Professionals pooled from variety of backgrounds
HOLLYWOOD — Gearing up for Saturday’s inaugural AFI Awards ceremony, the American Film Institute has revealed the names of their 100-member jury — a.k.a. the voters.Comprised of an array of professionals from across the moving image communities, AFI’s elite 100 include David Ansen, Darren Aronofsky, Alan Ball, Ron Bass, Marcy Carsey, Richard Corliss, Nora Ephron, Milos Forman, Stephen Gaghan, Amy Heckerling, Greg Hoblit, Dawn Hudson, Spike Jonze, Rita Kempley, Arnold Kopelson, Martin Landau, Lucy Liu, Sidney Lumet, Shirley MacLaine, Variety‘s Todd McCarthy, Peter Rainer, Leah Rozen, John Singleton, Richard Sylbert, Steve Tisch, Kenneth Turan, Saul Zaentz and Hans Zimmer. AFI Trustees Debbie Allen, Kathleen Kennedy, James V. Kimsey, Steven Spielberg and David Wolper are also members. Jury considered nominations in 19 categories. Nominees were selected by two 13-member committees, — The 100-member jury of the AFI Awards are: Dede Allen, Editor Debbie Allen, Actor/Director/Producer/AFI Trustee David Ansen, Newsweek Darren Aronofsky, Director/Writer Alan Ball, Writer/Director/Producer Neema Barnette, Director Ron Bass, Writer/Producer Robert Benton, Director/Writer Bob Boyle, Production Designer Pieter Jan Brugge, Producer Henry Bumstead, Production Designer Michelle Byrd, Independent Features Project Mary Schmidt Campbell, NYU’s Tisch School Marcy Carsey, Producer Anne V. Coates, Editor Richard Corliss, Time Magazine Leslie Dilley, Production Designer Richard Edlund, Digital Effects Artist Nora Ephron, Writer/Director/Producer Steven Farber, Movieline Milos Forman, Director Stephen Gaghan, Writer Leslie Linka Glatter, Director Gary David Goldberg, Producer/Writer Jerry Goldsmith, Composer Tim Goodman, San Francisco Examiner Mary Ann Grasso, National Assoc. of Theatre Owners Christopher Guest, Director/Writer/Actor Amy Heckerling, Director/Writer/Producer Leonard Hill, Producer Tina Hirsch, Editor Foster Hirsch, Scholar/Historian Greg Hoblit, Director/Producer Winnie Holzman, Writer/Producer Kirk Honeycutt, The Hollywood Reporter Dawn Hudson, Independent Feature Project West Annette Insdorf, Columbia University Mark Johnson, Producer Shirley Jones, Actor Spike Jonze, Director/Actor Glenn Jordan, Director/Producer Janusz Kaminski, Cinematographer James Katz, Preservationist Rita Kempley, The Washington Post Kathleen Kennedy, Producer/AFI Trustee Callie Khouri, Writer James V. Kimsey, AFI Trustee Arnold Kopelson, Producer Alan Ladd, Jr., Producer Martin Landau, Actor Lucy Liu, Actor Barrie Lawson Loeks, Loeks-Star Theatres Brian Lowry, Los Angeles Times Sidney Lumet, Director Shirley MacLaine, Actor Delbert Mann, Director Todd McCarthy, Variety Kay McFadden, Seattle Sun-Times Joyce Millman, Salon.com Dennis Muren, Digital Effects Artist Chon Noriega, UCLA Beverly O’Neill, California Institute of the Arts Ted Perry, Middlebury College Polly Platt, Production Designer/Producer Dale Pollock, N.C. School of the Arts Dorothy Rabinowitz, The Wall Street Journal Peter Rainer, New York Magazine Ken Ralston, Digital Effects Artist Robert Richardson, Cinematographer Howard Rosenberg, Los AngelesTimes Laurence Rosenthal, Composer Gena Rowlands, Actor Leah Rozen, People Magazine Eva Marie Saint, Actor Edgar Scherick, Producer Lisa Schwartzbaum, Entertainment Weekly Jan Scott, Production Designer John Singleton, Director/Writer/Producer Robert Sklar, New York University Barbara Smith, American Cinematheque Penelope Spheeris, Director Steven Spielberg, Dir./Producer/Writer/AFI Trustee Rod Steiger, Actor Jon Storm, Philadelphia Inquirer Mary Sweeney, Editor/Producer/Writer Richard Sylbert, Production Designer Anne Thompson, Premiere Robert Thompson, Syracuse University Steve Tisch, Producer Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Amy Vincent, Cinematographer Joanne Weintraub, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Peter Werner, Director Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune Ethel Winant, Producer David Wolper, Producer/AFI Trustee Saul Zaentz, Producer Eugenio Zanetti, Production Designer Hans Zimmer, Composer David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun
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