AFI award winners to be announced Dec. 14

Awards honor achievement in film and TV

The AFI Awards 2008, recognizing the year's outstanding achievements in film and television, will be announced Dec. 14.

The awards themselves, celebrating their ninth anniversary, will be presented at a luncheon, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, on Jan. 9 in Los Angeles.

The AFI Awards will honor the creative ensembles behind ten movies of the year and ten TV programs of the year. The AFI also cites ten "moments of significance" for the year.

The deadline for TV submissions is Oct. 31. The deadline for film submissions is Nov. 6.