December Events

AFI DOCS Announces New Dates for 2021

AFI recently revealed the new dates for AFI DOCS, which will be held June 22–27, 2021, and planned as either a virtual and/or hybrid in-person festival experience. Do you have a film you’d like to enter for consideration? Submissions for AFI DOCS, which features the best of contemporary non-fiction filmmaking from across the globe, are now open. Contact if you have any questions, and submit your request for an alumni submission fee waiver today!



Save the Date: How to Fest Panel

Are you interested in how to navigate the film festival circuit? Look no further. The Alumni Affairs department will be hosting a virtual panel with festival programmers on December 15 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. PST to provide guidance about do’s and don’t’s and how to develop a festival strategy that works for you.

Mark Your Calendars for the Next Alumni Townhall in January!

As we look ahead to 2021, join your fellow AFI alumni on January 21 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. PST for a first quarter update since our last virtual gathering. The offices of Alumni Affairs, Admissions, Advancement and our new DE&I Director are looking forward to discussing what we’ve accomplished in 2020 and target goals for the new year.


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