Meet the Members

Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg

Who are we?

Jennifer Hudson

Below is a brief list of some of the individuals who are Academy members.

Actors

Peter Dinklage, Jennifer Hudson, Wes Studi, Michelle Williams

Directors

Pedro Almodóvar, Lisa Cholodenko, Christopher Nolan, John Singleton

Music

Kathleen Bennett, Bono, T Bone Burnett

Visual Effects

Pablo Helman, Van Ling, Helena Packer

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In Their Own Words

Lynzee Klingman

Lynzee Klingman on what it's like to be nominated

Get to know some of the Academy's most illustrious members—as well as some less well-known ones—through this series of short, candid videos. What did Tom Hanks whisper to Cameron Crowe when he handed the writer-director his first Oscar? What went through Oscar-winner Sidney Poitier’s mind when Denzel Washington became the second African American to win the Best Actor award?

Find out the revealing answers to these and a wide range of other intriguing questions