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Cheryl Boone Isaacs Re-Elected Academy President

Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, for her third consecutive term.

In addition, Jeffrey Kurland was elected first vice president; John Bailey, Kathleen Kennedy and Bill Kroyer were elected to vice president posts; Jim Gianopulos was elected treasurer; and Phil Robinson was elected secretary. 478 more words

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Academy Announces 2015 Student Academy Award Finalists

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed its 2015 Student Academy Awards finalists Friday. The awards were established in 1972 to support and encourage excellence in filmmaking at the collegiate level. 287 more words

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Billy Ray Wins Runoff for AMPAS Governors Seat

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Oscar nominee Billy Ray (“Captain Phillips”) has won the runoff election for the writers-branch seat on the 2015–16 board of governors.  109 more words

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Academy Diversity Moving Forward With 17 Women on the Board

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences now has 17 women on the board of governors, compared to 14 for the past year.

The org unveiled its new board members Friday morning. 312 more words

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New Oscar Members: Cheryl Boone Isaacs Says Academy Seeks 'Normalization'

On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences unveiled the names of a record 322 invitees, a big jump from the 276 and 271 in the past two years, and a giant leap from the 133 average of the previous decade. 507 more words

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EMMA STONE BECOMES FIRST OSCAR VOTER OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN HERITAGE

HOLLYWOOD, California (The Adobo Chronicles®) – Emma Stone became the first ever actress of Native Hawaiian descent to become a voter of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences which hands out the annual Oscars. 130 more words

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Academy Invites Record 322 New Members in Push for More Oscar Diversity

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences continues to push for diversity, sending membership invitations to 322 individuals, including a healthy number of people who can help change the org’s demos. 2,551 more words

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