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New French Members Added to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)

Adèle Haenel in "Portrait of a Lady on Fire"

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has announced the list of 819 invitees, which includes 35+ French artists and executives invited to join the over 9,000 current members of the Academy.

According to the AMPAS, this "2020 class" includes 45% women, 36% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 49% international members from 68 countries.There are 75 Oscar® nominees, including 15 winners, and five recipients of Scientific and Technical Awards.  Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy’s membership in 2020."

Among the 2020 French invitees:

  • Acting

Adèle Haenel

  • Casting Director

Leila Fournier 
Sarah Teper

  • Costume Design

Caroline de Vivaise

  • Directing

Mati Diop
Ladj Ly 

  • Documentaries

Véronique Lagoarde-Ségot
Nicolas Philibert 
Yolande Zauberman 

  • Editing

Carole Kravetz Aykanian 
Julien Lacheray
Benjamin Massoubre

  • Executive 

Jean Labadie 

  • Marketing & Public Relations

Emmanuelle Castro 
Olivier Mouroux 
Beatrice Wachsberger 

  • Music

Cyril Paul Henri Morin

  • Production

Toufik Ayadi
Christophe Barral
Bénédicte Couvreur

  • Screenwriting

Giordano Gederlini
Alexis Manenti

  • Short Films & Animation

Jérémy Clapin
Bruno Collet
Marc du Pontavice
Jean-Loup Felicioli
Alain Gagnol 
Delphine Girard 
Jean-François Le Corre
Damien Megherbi 
Justin Pechberty 
Yves Piat 

  • Sound

Katia Boutin  
Cyril Holtz
Anne Le Campion 
Jean Umansky

  • Special Member

Dominique Fouassier 
Thierry Frémaux 
Rosalie Varda

  • Visual Effects

Stephane Grabli

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