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AFI Alumni Projects Feted by Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association just announced the nominations for the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards – Congrats to these film and TV programs on their Golden Globe nominations and the AFI Alumni who helped bring them to the big and small screens!   Best Motion Picture – Animated THE LION KING Caleb Deschanel (AFI…

ON THE BASIS OF SEX World Premiere to Open AFI FEST 2018

The 32nd edition of AFI FEST presented by Audi will open with the World Premiere of Participant Media’s ON THE BASIS OF SEX, in association with Alibaba Pictures and distributed by Focus Features. Directed by AFI Conservatory alumna Mimi Leder (AFI Class of 1973), the inspiring drama tells the story of young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg…

Audi and AFI Support Female Filmmakers – Watch Video

Watch this new video — featuring AFI Conservatory & AFI Directing Workshop for Women alumnae — to learn how Audi and AFI have collaborated to celebrate diversity – and drive progress. The clip talks about women in film and a spotlight on the Audi Fellowship for Women, which Audi created earlier this year to support one…

Interview: AFI Conservatory Alumna Mimi Leder on Directing THE LEFTOVERS

As an executive producer and director on HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS, Mimi Leder (AFI Class of 1973, Cinematography) brought her deft storytelling touch to the recent series finale. But her work has extended well beyond the prestige mystery series, with Primetime Emmy wins and nominations for ER, THE WEST WING and CHINA BEACH, and film-directing credits…

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