Producer awarded with the Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal.

Anne Garefino will receive this year’s Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal from the American Film Institute (AFI).

The presentation will take place as part of the AFI Life Achievement Award tribute honouring Jane Fonda on June 5 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Garefino has been the executive producer of South Park since 2007, and has produced South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut and Team America: World Police.

The award recognises the creative talents of a graduate of the AFI Conservatory or AFI Directing Workshop for Women.

Previous AFI alumni to receive the honour include Darren Aronofsky and Terrence Malick.