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Hurry - the submission deadline for AFI FEST 2014 is tomorrow! 

Hurry - the submission deadline for 2014 is tomorrow!

Catch up on AFI FEST 2013 titles now on VOD:

You can now watch many of the most highly acclaimed titles from AFI FEST 2013 in the comfort of your own home!  Here’s a partial list of some of the latest films and where to find them:

BETHLEHEM - now on iTunes

BLUE RUIN - now on Vudu

CAUCUS - now on iTunes

THE MISSING PICTURE - now on Vudu and iTunes


PHILOMENA - now on iTunes

THE SACRAMENT - now on iTunes and Vudu

STRANGER BY THE LAKE - now on Netflix Instant

Submissions are now open and filmmakers are invited to submit narrative, documentary, experimental, animated and short films for consideration for the next edition of AFI FEST – November 6-13, 2014.


Director/screenwriter Spike Jonze (WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, ADAPTATION) spoke at the AFI FEST 2013 screening of his latest film, HER, with FEST Associate Director Lane Kneedler. HER, which opened nationwide January 10, centers on a lonely writer who falls for a computer operating system named Samantha (Scarlett Johansson). In this exclusive clip, Jonze discusses the development of Johansson’s character, and casting and rehearsing Joaquin Phoenix.



From Today’s Spotlight Annette Bening:

The moderator was THE FACE OF LOVE director Ari Posen who took the stage to introduce the Bening. Posen started by saying her thrilled and honored and was a little nervous to be doing this event. He said that he was as curious as the attendees were to hear her answers to his questions. Posen called Bening an extraordinary artist and gifted, hardworking & generous.

The iPhone App is here!


The AFI FEST presented by Audi 2013 iPhone App designed by Xomo is now available! Go to the iTunes store and search for “AFI FEST Presented by Audi” then download.

You can access film information, create a schedule, watch trailers and take Instagram photos in the Social section.


The trailer for THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, screening at AFI FEST 2013.

NOW PLAYING IN LOS ANGELES: Mikkelsen stars in Thomas Vinterberg’s new film, THE HUNT. THE HUNT was part of AFI FEST’s 2012 selection. 

NOW PLAYING IN LOS ANGELES: Mikkelsen stars in Thomas Vinterberg’s new film, THE HUNT. THE HUNT was part of AFI FEST’s 2012 selection. 

LAURENCE ANYWAYS, from AFI FEST 2012’s World Cinema program opens in NY today! And in LA next week!

Follow the film and the film’s writer and director Xavier Dolan - @Xdolan, @LaurenceNEways  


Next week we will be posting an interview with Dolan!

LAURENCE ANYWAYS  (Theater Information)image

Prolific Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan returns with his latest passionate rollercoaster ride of unattainable love.

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