When Oscar winners say, "I want to thank the Academy," this is the academy they refer to. This June, the Film Academy selected 842 new members – the list of candidates includes some familiar faces. From Lady Gaga from A Star Is Born to Spider-Man: Far From Home Tom Holland, here are some of the 2019 filmmakers.
The Film Academy 2019 is attended by women and the colored.
New members of the year include 842 people from 59 countries. Ten departments of the Academy invited more women than men, including the departments of directors, writers and producers. Of the new entrants in 2019, 29% of the new members are colored people. This is a big increase over previous classes – according to their website in 2015, only 8% of the class were colored.
Some say that the diversity of this class helps bring visibility and inclusiveness to the cinema world. Others claim that this is just the step. The actor George Lopez, who was invited to attend the academy in 2018, commented on the diversity in Hollywood.
"Change begins with authors, casting and production. The Academy [only functions] as a once-blooming tree, "said George Lopez in an interview with Entertainment Weekly . "You have to go to seed and make sure each branch, as the tree grows, includes what our society looks like, and this influx of new eyes … can make everyone see a wider range."
Does the Academy elect the Oscars?
What does this membership mean for new candidates? The Academy of Arts and Sciences for feature films is often called "Oscar Its goal, according to Liberty University, is to advance the arts and sciences of motion picture films.
Although the voting process within the Film Academy is unconfirmed, members play a role in the nomination and selection of films In addition,
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The list of new members includes many familiar faces, from Sterling K. Brown to Lady Gaga to Elizabeth Moss. The Academy offered membership to several female directors. A proud father tweeted about his daughter Zoya Akhtar, who offered the Academy a membership.
"I'm sure other Indians will be happy and proud to know that my daughter Zoya Akhtar, a well-known writer, has been offered the Academy Academy Academy Directorate, which is a rare honor. " tweeted Javed Akhtar.
In addition, the Film Academy invited some members of the Marvel family to join the Academy. These actors include Winston Duke of Usa and Black Panther Tom Holland of Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home and Letitia Wright of Black Panther and Ready Player One .
The Academy invited Lady Gaga to join for her role in A Star Is Born and her musical aspirations in The Hunting Ground and A Star Is Born . Other winners for music in 2019 include Adele for Skyfall (19459003), Annie Lennox for The Lord of the Rings (19459003) and A Private War (19459004), and Scott Wittman for Mary Poppins Returns and When Harry Met Sally .