AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE
AFI is America's promise to preserve the heritage of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers. AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.
At the world-renowned AFI Conservatory, a dedicated group of working professionals from the entertainment industry serve as mentors in a hands-on, production-based environment nurturing the talents of tomorrow's storytellers. The Conservatory is recognized as one of the world’s top film schools.
Established in 1969, the two-year Master of Fine Arts program provides training in six filmmaking disciplines: Cinematography, Directing, Editing, Producing, Production Design, and Screenwriting.
As a non-profit educational and cultural organization, AFI relies on the generous financial support from moving image arts enthusiasts like you to provide funding for its programs and initiatives.
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David Lynch - The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive
Terrence Malick - The Thin Red Line, Tree of Life, Badlands
Darren Aronofsky - Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, The Wrestler
Edward Zwick - Glory, Blood Diamond
Steve Golin - Babel, Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine
Paul Schrader - Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Last Temptation of Christ
Peter Jan Brugge - Heat, The Insider
Wally Pfister - Memento, The Dark Knight, Inception
Andrea Arnold - Fish Tank, Wuthering Heights
Janusz Kamiński - Schindler's List, Saving Private Ryan, Munich
Matthew Libatique - Iron Man, Noah, The Fountain
Robert Richardson - Platoon, Inglourious Bastards, Shutter Island
Robert Elswit - There Will Be Blood, Magnolia, Boogie Nights
Steven Rosenblum - Braveheart, The Last Samurai