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American Film Institute

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Works: 762 works in 1,160 publications in 1 language and 21,110 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Periodicals  Catalogs  Biography  Conference proceedings  Fiction  History  Reviews  Drama  Educational films 
Roles: pre, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.P7, 791.4305
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American film ( serial )
in English and held by 1,248 libraries worldwide
Journal of the film and television arts."
The American Film Institute catalog of motion pictures produced in the United States by American Film Institute( Book )
31 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and held by 1,104 libraries worldwide
The American Film Institute desk reference ( Book )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 901 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
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 886 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 )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Visions of light the art of cinematography by Arnold Glassman( visu )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 750 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
Writing great screenplays for film and TV by Dona Cooper( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 590 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 )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Filmmakers on filmmaking : the American Film Institute seminars on motion pictures and television ( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Conversations at the American Film Institute with the great moviemakers : the next generation by George Stevens( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
Collects American Film Institute conversations with filmmakers from the 1950s to today, including Steven Spielberg, Nora Ephron, and George Lucas
The tell-tale heart by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1991 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
A murderer recounts the bizarre details of his crimes against "the old man with the evil eye."
Visions of light ( visu )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 401 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
Directors life behind the camera ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 319 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
Filmfacts ( serial )
in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
AFI's 100 years, 100 songs : America's greatest music in the movies ( score )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
The Horse dealer's daughter ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 278 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 Spike Lee ( visu )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 272 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 ( visu )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 250 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
Getting started in film ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Directed by John Ford ( visu )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Reviews the achievements of director John Ford in a series of reminiscences by Ford's actors and technicians, with comments by Ford himself, and with excerpts from his films. Includes film clips and interviews with John Wayne, James Stewart, and Henry Fonda
 
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Alternative Names
AFI
Film Institute
Film Institute United States
John Fitzgerald Kennedy center for the performing arts
John Fitzgerald Kennedy center for the performing arts Washington, D.C. American film institute
Washington (D.C.)
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English (181)
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