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


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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