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AFI Cinematography Head Stephen Lighthill Re-Elected President of ASC For Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, AFI Conservatory Cinematography Discipline Head Stephen Lighthill has been re-elected president of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). This will be Lighthill's fourth term as president, having been elected in 2020 and serving his first term from 2012-2013. AFI Alumni Amy Vincent (AFI Class of 1991) was also re-elected as...

Congratulations to the AFI Alumni who are Guild Award Winners!

AFI is excited to celebrate the outstanding work of our Alumni and the incredible stories they’ve shared with audiences around the world this year. Congratulations to all of the extraordinary members of the AFI community who have been nominated by the guilds this year. We especially enjoy seeing AFI Alumni lifting one another up as...

Hollywood Guilds Honor AFI Alumni

Awards season is in full swing with the Hollywood Guilds recently announcing their nominations for the best film and TV work of the year. Often a precursor for the Academy Award® nominees announcement – set for February 8 this year, the Guild Awards signify overall excellence and are annually bestowed by the American Cinema Editors...

AFI Conservatory Discipline Head Stephen Lighthill to Receive ASC Presidents Award

In recognition of his contributions to the art of cinematography, the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC)  has announced that Stephen Lighthill, AFI Conservatory Cinematography Discipline Head, will receive the ASC Presidents Award at a gala on February 17, 2018. The Presidents Award honors an individual’s contributions to the next generation of cinematographers, and Lighthill joins the…
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