Haute 100 LA Update: Amy Pascal Joins Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors

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Amy Pascal has been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors.

The Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chairman will represent the executives branch.

She is now one of 14 women on the board, which is the highest number in history.

Other first-time governors include Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney, Judianna Makovsky and Deborah Nadoolman, who represent the newly created costume designers branch; Rick Carter and Jan Pascale, the designers branch, Lynzee Klingman, film editors; Kathryn Blondell and Bill Corso, makeup artists and hairstylists; and Nancy Utley, co-president of Fox Searchlight, public relations.

Governors who were reelected for three-year terms each include Ed Begley Jr., actors; John Bailey, cinematographers; Kathryn Bigelow, directors; Charles Fox, music; Jon Bloom, short films and feature animation; Curt Behlmer, sound; Richard Edlund, visual effects; and Robin Swicord, writers.

Governors who were not up for reelection and who continue on the board are Annette Bening and Tom Hanks, actors; Jim Bissell, designers; Richard P. Crudo and Dante Spinotti, cinematographers; Jeffrey Kurland, costume designers; Lisa Cholodenko and Michael Mann, directors; Michael Apted and Rob Epstein, documentary; Dick Cook and Robert Rehme, executives; Mark L. Goldblatt and Michael Tronick, film editors; Leonard Engelman, makeup artists and hairstylists; Arthur Hamilton and David L. Newman, music; Gale Anne Hurd and Kathleen Kennedy, producers; Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Rob Friedman, public relations; Bill Kroyer and John Lasseter, short films and feature animation; Don Hall and Scott Millan, sound; Craig Barron and John Knoll, visual effects; and Bill Condon and Phil Robinson, writers.


To see the full Los Angeles list, click here.

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