Academy holds elections

Jul 16, 2004 by Ian Evans

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has elected six new governors to its board and reelected eight incumbent members.

Newcomers include Rosemary Brandenburg of the art directors branch; Roger Deakins, cinematographers branch; James N. Gianopulos, executives branch; Howard “Hawk” Koch, producers branch; and Phil Alden Robinson of the writers branch. Marvin Levy of the public relations branch returns to the board for the first time since 2002.

Reelected incumbents include Kathy Bates, actors branch; Curtis Hanson, directors; Freida Lee Mock, documentary; Tom Rolf, film editors; Arthur Hamilton, music; Carl A. Bell, short films and feature animation; Donald C. Rogers, sound; and Jonathan Erland, visual effects.

These governors join those who were not up for election this year: actors branch, Ed Begley Jr. and Tom Hanks; art directors, Jeffrey Kurland and Jeannine Oppewall; cinematographers, Caleb Deschanel and Owen Roizman; directors, Gilbert Cates and Michael Mann; documentary, Michael Apted and Arthur Dong; executives, William M. Mechanic and Tom Sherak; film editors, Dede Allen and Donn Cambern; music, Charles Bernstein and Bruce Broughton; producers, Larry Gordon and Kathleen Kennedy; public relations, Sid Ganis and Cheryl Boone Isaacs; short films and feature animation, Jon Bloom and June Foray; sound, J. Paul Huntsman and Kevin O’Connell; visual effects, Richard Edlund and Bill Taylor; and writers, Fay Kanin and Frank R. Pierson.