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  1. Jan Schuette Named Dean of AFI Conservatory

    9:00 am 6/17/2014

    Having served as director of the German Film and Television Academy, he will succeed Robert Mandel at the American Film Institute's film school.Read more

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  2. Francis Coppola Honors Robert Towne: 'You Are the Consummate Screenwriter'

    1:51 pm 6/11/2014

    Towne and Cicely Tyson received honorary degrees at the American Film Institute's commencement ceremonies.Read more

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  3. Jane Fonda on Her AFI Tribute: 'I'm So Happy to Add Another Woman's Name to the List'

    11:17 pm 6/5/2014

    The actress was honored as the 42nd recipient of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award by a star-studded crowd that included Michael Douglas, Sally Field and Meryl Streep.Read more

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  4. Jane Fonda Reveals Her Reaction to AFI Honor: 'I Burst Into Tears'

    11:30 am 6/5/2014

    The American Film Institute crowns another Fonda as it celebrates the actress' never-say-die career Thursday night in Hollywood.Read more

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  5. 'South Park' Producer to Receive AFI's Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal

    9:00 am 5/28/2014

    Anne Garefino will be presented with the honor at the AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Jane Fonda.Read more

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  6. 'Cosmos' EP Ann Druyan to Speak at AFI Sloan Seminar

    12:52 pm 4/24/2014

    She will screen an episode from the series and participate in a Q&A with the AFI Conservatory fellows.Read more

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  7. Kimberly Peirce to Deliver Keynote at AFI Directing Workshop for Women Showcase

    11:01 am 3/27/2014

    The event, to be held April 29, will present the work of eight directors who recently completed the program.Read more

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  8. Everyone's an A-Lister--and a Winner--at AFI Awards Luncheon (Analysis)

    4:18 pm 1/10/2014

    Among those on hand for the American Film Institute's annual gathering were luminaries of film and television including stars Sandra Bullock and Kevin Spacey, helmers Martin Scorsese and Jenji Kohan and execs Alan Horn and Leslie Moonves.Read more

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  9. AFI Conservatory Dean Robert Mandel Resigning to Return to Directing

    12:01 am 12/2/2013

    Mandel, who served nine years at the helm of the film school, will remain on its faculty.Read more

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  10. Jane Fonda to Receive AFI Life Achievement Award

    7:15 pm 10/3/2013

    Her father, Henry, was honored with the award in 1978, making the Fondas the first father and daughter to be recognized by the American Film Institute.Read more

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