What you need to know
- Four Apple TV+ titles have picked up AFI awards.
- CODA and The Tragedy of Macbeth picked up AFI Movie of the year awards.
- Ted Lasso and Schmigadoon! won television programs of the year awards.
Four Apple TV+ titles have picked up 2021 American Film Institute Awards, the body has announced.
The awards were announced Wednesday:
Apple TV+ hits CODA and The Tragedy of Macbeth won Movie of the year votes, while Ted Lasso and Schmigadoon! were recognized in the television programs of the year section.
AFI President and CEO Bob Gazzale said "AFI is honored to shine a proper light upon the most outstanding screen stories of 2021 and those who worked collaboratively to bring them to screens large and small. From soaring in spirit to dark and dangerous – from heartbreaking to hilarious – these are the stories that have united us in uncertain times and continue to drive culture forward."
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