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AFI Alumni Win WGA and Eddie Awards

Congratulations to AFI Alumni Gideon Raff (AFI Class of 2003) and Steven Rasch, A.C.E. (AFI Class of 1998) for their recent award winning work! Gideon Raff won a WGA Award in the new series category for HOMELAND and Steven Rasch won an A.C.E. Eddie Award for CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM: “Palestinian Chicken,” in the category of Best Edited Half-Hour Series for Television.

AFI Alumni Winners at Sundance 2012

Congratulations to AFI Alumni Kirby Dick of THE INVISIBLE WAR, the Sundance Audience Award winner for U.S. Documentary, and Tobias Datum & Linda Sena of SMASHED, U. S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Excellence in Independent Film Producing!

AFI Conservatory Win at Sundance 2012

Congratulations to AFI Conservatory alumni with award-winning films at the Sundance 2012 Film Festival!
— BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD, Grand Jury Prize Winner (the festival’s top prize) - Affonso Goncalves, AFI Editing Class of 1993

— THE RETURN, Jury Prize for International Narrative Short Film - Sevdije Kastrati, AFI Cinematography Class of 2011

— NOBODY WALKS, U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Excellence in Independent Film Producing - Linda Sena, AFI Production Design Class of 2001

This is the second consecutive year that AFI Conservatory alum have been affiliated with the top prize winning film at Sundance.  Last year, LIKE CRAZY – Drake Doremus (AFI Directing Class of 2005), John Gulesarian (AFI Cinematography Class of 2005) and Jonathan Alberts (AFI Editing Class of 2001) – took home the top prize.

Patty Jenkins Wins DGA Award for THE KILLING

Congratulations to AFI Alum Patty Jenkins, who won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series for the AMC television drama THE KILLING!

AFI Alumni Nominated for the 84th Academy Awards

We are very proud to congratulate our AFI Alumni that have been nominated for the 84th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS!

Terrence Malick (D ‘69), Director/Writer
Best Director (Nominee)
Robert Richardson (C ‘79), Cinematographer
Cinematography (Nominee)
Janusz Kaminski (C ‘87), Director of Photography
Cinematography (Nominee)
Rebecca Cammisa (DWW ‘03), Producer/Director
Documentary Short (Nominee)

AFI Alumni Golden Globes Winners and Nominees

We are so proud of our Conservatory Alumni who were were nominated for and winners of Golden Globes!

For Best TV Series -Drama:

HOMELAND - Gideon Raff, Executive Producer (Winner)

AMERICAN HORROR STORY - Bradley Buecker, Co- Executive Producer, Dante Di Loreto, Brad Falchuk, Executive Producers (Nominees)

For Best TV Series -Comedy:

GLEE - Bradley Buecker, Co- Executive Producer, Dante Di Loreto, Brad Falchuk, Executive Producers (Nominees)

Congratulations to our AFI Alumni!

Two AFI Alums on Variety’s “10 Directors to Watch”

Two AFI Alums made Variety’s “10 Directors to Watch” list, Zal Batmanglij and Gerardo Naranjo. Congratulations to both!


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