American Film Institute (AFI)
The American Film Institute (AFI) is an independent non-profit organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.
Established in 1967, the institute dedicates itself to teaching and inspiring artists and audiences through initiatives that “champion the past, present, and future of the moving image”.
“Empowering storytellers, inspiring story lovers, and furthering the limitless power of the moving image”
AFI relies on financial support from film enthusiasts to provide funding for its programs and initiatives, which include workshops aimed at increasing diversity in the storytelling community, awards honoring today’s masters, and preserving the legacy of film for future generations.