Emmys – American Film Institute

AFI Alums Garner 2020 Emmy Nominations

Congratulations to this year’s Emmy®-nominated AFI alumni! Today, the Television Academy announced the nominees for the 72nd Emmy® Awards. The early morning event was hosted by Leslie Jones and included presenters Laverne Cox, Josh Gad and Tatiana Maslany. With these groundbreaking and critically acclaimed series, AFI alumni continue to push the boundaries of storytelling. Please…

AFI Member Spotlight: Paris Barclay

Paris Barclay is one of television’s most prolific directors. His credits include episodes of NYPD BLUE, ER, THE WEST WING, LOST, THE GOOD WIFE, CSI, SONS OF ANARCHY, HOUSE, GLEE, IN TREATMENT, SCANDAL, EMPIRE and PITCH. Throughout his career, he has garnered two Emmy® awards, ten DGA nominations, three NAACP Image awards, four Peabody Awards…

Congrats to AFI’s 2019 Emmy®-Nominated Alumni!

This morning at the 71st Emmy® Awards announcement, AFI Conservatory alumni garnered eight nominations for their outstanding contributions in television. Announced at The Wolf Theatre at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center, these nominations represent a culturally diverse slate of groundbreaking television programming. AFI alumni earned nominations for critically-acclaimed work, ranging from INSECURE shot by…

Congrats to AFI’s 2017 Emmy-Nominated Alumni

Thursday morning’s 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards announcement boasted a total of 17 nominations for AFI Conservatory and AFI Directing Workshop for Women alumni. Altogether, 54 AFI alumni worked on 27 of this year’s nominated programs — up from last year.

Congrats to AFI Conservatory’s Emmy-Nominated Alumni

Thursday morning’s 68th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards announcement featured 22 AFI Conservatory alumni up for a total of 20 nominations. A record total of 50 alumni worked on 25 nominated programs — adding to a 2016 winning streak that has included 12 Television Critics Association Award nominations, three Cannes Film Festival prizes, five Academy Award®…

AFI Alums Win at the Emmys and the Toronto Film Festival

Congratulations to AFI graduates who won prizes today at the 67th Emmy® Awards and the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. THE VOICE was awarded the Emmy for Outstanding Reality Competition Program, a trophy that went to producer Lee Metzger (AFI Class of 2000). VEEP’s Allison Jones (AFI Class of 1981) won for Outstanding Casting for…
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