The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invites to 276 people to potentially (if they accept) join the organization this year. So who made the cut?
Jason Bateman, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Lopez, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emmanuelle Riva, Jason Schwartzman and Chris Tucker were among those invited to the actors branch, while the likes of Prince, Jafar Panahi, Ava DuVernay, Benh Zeitlin, Lena Dunham, Sarah Polley, Jeff Nichols and Matt Groening were among the folks invited to various others.
Full press release with the full list below.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 276 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2013.
"These individuals are among the best filmmakers working in the industry today," said Academy President...