering on VOD or a scheduled digital launch, we want to get the word out.   New Projects for March 2021 ALLEN…

AFI Member Spotlight: Jeanne Meyers

This month, AFI spoke with Premiere Circle member and AFI Conservatory alum Jeanne Meyers (Producing, AFI Class of 1983) about her lifelong passion for film and empowering young people to use media to tell their own stories. For the last 25 years, Meyers has directed the development of the MY HERO website, an interactive, online…

For Your Consideration: AFI Alumni Films

The 93rd Academy Awards® are right around the corner! We are proud to recognize the following AFI alumni and their films that are a part of the awards conversation this year. Hover over their projects below to see the alumni who created some of the year's best films, and stay tuned to find out which...
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