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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Jennifer Todd has won the runoff election for the open Producers Branch seat on the 2018–19 Board of Governors.  Todd joins incumbents Albert Berger and Mark Johnson in representing the branch and will assume her post as of July 1.Todd and Jason Blum tied for the seat in the Board election last week, and Producers Branch members were asked to vote in the runoff.  This is the fourth time in Academy history that a tie occurred in the balloting.  Runoff elections were held in 2009 in the Directors Branch, 2015 in...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2018–19 Board of Governors, who assume their posts as of July 1. Those elected to the Board for the first time are:Alfred Molina, Actors BranchTom Duffield, Designers BranchSusanne Bier, Directors BranchBonnie Arnold, Short Films and Feature Animation BranchIncumbent governors reelected to the Board include:Bernard Telsey, Casting Directors BranchDaryn Okada, Cinematographers BranchRory Kennedy, Documentary BranchJim Gianopulos, Executives BranchCarol Littleton, Film Editors BranchLois Burwell, Makeup...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Daniel Fellman has been named governor of the Academy’s Executives Branch. Fellman will serve out the remainder of William Mechanic’s term which concludes on June 30, 2019. Mechanic announced his resignation from the Board on April 12.Fellman returns to the Board after previously serving one term as governor from 2014-2017.Per the Academy’s bylaws, should any vacancy occur in the Board of Governors because of the death, resignation or disqualification of a Governor before the end of that Governor’s term, that vacancy will be...
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John Bailey was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 8) by the organization’s Board of Governors.Also elected to officer positions by the Board:• Lois Burwell, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee)• Kathleen Kennedy, Vice President (chair, Museum Committee)• Michael Tronick, Vice President (chair, Preservation and History Committee)• Nancy Utley, Vice President (chair, Education and Outreach Committee)• Jim Gianopulos, Treasurer (chair, Finance Committee)• David Rubin, Secretary (chair, Membership and Administration...
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Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 2) by the organization’s Board of Governors.Also elected to officer positions by the Board: Jeffrey Kurland, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee) John Bailey, Vice President (chair, Preservation and History Committee)Kathleen Kennedy, Vice President (chair, Museum Committee) Nancy Utley, Vice President (chair, Education and Outreach Committee)Jim Gianopulos, Treasurer (chair, Finance Committee)David Rubin, Secretary (chair, Membership and...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Oscar nominee Mark Goldblatt (“Terminator 2: Judgment Day”) has won the runoff election for the open Film Editors Branch seat on the 2016–17 Board of Governors.  Goldblatt, who is returning to the Board after a one-year hiatus, joins incumbents Carol Littleton and Michael Tronick in representing the branch.Goldblatt and Oscar nominee Maryann Brandon tied for the seat in the Board election last month, and Film Editors Branch members were asked to vote in the runoff via online or paper ballot.  This is the...
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Runoff election required for Film Editors Branch The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2016–17 Board of Governors.  A runoff election is required for the Film Editors Branch.  “I’m honored and privileged to welcome the Academy’s new Board,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “I thank our members for actively participating and taking another step toward inclusion, one that will bring new ideas and perspectives as we continue to expand our global outreach while leading our community forward.” Those elected to the...
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Three members added to Board of GovernorsSeven members also added to Board committees Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs today appointed three new governors to join the Academy’s 51-seat Board. Reginald Hudlin (Directors Branch), Gregory Nava (Writers Branch) and Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Short Films and Feature Animation Branch) were confirmed by the current Board members for three-year terms, effective immediately.  “I’m proud of the steps we have taken to increase diversity,” said Boone Isaacs. "However, we know there is more to do as we move forward to make this a more...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2015–16 Board of Governors.  A runoff election is required for the Writers Branch.“I’m excited to welcome our four new governors to the Board and congratulate those who have been reelected,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.  “Our Board is made up of some of the most experienced and respected professionals in our industry, and we look forward to working with them on our ongoing goals of increasing member engagement and expanding the Academy’s outreach to our global film community.”Those...
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 Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 5) by the organization’s Board of Governors.In addition, Jeffrey Kurland was elected first vice president, Leonard Engelman and John Bailey were elected to vice president posts, Dick Cook was elected treasurer, and Bill Kroyer was elected secretary.Boone Isaacs is beginning her second term as president and her 22nd year as a governor representing the Public Relations Branch. Last year Kurland served as vice president. Both Engelman and Cook were re-elected to their posts...
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