The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has elected eight new governors to its board, four of them first-timers. Six incumbent governors were reelected to another term on the 43-member board.
New additions to the AMPAS board are Henry Winkler, repping the actors branch; Vilmos Zsigmond, cinematographers; Richard Pearce, documentary; and Charles Fox, music. Returning after a hiatus are Dede Allen, film editors; Curt Behlmer, sound; Richard Edlund, visual effects; and Frank Pierson, writers.
Incumbents reelected are Rosemary Brandenburg, art directors; Curtis Hanson, directors; Jim Gianopulos, execs; Hawk Koch, producers; Marvin Levy, public relations; and Carl Bell, short films and feature animation.
Fourteen of AMPAS’ 15 branches are each represented by three governors who may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms.