At the Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards on Sunday, February 11, two women filmmakers from the AFI Conservatory received prizes — continuing a tradition of AFI Conservatory alumnae making impressive impact with their work. Altogether, seven AFI Conservatory graduates were nominated for WGA Awards this year.
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 female director for her entire two-year AFI Conservatory enrollment.
This weekend, director Patty Jenkins’ WONDER WOMAN opened to critical and commercial acclaim as the biggest box-office opening for a female director ever. The American Film Institute congratulates Jenkins, an alumna of the AFI Conservatory Directing Class of 2000, on the success and global impact of WONDER WOMAN.