AFI Awards Salute 11 Top Films And 10 Outstanding TV Shows

 

The American Film Institute (AFI) have announced their selections for AFI Awards 2014. The list includes 11 movies and 10 TV programs that were “deemed culturally and artistically representative of the year’s most significant achievements in the art of the moving image.

“We celebrate these films and television programs as more than just milestones in a year of excellence.” said Bob Gazzale, AFI President and CEO. “They are a part of our American cultural heritage – collectively, a new chapter in the story of the art form and of our nation.”

This year’s jury board (one for each category) included producer/writers Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad) and Marshall Herskovitz (thirtysomething, Once and Again), director Kasi Lemmons (Eve’s Bayou, Talk To Me), actress Phylicia Rashad (Cosby Show), film critic Leonard Maltin, and cinematographer Matthew Libatique (Black Swan)l

The honorees will attend the annual AFI Awards private luncheon January 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, Ca.

Here’s the list:

AFI Movies Of The Year

  1. American Sniper
  2. Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  3. Boyhood
  4. Foxcatcher
  5. The Imitation Game
  6. Interstellar
  7. Into the Woods
  8. Nightcrawler
  9. Selma
  10. Unbroken
  11. Whiplash

AFI TV Programs of The Year

  1. The Americans
  2. Fargo
  3. Game of Thrones
  4. How To Get Away with Murder
  5. Jane The Virgin
  6. The Knick
  7. Mad Men
  8. Orange Is The New Black
  9. Silicon Valley
  10. Transparent