STATEMENT REGARDING THE PASSING OF
FORMER ACADEMY PRESIDENT FAY KANIN
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy is deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved former president and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Fay Kanin.
She was committed to the Academy's preservation work and instrumental in expanding our public programming. A tireless mentor and inspiration to countless filmmakers, Fay's passion for film continues to inspire us daily.
Our prayers and condolences go out to her loved ones.