Alumni Spotlight – American Film Institute

Alumni Spotlight on Emmy®-Nominated Cinematographer Nick Higgins

Following SXSW, we sat down with cinematographer and AFI Conservatory Alum Nick Higgins (AFI Class of 2002) to hear more about his projects that recently debuted at the acclaimed film and television festival. His documentary THE WORLD ACCORDING TO ALLEE WILLIS delves into the life and legacy of Grammy Award®-winning songwriter Allee Willis (AFI DWW...

AFI Spotlight on THE UNKNOWN COUNTRY’s Vanara Taing (AFI Class of 2012)

Ahead of the 2024 Film Independent Spirit Awards which highlights the best in independent cinema, we spoke to AFI Conservatory Alum Vanara Taing (AFI Class of 2012) whose new docudrama THE UNKNOWN COUNTRY is nominated for the distinguished John Cassavetes Award. Starring Academy Award® nominee Lily Gladstone, the film centers on an Indigenous woman named...