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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…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #7: 'Starlet' Director Sean Baker

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #7: 'Starlet' Director Sean Baker

"The A-story of 'Starlet,'" says director Sean Baker, "is inspired by a true…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #6: 'Eat Sleep Die' Director Gabriela Pichler

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #6: 'Eat Sleep Die' Director Gabriela Pichler

Swedish director Gabriela Pichler describes the protagonist of her film as a…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #5: 'The International Sign For Choking' Director Zach Weintraub

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #5: 'The International Sign For Choking' Director Zach Weintraub

A film director Zach Weintraub describes as "a play-by-play reenactment of…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #4: 'Not In Tel Aviv' Director Nony Geffen

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #4: 'Not In Tel Aviv' Director Nony Geffen

In Israeli director Nony Geffen's film "Not In Tel Aviv," a newly-unemployed…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #3: 'Aqui y Alla' Director Antonio Mendez Esparza

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #3: 'Aqui y Alla' Director Antonio Mendez Esparza

Director Antonio Mendez Esparza hopes that audiences come to experience his…

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #2: 'Somebody Up There Likes Me' Director Bob Byington

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #2: 'Somebody Up There Likes Me' Director Bob Byington

"Somebody Up There Likes Me," which recently took home the Special Jury Priz…

Get to Know AFI Fest Filmmakers Ahead of the Event's Launch

Get to Know AFI Fest Filmmakers Ahead of the Event's Launch

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

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #1: 'Pearblossom Hwy' Director Mike Ott

Meet the 2012 AFI FEST Filmmakers #1: 'Pearblossom Hwy' Director Mike Ott

"Pearblossom Hwy," says director Mike Ott (whose 2010 feature "Littlerock"…