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.

Learn more at www.afi.com

NOTABLE ALUMNI

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

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