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AFI Movie Club: BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ

Join AFI as an AFI Star Member or above and watch this film for FREE, along with other complimentary AFI-curated films on our on-demand streaming service. Each month, a selection of new titles will be added with unlimited views!  JOIN OR UPGRADE MEMBERSHIP BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ is a documentary about cinema's...

Pippa Bianco Discusses the Evolution of Making SHARE and Directing HBO’s Hit Series EUPHORIA

It’s been a busy summer for AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) alumna Pippa Bianco, the talented, rising filmmaker who adapted her Cannes-winning DWW short SHARE into her first feature film. Produced and financed by A24, the film world-premiered at Sundance, where it was quickly scooped up by HBO. In the critically celebrated, riveting and…

AFI Directing Workshop for Women Alumna Valerie Weiss Talks Being Ready to Helm a Studio Franchise and Her Unconventional Path to Hollywood

Valerie Weiss’ experience as a scientist-turned-filmmaker has served as an unconventional springboard as she sets her sights on directing within the Hollywood studio system. She discovered her passion for directing while majoring in Molecular Biology at Princeton and minoring in theater and dance. “For the first time I felt like my intellectual side and my…

AFI Launches Two Cinematography Programs for Women

AFI has announced the inaugural AFI Cinematography Introductory Intensive for Women (CIIW), sponsored by 21st Century Fox. The tuition-free program, taking place on the AFI campus in Los Angeles, August 3-6, 2018, will introduce the fundamentals of visual storytelling to women who are interested in a career in cinematography. In addition, Twentieth Century Fox Film…
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