American Film Institute (AFI)
2021 N. Western Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Tel : (213) 856-7600
Director and CEO: Jean Picker Firstenberg
"AFI targets the advancement and preservation of film and TV arts. In additon to its prestigious Conservatory graduate program, AFI's training series include a directing workshop for women, a TV writers workshop and advanced technology labs. AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (October) screens a broad range of films, independent as well as studio fare. The Maya Deren Award grants $5,000 to three independent artists annually."
- Compiled by Sharon Swart for THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, August, 1996
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