Saturday, July 22, 2017

American Film Institute

Tuesday, Jun. 6, 2017

When Diane Keaton accepts the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award this week, she'll say it's all because of her mom, dad and Woody Allen.

The Oscar-winning actress credits her parents with instilling her creativity and work ethic, and Allen's "Annie Hall" with launching her...

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...

Friday, Jan. 6, 2017

L.A.-based YayBig Productions has signed writer/director Ryan Prows. His debut feature film, Lowlife, is moving towards its 2017 premiere. Both the film and Prows are represented by UTA. He has written and directed content for a variety of platforms...

Thursday, May. 5, 2016

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced that AFI DOCS will pay tribute to renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog as the festival’s 2016 Charles Guggenheim Symposium honoree.

The AFI DOCS Charles Guggenheim Symposium honors documentary masters who have inspired audiences with their non-...

Friday, Jun. 5, 2015

Tina Fey called him a genius. Sarah Silverman said he was her inspiration. Carl Reiner described him as "the most versatile human being there is on our planet as far as show business and making people laugh."

Steve Martin was the object of this...

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

The American Film Institute (AFI) announced today the official selections of AFI Awards 2014--11 outstanding films and 10 outstanding television programs deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image. This is the...

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
AFI Fest 2014 has announced this year’s Jury and Audience Awards for features and short films included in the New Auteur and Shorts programs. The New Auteurs section highlights first and second-time feature film directors and the Shorts selections represent...
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

The latest entry in director Miguel Arteta’s feature filmography marks a departure from his independent film norm. His indie track record started with Star Maps (receiving five Independent Spirit Award nominations, including for Best First Feature and Best First Screenplay) and has gone...