|In Memoriam: Roger Ebert (1942-2013)|
The American Film Institute reflects with sorrow the passing of Roger Ebert, film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times, who received an honorary degree from the AFI Conservatory in 2004.
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|American Film Institute Announces AFI Awards 2012 Official Selections|
AFI Almanac Honors Ten Most Outstanding Motion Pictures and Television Programs of the Year
The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the official selections of AFI AWARDS 2012 – the awards season event favored by artists and entertainment executives for its intimacy and collaborative recognition where everyone is a winner – that documents the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television.
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|Mel Brooks To Receive 41st AFI Life Achievement Award|
America's Highest Honor for a Career in Film to be Presented June 6, 2013; Tribute will Air on TNT and Turner Classic Movies
Sir Howard Stringer, Chair of the American Film Institute’s Board of Trustees, announced today the Board’s decision to honor Mel Brooks with the 41st AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Brooks at a gala tribute on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA.
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|American Film Institute Returns To The White House To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of “To Kill A Mockingbird”|
AFI Brings Special Screening to the White House Followed by National Television Broadcast President Obama to Introduce Both Events
The American Film Institute (AFI), in conjunction with USA Network and Universal Pictures, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at the White House on Thursday, April 5 and with the nation on Saturday, April 7. AFI was created in the White House Rose Garden in 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson set a national mandate to “bring together leading artists of the film industry, outstanding educators and young men and women who wish to pursue the art form as their life’s work.”
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|American Film Institute Announces Pedro Almodovar as Guest Artistic Director of AFI FEST Presented by Audi|
2011 Marks 25th Edition of AFI FEST
American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that internationally acclaimed filmmaker Pedro Almodovar will serve as its Guest Artistic Director at AFI FEST 2011 presented by Audi. AFI FEST – celebrating its 25th year in 2011 – will take place November 3 through 10 in Hollywood, California at the historic Chinese Theatre, the Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
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|American Film Institute Presents 37th Annual AFI Directing Workshop For Women|
Creative COW® And Levi's® Shape What's To Come™ Provide Enhanced Financial Support To Program
The American Film Institute (AFI) today announced the details for its 37th annual Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) Showcase and the participants of its upcoming 2011 cycle. The program provides classroom training and hands-on production experience for female directors in the entertainment industry.
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|News: Thin, Shot With Panasonic|
Provocative Film on Young Women with Anorexia to Premiere on HBO in Fall 2006- Panasonic AG-DVX100A Used as Second Camera for Production
THIN, a gripping documentary about young women with eating disorders directed by internationally-renowned still photographer Lauren Greenfield and shot with Panasonic 24p cameras (the AJ-SDX900 DVCPRO50 camera backed up by the mini-DV AG-DVX100A), will screen in the Documentary Competition at the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, Jan. 19 – 29 in Park City, UT. THIN will screen seven times, from Jan. 20 – 27(see schedule below).
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