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American Film Institute
Monday, Nov. 15, 2021
AFI FEST 2021 announced the films that received this year’s Jury and Audience awards. The Grand Jury Award winners for Live Action and Animated Short will be eligible for the 2021 Best Live Action Short and Best Animated Short Academy Awards®.
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020
AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute's annual documentary celebration in the nation's capital, has opened submissions and announced the dates for the 2021 edition of the festival.
Wednesday, May. 6, 2020
AFI DOCS, the American Film Institute's annual documentary celebration in the nation's capital, has announced the festival's 18th annual edition is going virtual.
Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that it has named incoming AFI Conservatory Screenwriting Fellow Taryn Procsal as recipient of the Kirk Douglas Fellowship, a full-tuition two-year scholarship awarded to an AFI Conservatory Fellow.
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017
The Meet the Press Film Festival in Collaboration with the American Film Institute (AFI) announced its full slate of official selections — 16 short-length political documentaries produced by filmmakers from across the country.
Tuesday, Sep. 5, 2017
Recognizing the year's most outstanding achievements in the art of the moving image, AFI AWARDS is the American Film Institute's annual almanac of excellence — celebrating works of significance in both film and television. AFI will honor the talented teams that created the 10 most o
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES
Caleb Deschanel To Receive The American Film Institute's 25th Annual Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal
Wednesday, May. 27, 2015
The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today that cinematographer and director Caleb Deschanel (AFI Class of 1969) will receive the 2015 Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014
The American Film Institute's international documentary film festival, AFI DOCS 2015 will take place June 17–21, 2015 in and around the nation's capital – with the goal to inspire change by bringing together the nation's leaders and leading artists.