The Academy unanimously voted to increase diversity of membership by 2020

### In a unanimous vote Thursday night (1/21), the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved a sweeping series of substantive changes designed to make the Academy’s membership, its governing bodies, and its voting members significantly more diverse.  The Board’s goal is to commit to doubling the number of women and diverse members of Read More →

Academy Invites 322 Actors, Directors, Writers, Editors, Executives, Casting Directors, Costume Designers, MakeUp Artists, Hair Stylists, Composer, Public Relations, Sound Design, Visual Effects & more

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.  Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy’s membership in 2015. “It’s gratifying to acknowledge the extraordinary range of talent in our industry,” said Read More →