AFI Awards 2013 Call for Submissions

Logo for the AFI AwardsLOS ANGELES, CA, September 17, 2013 – The American Film Institute’s “almanac” of the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television, AFI AWARDS will be held on January 10, 2014 and honorees will be announced on December 9, 2013.  Submissions are now being accepted online at until October 25 for TV and October 31 for film.

Favored by artists and entertainment executives for its intimacy and collaborative recognition, the annual gathering is the only form of national appreciation that honors the creative ensemble as a whole – those in front of and behind the camera – and is popular with honorees because there are no winners or losers. AFI will honor the talented teams that created the 10 most outstanding films and 10 most outstanding television programs of the year at a private luncheon in Los Angeles.

Marking the 14th chapter in the American Film Institute’s 21st century almanac, AFI AWARDS honorees are selected by a jury process comprised of experts from across the moving image communities – including film and television artists, scholars, critics and AFI Trustees.

Television Submission Deadline: October 25, 2013
Film Submission Deadline: October 31, 2013
Honorees Announced: December 9, 2013
AFI AWARDS 2013: January 10, 2014


AFI Awards 2013 presenting sponsor is Verizon Digital Media Services with additional sponsorship by Stella Artois.  American Airlines is the official airline of the American Film Institute.

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Media Contact:  Liza deVilla Ameen, AFI, 323.856.7885,
Submissions Contact: Angela Araujo, AFI, 323.856.7678,