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American Film Institute

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Works: 758 works in 1,298 publications in 1 language and 21,391 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Periodicals  Documentary films  Catalogs  Biography  Drama  Nonfiction films  Conference papers and proceedings  Horror films  Fiction 
Roles: pre, Other, Editor, prn
Classifications: PN1995.9.P7, 791.4305
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Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( visu )
40 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
The American Film Institute catalog of motion pictures produced in the United States by American Film Institute( Book )
50 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
The American Film Institute desk reference by American Film Institute( Book )
10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 868 libraries worldwide
Presented by the American Film Institute, the nation's preeminent organization dedicated to advancing and preserving the art of the moving image, this is the most comprehensive reference book on filmmaking ever published. Providing detailed information on the world of film, its history and its personalities, this single volume is loaded with enough facts and trivia to satisfy any movie buff
American film ( serial )
in English and held by 838 libraries worldwide
"Journal of the film and television arts."
Conversations with the great moviemakers of Hollywood's golden age at the American Film Institute by George Stevens( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
A collection of interviews with some of the world's leading directors, producers, cinematographers, and screenwriters provides a revealing glimpse of the art of filmmaking
Directing the film : film directors on their art by Eric Sherman( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Writing great screenplays for film and TV by Dona Cooper( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Specially created by a top television program director and instructor at the AFI film school, this unique handbook will guide you through every step of the screenwriting process, including structuring the plot, developing characters, crafting the screenplay, and selling it to studios and producers. Professional, practical, and authoritative, this outstanding reference can be your key to an exciting screenwriting career!
The American film heritage; impressions from the American Film Institute archives by Tom Shales( Book )
6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Conversations at the American Film Institute with the great moviemakers : the next generation ( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Collects American Film Institute conversations with filmmakers from the 1950s to today, including Steven Spielberg, Nora Ephron, and George Lucas
Filmmakers on filmmaking : the American Film Institute seminars on motion pictures and television ( Book )
9 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
American film ( file )
in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
"Journal of the film and television arts."
The tell-tale heart by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Presents a suspense story about a manservant, who is driven to murder his elderly master because of the latter's clouded eye
Filmfacts ( serial )
in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
AFI's 100 years, 100 songs : America's greatest music in the movies ( score )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Directors : life behind the camera ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Made in cooperation with the American Film Institute, this set features thirty-three legendary directors discussing the art of filmmaking in intimate detail, drawing on their in-depth knowledge drawn from their own careers in films. Culled from over 300 hours of interviews, this presentation is interactive, allowing instant access to a single director, or to an entire topic involving all directors. Also included are film clips, interviews with guest actors and industry veterans, and biographies and interesting facts about each director
The films of Spike Lee by Spike Lee( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Spike Lee talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work. "I have been blessed with the opportunity to express the views of black people who otherwise don't have access to power and the media. I have to take advantage of that while I am still bankable."
The films of Martin Scorsese by Martin Scorsese( visu )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Martin Scorsese talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
Five easy pieces ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Presently working in an oil field, talented pianist Robert Dupea spends most of his free time downing beers, playing poker and being noncommittal with his sexy but witless girlfriend Rayette. But when he is summoned to his father's deathbed, Dupea returns home with Rayette, where he meets and falls for a sophisticated woman. Now caught between his conflicting lifestyles, the gifted but troubled Dupea must face issues that will change his life forever
The Horse dealer's daughter ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
A haunting short story of a young woman's search for identity. Taken for granted by her brothers after the death of her father, she struggles with an uncertain future -- discovering her own self worth through the eyes of the young town doctor
The films of Clint Eastwood ( visu )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Clint Eastwood talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
 
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Alternative Names
AFI
AFI (American Film Institute)
Američki filmski institut
Amerika Film İnstitutu
Amerikai Filmintézet
Amerikan Film Enstitüsü
Amerikas Kinoinstitūts
Amerikos kino institutas
Det amerikanske filminstituttet
Film Institute
Film Institute United States
Institutul American de Film
John Fitzgerald Kennedy center for the performing arts
John Fitzgerald Kennedy center for the performing arts Washington, D.C. American film institute
Lembaga Film Amerika
Viện phim Mỹ
Washington (D.C.)
Αμερικανικό Ινστιτούτο Κινηματογράφου
Американски филмов институт
Американски Филмски Институт
Американский институт киноискусства
Американський інститут кіномистецтва
Амерички филмски институт
Амэрыканскі кінаінстытут
Ամերիկյան կինոինստիտուտ
מכון הסרטים האמריקאי
بفا
معهد الفيلم الأمريكي
ए.एफ.आय. पुरस्कार
สถาบันภาพยนตร์อเมริกัน
미국 영화 연구소
アメリカン・フィルム・インスティチュート
美国电影学会
美國電影學會
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English (219)
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