AFI AWARDS VIDEO ALMANAC

At the AFI AWARDS 2015 ceremony, we asked the creative ensembles behind the year's most outstanding films and television shows what they'd like you to remember most about their stories many years from now. In the video below, watch what the actors and filmmakers such as J.J. Abrams, Aziz Ansari, Tracee Ellis Ross, Todd Haynes, Jon Hamm, Christian Slater — plus all 10 directors of this year's AFI-honored films — and more had to say.

Appearing in the video are:

J.J. Abrams: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS
Ridley Scott: THE MARTIAN
Steven Spielberg: BRIDGE OF SPIES
Jon Hamm: MAD MEN
January Jones: MAD MEN
Aziz Ansari: MASTER OF NONE
Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay: ROOM
Rami Malek: MR. ROBOT
Tom McCarthy: SPOTLIGHT
F. GARY GRAY: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
Lenny Abrahamson: ROOM
Phyllis Nagy: CAROL
O'Shea Jackson Jr.: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON
Matthew Weiner: MAD MEN
George Miller: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD
Peter Docter: INSIDE OUT
Todd Haynes: CAROL
Adam McKay: THE BIG SHORT
Vince Gilligan: BETTER CALL SAUL
Ilene Chaiken: EMPIRE
Tracee Ellis ROss: BLACKISH
Sarah Gertrude Shapiro: UNREAL
Anthony Anderson: BLACKISH
Yara Shahidi: BLACKISH
Marcus Scribner: BLACKISH
Miles Brown: BLACKISH
Marsai Martin: BLACKISH
Christian Slater: MR. ROBOT
Jason MItchell: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON