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'Citizen Kane,' 'Blade Runner' and 'The Truman Show'? Here Are the Films that Inspired the 2014 AFI Filmmakers

'Citizen Kane,' 'Blade Runner' and 'The Truman Show'? Here Are the Films that Inspired the 2014 AFI Filmmakers

We asked this year's crop of AFI 2014 filmmakers which films inspired them…

Meet the 2014 AFI Filmmakers #8: 'The Tribe' Director Auditioned Over 300 Deaf People For His Award-Winning Drama

Meet the 2014 AFI Filmmakers #8: 'The Tribe' Director Auditioned Over 300 Deaf People For His Award-Winning Drama

Ukrainian writer/director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy brings his Cannes entry…

Meet the 2014 AFI Filmmakers #7: 'Blind' Director On How to Portray Blindness Onscreen

Meet the 2014 AFI Filmmakers #7: 'Blind' Director On How to Portray Blindness Onscreen

Eskil Vogt speaks to us about "Blind," a drama that won a screenwriting awar…

Meet the 2014 AFI Filmmakers #6: Bas Devos' 'Violet' Shows How a Young Man Deals With Grief

Meet the 2014 AFI Filmmakers #6: Bas Devos' 'Violet' Shows How a Young Man Deals With Grief

Bas Devos spoke to us about the process of making "Violet," a film that…

'Leviathan' and 'Eden' Join 'Inherent Vice' and 'A Most Violent Year' in AFI Lineup

'Leviathan' and 'Eden' Join 'Inherent Vice' and 'A Most Violent Year' in AFI Lineup

AFI has released another set of selections for the 2014 festival, which take…

AFI FEST 2013 Announces a Special Tribute to David O. Russell

AFI FEST 2013 Announces a Special Tribute to David O. Russell

The 2013 AFI FEST announced a Special Tribute to three-time Oscar nominated…

AFI FEST Nabs David O. Russell Tribute, Will Show Scenes From 'American Hustle'

AFI FEST Nabs David O. Russell Tribute, Will Show Scenes From 'American Hustle'

AFI FEST will host a tribute to Special Tribute to David O. Russell on…

AFI FEST Locks Down Complete Slate; 'Green Inferno,' 'Omar' and 'Congress' Make Cut

AFI FEST Locks Down Complete Slate; 'Green Inferno,' 'Omar' and 'Congress' Make Cut

AFI FEST 2013 (November 7-14) today locked down the remaining sections and…

'Out of the Furnace,' 'Walter Mitty' and 'Nebraska' Head To AFI FEST

'Out of the Furnace,' 'Walter Mitty' and 'Nebraska' Head To AFI FEST

A week after they lost the world premiere of "Foxcatcher" due to delays in…

AFI Fest Sets 2013 Dates

AFI Fest Sets 2013 Dates

The dates for AFI Fest 2013 have been set: The weeklong Los Angeles event…

Watch: Indiewire with Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks and Sally Potter at AFI FEST for 'Ginger and Rosa' (VIDEO)

Watch: Indiewire with Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks and Sally Potter at AFI FEST for 'Ginger and Rosa' (VIDEO)

Indiewire and Thompson on Hollywood writer Sophia Savage braved the red…

Watch: Indiewire with Kristen Stewart, Garret Hedlund and Walter Salles at AFI Fest for 'On the Road' (VIDEO)

Watch: Indiewire with Kristen Stewart, Garret Hedlund and Walter Salles at AFI Fest for 'On the Road' (VIDEO)

Indiewire and Thompson on Hollywood writer Sophia Savage braved the red…

AFI Fest Review: Joe Swanberg's 'All the Light in the Sky' Is a Minor Effort in a Minor Key

AFI Fest Review: Joe Swanberg's 'All the Light in the Sky' Is a Minor Effort in a Minor Key

Some filmmakers invest in each new movie with a robustness comparable to a…

5 Hottest Short Film Discoveries at AFI Fest

5 Hottest Short Film Discoveries at AFI Fest

Positioned at the end of the calendar year, AFI Fest has a reputation for…

AFI FEST Review: 'Hitchcock' Sports a Fine Anthony Hopkins Performance, But Does It Downplay Hitch's Genius?

AFI FEST Review: 'Hitchcock' Sports a Fine Anthony Hopkins Performance, But Does It Downplay Hitch's Genius?

"Hitchcock" takes place during the legendary production of "Psycho" in 1959,…

Get to Know 11 AFI Fest Filmmakers In Their Own Words

Get to Know 11 AFI Fest Filmmakers In Their Own Words

As has been the case for several years now, Indiewire is the best place to…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #11: 'Only the Young' Director Elizabeth Mims

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #11: 'Only the Young' Director Elizabeth Mims

An unorthodox documentary and feature debut for director Elizabeth Mims,…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #10: 'Electrick Children' Director Rebecca Thomas

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #10: 'Electrick Children' Director Rebecca Thomas

A Mormon and native of Las Vegas who cites as influences "The Wizard of Oz"…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #9: 'APE' Director Joel Potrykus

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #9: 'APE' Director Joel Potrykus

Before turning to film, director Joel Potrykus spent time working as a…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #8: 'Clip' Director Maja Miloš

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #8: 'Clip' Director Maja Miloš

"Clip" was inspired by self-shot mobile phone videos that she came upon…



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