My Life as the AFI LibrarianPresentation Transcript
My Life as the AFI Librarian
The American Film Institute (AFI) Non-profit arts organization Founded in 1967 by National Endowment for the Arts Projects: AFI 100 Years…Series AFI Film Festival AFI Awards AFI Life Achievement Award AFI Conservatory
AFI Organizational Chart “AFI is America's promise to preserve the history of the motion picture, to honor the artists and their work and to educate the next generation of storytellers.”
Louis B. Mayer Library Founded in 1969 along with the Conservatory The library’s mission is to support the American Film Institute by offering resources that help the organization achieve its goals of education and preservation of the cinematic arts.
Library Organizational Chart
The Library Director The Library Director provides operational management of the library resources and personnel to support the American Film Institute and the AFI Conservatory – an accredited MFA degree granting institution. This includes, but is not limited to acquisition and processing of materials, providing access to books and other collection material, organizing and maintaining the Conservatory archives and library management standards to comply with all regulatory agencies.
User Groups AFI employees Marketing Department Events Department Conservatory Fellows Professors
The Collection 15,000 books 11,000 films 100 periodicals 1,500 scripts Archives Movie Posters Press clippings Old programs
Future Projects Digitization Initiatives Mobile Apps Enhanced Catalog
Advocacy & Marketing Board meetings Annual report Conferences Curating exhibits Social media Facebook, Twitter, blog