Honorees Announced December 4 Outstanding Achievements in Film and TV Celebrated at Invitation-Only Luncheon on January 3, 2020 Recognizing the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image, AFI AWARDS is the American Film Institute’s annual stamp of excellence — celebrating works of significance in both film and television. Submissions for AFI AWARDS 2019 are now being accepted at www.afi.com/afi-awards-submissions/ through Thursday, October 17. Honorees will be announced on Wednesday, December 4, 2019. An invitation-only luncheon celebrating the honorees will follow on Friday, January 3, 2020. AFI is proud to have Audi return as an Official Sponsor…

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On Opening Day, AFI CEO & President Bob Gazzale and Dean Susan Ruskin welcomed 137 first year Fellows, who will embark on their two-year filmmaker training at the AFI Conservatory. The Conservatory is commemorating the 50th anniversary since it first opened its doors on September 23, 1969, with an inaugural class that included master filmmakers Caleb Deschanel, Terrence Malick and Paul Schrader. Recent alumni include filmmakers as diverse as Patty Jenkins (Class of 2000), Darren Aronofsky (Class of 1992), Rachel Morrison (Class of 2006) and Melina Matsoukas (Class of 2005). 52% of all first and second year AFI Fellows this…

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