MAY 22 | AFI DIRECTING SHOWCASE
The AFI Conservatory Directing Discipline will host a Showcase at the London West Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles on May 22, where the directors will pitch their first professional projects to industry guests.
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.
The London West Hollywood Hotel
1020 North San Vicente Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069
JUNE 10 | AFI COMMENCEMENT
At Commencement, we celebrate this year’s AFI Conservatory graduates — and the world’s newest filmmakers at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Stay tuned for our announcement of this year’s honorary degree recipients.
Date: Monday, June 10, 2019
Time: Doors open at 8:45 a.m.
Ceremony starts at 10 a.m.
Location: TCL Chinese Theatre
JUNE 6 | AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TRIBUTE TO DENZEL WASHINGTON
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Here’s your chance to attend the 47th annual AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Denzel Washington, with a special Alumni Ticket rate of $75 for Mezzanine seating. Your ticket includes a keepsake Tribute book and private reception. Proceeds support the AFI Conservatory and AFI’s preservation efforts.
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Dolby Theatre
6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028
JUNE 19–23 | AFI DOCS
The American Film Institute’s annual celebration of the best of documentary cinema in the nation’s capital is right around the corner. Tickets to AFI DOCS, including Opening Night and Closing Night screenings, will be available beginning mid-May and AFI alumni are eligible for special discounts to attend. Passes for AFI DOCS 2019 are now on sale at AFI.com/afidocs.
More information about AFI DOCS screenings and other special events will be announced shortly.
Date: June 19-23, 2019
Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema
555 11th St NW,
Washington, DC 20004
AFI Silver Theatre
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
NOVEMBER 14–21 | AFI FEST 2019
AFI FEST presented by Audi — the American Film Institute’s annual celebration of global cinema in the heart of Hollywood — is now open for submissions!
As AFI Conservatory alumni, you are eligible to submit your films for free. Contact Alumni@AFI.com for information on how to submit.
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