American Film Institute

Type: Organization
Name: American Film Institute
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

AFI Awards Sets Announcement Date

The American Film Institute will announce its choices for the ten best film and ten best television achievements of the year on Dec. 8, the organization announced today.The honorees will be recognized at an invitation-only luncheon on Jan. 9.The deadline ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

AFI honors Sophia Loren

AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, today announced it will honor Sophia Loren with a special Tribute on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. AFI FEST, the 8-day film festival, will take place November 6 through 13 in Hollywood. ... [Published - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Godfather

02:12 AMBy:  Henrylito D. Tacio“WHEN some children were brought to Him so that He might lay His hands on them and pray; and the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, ‘Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for thekingdom of ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Seminary events: Getting to know you, and vice versa

As part of its ongoing outreach to involve itself in, and welcome, the community at large, St. John's Seminary schedules events throughout the year, both social and informational, both on and off its Camarillo campus. Following is a sampling of events ... [Published Angelus The Tidings Online - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Barbra Streisand to appear on 'The Tonight Show' Monday

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Barbra Streisand has been booked as the only guest on Monday's edition of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in New York, NBC announced Thursday.This will mark Streisand's first U.S. late-night talk show guest appearance ... [Published UPI - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

An Intimate Evening with Shirley MacLaine »

Actor, dancer, director, author, activist, legend. Shirley MacLaine has forged a powerhouse presence on the world stage that spans seven decades and countless indelible performances, from Irma La Douce and Sweet Charity to Terms of Endearment, Steel Magnolias ... [Published Glam Adelaide - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

"Gone with the Wind" Returning to Theaters Ahead of Home Video Release for 75th Anniversary

If you were there when opened in theaters in 1939, you have a chance to relive that experience in a few weeks when comes to select theaters around the country. If you have never seen this classic movie on the big screen, this is your opportunity to enjoy ... [Published Big - Sep 03 2014]
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

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 - 22 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 - Aug 13 2014]


"Sex appeal," legendary actress Sophia Loren is quoted as saying in her sexy Italian accent, "is 50 percent what you've got and 50 percent what people think you've got."
Linda Kahn, Co-Chair of BAFTA New York Outreach Committee said: "It is thrilling to see the growth in the BAFTA New York scholarship program. Significantly, this is our third year and we have more scholarships, sponsors and universities than ever before. Sponsored by A+E Networks, BBC AMERICA, DLT Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, HBO and Walkers Shortbread, the BAFTA New York scholarships focus onon media studies in TV and film. The scholarships, which are based on merit and need, include graduate students from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and Brooklyn College as well as undergraduates from Hunter College. We are excited to extend the program to these outstanding students and to provide them with mentoring opportunities."
The Coen brothers' Barton Fink (1991) is another film inspired by Eraserhead "s bizarre symbolism, and of course, Nance's plume of hair. Lynch's alien baby galvanized H R Giger's alien design in Alien (1979), especially the famous scene in which the alien jolts out of John Hurt's chest . Fellow AFI grad Darren Aronofsky's Pi (1998) and Requiem for a Dream (2000) owe a lot to Lynch, and so does Terry Gilliam's Brazil (1985). But the biggest influence may be on Lynch himself. He planted Twin Peaks " seeds with Eraserhead...
"This is an honor that really speaks to the strength of AT&T," Lee said. "We're passionate about connecting people with each other, information and entertainment at home, work or on the go. And we're doing it with a customer experience that stands apart from others. The real power of AT&T is in our diversity, great opportunities and a shared commitment to deliver the future first. More than 83,000 women working at AT&T are leading innovation and technology, and transforming how we connect with our world."

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Hollywood Bombshell: Sexy Sophia Loren Turns 80 [Published Yahoo! Celebrity - 1 hour ago]
BAFTA Announces 2014 Animation Scholarships [Published Animation World Network - 9 hours ago]
The Epic Influence of David Lynch's Eraserhead ... [Published Esquire - Sep 18 2014]
AT&T's Lori Lee Recognized As One Of The 50 Mos... [Published Stockwatch - Sep 18 2014]
Elle Fanning The Boxtrolls [Published - Sep 17 2014]
Jack Huston lands title role in 'Ben-Hur' remake [Published Shreveport Times - Sep 17 2014]
AFI Awards Sets Announcement Date [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 16 2014]
AFI honors Sophia Loren [Published - Sep 16 2014]
The Godfather [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 15 2014]
Asbury PR Agency and Bridge Strategic Communica... [Published Creative Cow - Sep 15 2014]
How David Lynch’s low-budget ‘Eraserhead’ creat... [Published New York Post - Sep 15 2014]
Seminary events: Getting to know you, and vice ... [Published Angelus The Tidings Online - Sep 12 2014]
PAFA celebrates alum David Lynch with 'Unified ... [Published News Works - Sep 12 2014]
Barbra Streisand to appear on 'The Tonight Show... [Published UPI - Sep 11 2014]
Roll out the red carpet [Published Agoura Hills Acorn - Sep 11 2014]
Barbra Streisand: Partners [Published - Sep 11 2014]
An Intimate Evening with Shirley MacLaine » [Published Glam Adelaide - Sep 10 2014]
Preview: An evening with action hero Arnold Sch... [Published So So Gay - Sep 08 2014]
"Gone with the Wind" Returning to Theaters Ahea... [Published Big - Sep 03 2014]
Carell's gay film; Bomer's Horror Story; Gaga j... [Published Windy City Times - Sep 03 2014]
CUNY Film Professor’s Unlikely Script [Published Jewish Week - Sep 03 2014]
Director Mike Nichols captivated film buffs [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Sep 02 2014]
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]
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Who Was Lauren Bacall? 5 Things to Know [Published - 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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