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Michelle Yeoh and Lawrence Herbert Receive Honorary Degrees at AFI Class of 2022 Commencement

Today, AFI conferred a Doctorate of Fine Arts degree honoris causa for contributions of distinction to the art of the moving image upon Michelle Yeoh, who is the first Asian artist to receive the AFI honor; and a Doctorate of Communication Arts degree honoris causa upon AFI Trustee Emeritus Lawrence Herbert for his commitment to...

Lesli Linka Glatter and Paul Schrader to Receive AFI Honorary Degrees

AFI will confer Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees honoris causa upon Academy Award®-nominated director/producer Lesli Linka Glatter (alumna, AFI Directing Workshop for Women) and Academy Award®-nominated writer/director Paul Schrader (AFI Conservatory Class of 1969). They will be recognized for their contributions to the art of the moving image during the AFI Conservatory’s commencement ceremony on…

AFI Conservatory Names 2016 Honorary Degree Recipients

AFI will confer Doctorate of Fine Arts degrees honoris causa upon Rita Moreno and Quentin Tarantino. They will be recognized for their contributions to film during the AFI Conservatory’s commencement ceremony on June 15, 2016, at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre. One of only a handful of performers to have won all four major entertainment awards, the…
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