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Selections for AFI Awards 2007 Include Dexter
(originally released on 12/17/2007)


On December 16, 2007, the American Film Institute, commonly known as AFI, announced its official selections for the AFI Awards 2007.

AFI AWARDS is the only recognition that honors the film and television creative ensembles as a whole -- those both in front of and behind the camera -- acknowledging the collaborative nature of film and television.

"AFI was established 40 years ago to educate and to honor great American film artists. AFI AWARDS does both -- it celebrates the achievements of these 20 extraordinary ensembles and through the HP scholarships in their name, the program invests in the next generation of storytellers," commented AFI's President and CEO Bob Gazzale in a prepared statement.

AFI will honor the creative ensembles for each of the selections at a luncheon sponsored by Hewlett-Packard on Friday, January 11, 2008 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles, California. The luncheon is by invitation only.

Selections for Movie of the Year

Before The Devil Knows You're Dead
The Diving Bell And The Butterfly
Into The Wild
Juno
Knocked Up
Michael Clayton
No Country For Old Men
Ratatouille
The Savages
There Will Be Blood

Selections for TV Programs of the Year

Dexter
Everybody Hates Chris
Friday Night Lights
Longford
Mad Men
Pushing Daisies
The Sopranos
Tell Me You Love Me
30 Rock
Ugly Betty



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