×

‘Get Out,’ ‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Make AFI Awards Lists

The American Film Institute has announced its official selections for film and television to be honored at the AFI Awards in January.

The AFI’s moves of the year are:

“The Big Sick”
“Call Me by Your Name”
“Dunkirk”
“The Florida Project”
“Get Out”
“Lady Bird”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
“Wonder Woman”

The AFI’s TV programs of the year are:

“Big Little Lies”
“The Crown”
“Feud: Bette and Joan”
“Game of Thrones”
“The Good Place”
“The Handmaid’s Tale”
“Insecure”
“Master of None”
“Stranger Things 2”
“This Is Us”

Also announced was a special award, for Ken Burns’ multi-part event “The Vietnam War.”

“At a time when the world seems defined by division, storytellers bring us together as one,” said AFI president and CEO Bob Gazzale. “AFI Awards is honored to celebrate this community of artists who challenge and inspire us, entertain and enlighten us — ultimately reminding us of our common heartbeat.”

This year’s AFI juries — one for film and one for television — were chaired by AFI Board of Trustees vice chairs Tom Pollock, for film, and Richard Frank, for television. The juries featured acclaimed artists such as Judd Apatow (who recused himself from voting on “The Big Sick,” of which he is a producer), Paris Barclay, Halle Berry, Jay Cassidy, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Jennifer Getzinger.

The films and TV programs will be honored at the AFI Awards luncheon will be held on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

More TV

  • Property Brothers HGTV

    How HGTV Maintains Its Grip on Comfort Television by Constantly Evolving

    When David Bromstad, the host of HGTV’s “My Lottery Dream Home,” won that network’s reality series “Design Star” in 2006, the network was a very different place. “Coming in through a reality show, I was just at the start of the big changes that were happening,” he recalls. “When HGTV started, there were still crafts [...]

  • THE PROUD FAMILY: LOUDER AND PROUDER

    'Proud Family' Revival Ordered to Series at Disney Plus

    “The Proud Family” revival has officially been greenlit at Disney Plus. The Disney Channel animated series will return with all new episodes on the streamer, with most of the original voice cast returning. The returning cast members are: Kyla Pratt as Penny Proud, Tommy Davidson as Oscar Proud, Paula Jai Parker as Trudy Proud, Jo [...]

  • Julie McNamara

    Julie McNamara Upped to Head of Programming at CBS All Access

    In the wake of ViacomCBS’ first earnings report as a newly merged company, CBS All Access is seeing some changes to its exec lineup. Julie McNamara has been elevated to executive vice president, head of programming at the streaming service, up from her prior role as exec VP of original content, a position she has [...]

  • TV Ratings: NBC's 'Chicago' Trifecta Rises,

    TV Ratings: NBC's 'Chicago' Trifecta Rises, 'The Masked Singer' Dips

    NBC’s trio of “Chicago” dramas hit multi-week and even season highs on Wednesday night, as Fox’s “The Masked Singer” dipped. Thanks to a crossover episode with “P.D.,” “Chicago Fire” swelled to a season high 8.6 million viewers and a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49. “P.D.” drew 8.2 million viewers, its second largest audience of season [...]

  • Wall Street Stocks Placeholder

    Stock Market Plummets for Third Consecutive Day Amid Growing Coronavirus Fears

    Major U.S. stock indices were down sharply for the third day in a row amid fears about the spreading coronavirus crisis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average opened Thursday in positive territory but began a steep decline within the first half-hour of trading. The plunge came a day after President Donald Trump held a news conference [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content