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Wednesday, May. 6, 2020
AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute’s yearly documentary celebration in the nation’s capital, is going global and online next month with its 18th annual edition.
The best in non-fiction fare will be showcased in a re-imagined online film festival “where the best seat is in your house...
Friday, Jun. 7, 2019
Denzel Washington was the man of the hour Thursday night with everyone from Julia Roberts to Spike Lee turning out to celebrate him as this year's recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award. But when he finally took the stage to accept the honor he did something unexpected: At his own award...
Friday, May. 24, 2019
DIRECTOR STETT BREAKS GLASS CEILING FOR FORD
Carrie Stett, who’s repped by Washington Square Films, directed this brand film, Breaking the Glass Ceiling, for Ford that proves it’s never too late to realize your dreams. Hosted by actress and activist Gina Rodriguez...
Monday, Jun. 18, 2018
George Clooney's Hollywood career spans more than three decades, with memorable roles including fighting vampires, playing Batman and drifting through space in "Gravity." But Clooney's other accomplishments, including directing, screenwriting and activism, led to him becoming the latest...
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced the official selections of AFI Awards 2017, celebrating the year’s most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image--with 10 films and 10 television programs deemed culturally and artistically significant.
In addition to the 20...
Friday, May. 12, 2017
The American Film Institute (AFI) has announced the full slate of films for AFI DOCS 2017, a five-day documentary celebration in the nation’s capital. Each year, the festival is committed to providing artists with the opportunity to present powerfully told, artfully constructed stories — and to...
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016
The inspiration for director Otto Bell’s first feature documentary came in the form of a photo essay from still lenser Asher Svidensky that appeared on the BBC website and included shots of Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Kazakh girl living in Mongolia and aspiring to be an eagle hunter. This...
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016
With an animation pedigree that includes winning a Best Animated Short Oscar last year for Disney’s Feast, director Patrick Osborne is known for creating assorted different worlds. He noted that virtual reality has taken him to the new filmmaking plateau of “creating a world and being...
Friday, Apr. 1, 2016
Following last year’s well-received Gundersen Health System campaign, Minneapolis agency Preston Kelly reunited with director Michele Atkins of production house kaboom, San Francisco and L.A., to delve into what makes the provider so special: love + medicine. Inspired by actual experiences at...
Friday, Dec. 18, 2015
Director Maris Jones of production company Adolescent teamed with Hill Holliday, Wax editor Christopher Huth and Sonic Union mixer David Papa to literally force the hands of teens into making questionable decisions in the impactful new :30 PSA “Who Controls You” for Above the Influence, a...