There might be some rest for the weary at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences after Sunday's Oscars, but not much. The coming off-season for AMPAS will be a busy one. Among other things…
AMPAS has voted to create a separate branch for costume designers, separating the group from the designers branch.
The AMPAS board of governors has voted to give visual effects supervisor and director of photography Bill Taylor the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation.
Bringing back a name from its past, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has elected Hawk Koch to be its next president.
Tom Sherak has been re-elected to his third term as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Meanwhile, the Acad has also set James Earl Jones, makeup man Dick Smith and Oprah…
Tom Sherak has been re-elected prexy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, his second consecutive stint in the one-year post.
Oscar winners Kathryn Bigelow, Anne Coates and Michael Moore have been elected as first-time members to the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Jerry Lewis will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 81st Academy Awards.