American Film Institute

Type: Organization
Name: American Film Institute
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

The 45th Student Film Festival August 23 to 27

- The 45th edition of the Student Film Festival has announced the award-winning filmmakers for this year. Between August 23 and 27, 2014, the jury viewed 86 films in 2 competitive sections, comprising 26 Canadian films and 60 international films resp ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Free Video. The Light At The Center Of The Universe Poetry Reading

author image - Aug. 22, 2014 - HOUSTON -- The poet JF Anstead will read the poem STARS. It is a romantic poem well liked by critics and just about anyone who reads it. A reviewer of a previous book of poetry touted STARS as “an unusual poem.”The poetry ... [Published Prlog - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Young filmmakers from around globe honoured by motion picture academy at Student Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Fifteen student filmmakers from around the world were honoured with Academy Awards on Saturday night in a preview of the showbiz excitement that likely awaits them in the years ahead. Previous winners have gone on to receive 46 Oscar ... [Published Squamish Chief - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ireland/Davenport’s Ernest Nkosi has film accepted at major film festivals

Ireland/Davenport creative Ernest Nkosi has produced a film that will be showcased at numerous film festivals, including Toronto in September, Raindance (London) in October and Cannes in 2015. The film has also been selected for screening at the American ... [Published Marketing Update - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

American Film Institute Showcase and AFI Showcase Shop to Close 8/17/14

It has been internally announced that the American Film Institute Showcase and AFI Showcase Shop will have their final day of operation on August 17, 2014. The exhibit and adjoining store are located in the Backlot section of Disney's Hollywood Stud ... [Published Intercot - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Barbra Streisand Releases Statement on Passing of Lauren Bacall

Yesterday, BWW reported the sad news that fllm and stage legend and two-time Tony Award winner Lauren Bacall , passed away at the age of 89.Today, Barbara Streisand, who worked with Bacall in The Mirror Has Two Face, released the following statement:"What ... [Published Broadway World - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mr. Independent

When Nicholai Burton helped start the Park Circle Film Society in 2008, he admits, “It was a pretty amateur setup.” Working with a few hundred dollars in seed money, the group’s first screenings came courtesy of a PowerPoint projector and a pair of old ... [Published Charleston Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 12 reports

Golden Age Hollywood Starlet Lauren Bacall Dies as 89

Bacall was a successful star with a femme fatale image in 1940s Hollywood. She was married to Hollywood icon Humphrey Bogart, with whom she also acted in many films. Bacall was featured in the American Film Institute (AFI) list of the top 25 actress legends, ... [Published Algemeiner.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Throwback Thursday: "The Third Man"

“The Third Man,” the best movie that Alfred Hitchcock never made. Hitch’s influence is all over the film, but it was another Englishman, Carol Reed, who helmed the story of an American pulp novelist named Holly Martins, played by Joseph Cotten, who finds ... [Published Frisco Enterprise - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

ICTA Holds Annual Summer Business Retreat in DC

T he held its’ annual Summer Business Retreat in our nation’s capital last week at the historic Willard InterContinental hotel. Attendees included ICTA members from all over the US as well as international constituents from Russia, Germany and Englan ... [Published Dcinematoday.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Chapman Film School Makes List

The Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University was named the seventh best film school in the country out of 25 ranked by the Hollywood Reporter.Only the film schools at the University of Southern California, the University of California-Los ... [Published Orange County Business Journal - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

MicroTech CEO Appointed to American Film Institute Council

VIENNA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroTech President & CEO, Tony Jimenez, is a new Vice Chair to the American Film Institute (AFI) Corporate Council.  Chaired by Jim Moffatt, Chairman & CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP, the Corporate Council is ... [Published Business Technology - Jun 10 2014]

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...it all the time on the breakdowns (casting notices), it’s like if you are Latino, you have to get naked,” said actress Patricia Rae, who also said, "I studied at the LeeLee Strasberg Theatre Institute, I have done off-Broadway shows. I don’t want to play a cleaning lady.”"
As a CNR student, Anne was an enthusiastic member of Props "N Paint. During her senior year she was a page at ABC, and interned at Children's Television Workshop, working on Sesame Streeet magazine. This was a natural next step into the world of media and communication. She earned her master's degree in Education from Harvard University, and joined her two interests − education and media− by pursuing a career in children's television."
In September 2006, Bacall was awarded the first Katharine Hepburn Medal, which recognizes "women whose lives, work and contributions embody the intelligence, drive and independence of the four-time-Oscar-winning actress" , by Bryn Mawr College's Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center
"She was, you can say she was a tough personality. She wanted the best and if you weren't doing the best she let you know about it. She was a great person. Catch her on a bad day it could be interesting. She was a good grandma. She was lucky to have a pretty unique life" he said

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The 45th Student Film Festival August 23 to 27 [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
The 45th Student Film Festival August 23 to 27 [Published Festival des Films du Monde - Aug 28 2014]
The 11 Best Rom-Coms For Men Who Hate Rom-Coms [Published Esquire UK - Aug 28 2014]
Television is Dead. Long Live Internet Video [Published Business 2 Community - Aug 27 2014]
David Beckham, Elvis Presley and Doctor Who: ta... [Published Burton Mail - Aug 26 2014]
20 facts to celebrate Dreamworks Animation 20th... [Published Key 4 Communications - Aug 25 2014]
Free Video. The Light At The Center Of The Univ... [Published Prlog - Aug 23 2014]
Young filmmakers from around globe honoured by ... [Published Squamish Chief - Aug 21 2014]
‘Shawshank’ anniversary sparks memories [Published Sidney Daily News - Aug 20 2014]
Film series rides French New Wave [Published Planet Jackson Hole - Aug 20 2014]
This Legendary Video Store Is Going Out of Busi... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
St. Marys director’s film chosen for TIFF [Published Elmira Independent - Aug 20 2014]
Lights, Camera, Struggle? [Published NBCNews.com - Aug 18 2014]
Festival to peak into Ava’s Closet [Published Durham News - Aug 18 2014]
Portrait Gallery: Lauren Bacall’s Portrait in ‘... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 17 2014]
HFPA Donates $1.9 Million in Grants at 2014 Gra... [Published Haute Living Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
Ireland/Davenport’s Ernest Nkosi has film accep... [Published Marketing Update - Aug 15 2014]
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Donates Mil... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 15 2014]
American Film Institute Showcase and AFI Showca... [Published Intercot - Aug 15 2014]
Anne Sweeney Receives Angela Merici Medal from ... [Published Myrtle Beach Sun News - Aug 14 2014]
Mr. Independent [Published Charleston Magazine - Aug 14 2014]
Golden Age Hollywood Starlet Lauren Bacall Dies... [Published Algemeiner.com - Aug 13 2014]
Legendary `femme fatale` actress Lauren Bacall ... [Published Donga.com - Aug 13 2014]
Barbra Streisand Releases Statement on Passing ... [Published Broadway World - Aug 13 2014]
Famed actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89 [Published WHP CBS21 - Aug 13 2014]
Golden Age actress Lauren Bacall dies aged 89 [Published EuroNews - Aug 13 2014]
Lauren Bacall: Angels Are Whistling in Heaven [Published The Guardian Express - Aug 13 2014]
Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall sadly dies aged 89 [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 13 2014]
Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall sadly dies aged 89 [Published The Sentinel - Aug 13 2014]
Lauren Bacall, 89, Hollywood legend with smoky ... [Published Philly.com - Aug 13 2014]
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Who Was Lauren Bacall? 5 Things to Know [Published TIME.com - Aug 13 2014]
Lauren Bacall, one of Hollywood’s most legendary leading ladies, died Tuesday at age 89 . For those unfamiliar with the award-winning actress or her decades-spanning career, here is a quick crash course: She got her start as a model : Before she made ...
Lauren Bacall dead at 89: Screen legend passes ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 13 2014]
NEW YORK — Lauren Bacall, the slinky, sultry-voiced actress who created on-screen magic with Humphrey Bogart in To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep and off-screen magic in one of Hollywood’s most storied marriages, died Tuesday at age 89. Bacall, ...
6 Roles to Remember the Bright Side of Robin Wi... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 12 2014]
The world has been left stunned by news of the loss of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. Throughout his long career, Williams proved his versatility as a performer again and again in a wide range of diverse roles that crossed all kinds of genres. ...
Versatile Actors Chosen For Spielberg’s Cold Wa... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 22 2014]
Dave Kotinsky / Getty Images Steven Spielberg has done some major casting work for his new Cold War movie, confirming that Amy Ryan will play Tom Hanks’s wife in the film while Alan Alda, Billy Magnussen, and Eve Hewson are also in talks to star alongside ...
What’s Wrong With Hollywood’s List of Its Own G... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 03 2014]
The Hollywood Reporter recently compiled a list of Hollywood’s 100 favorite movies by asking members of the entertainment industry, including actors, directors, agents, screenwriters, and other members of the entertainment industry what they think ...
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Jane Fonda honored by acting peers [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Jun 06 2014]
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