AMPAS CEO Bill Kramer and President Janet Yang made the announcement in an email to Academy membership, also outlining updates to in-person screenings in Los Angeles, New York and London. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences CEO Bill Kramer and newly elected president Janet Yang announced Wednesday in an email to the Academy’s membership that members will be invited to serve as seat-fillers for the annual Oscars, beginning with next year’s March 12 ceremony.
The Academy also announced other key members of the creative team for next year's Oscars. Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner of White Cherry Entertainment have been named executive producers of the 95th Oscars, Academy CEO Bill Kramer announced on Saturday (Sept. 17). For the eighth consecutive year, Weiss also will direct the show, which will air live on ABC and broadcast on outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 12, 2023.
Bill Kramer is trying to cater to the 25 percent of the Academy's membership, which lives outside the United States. Bill Kramer, the newly-minted CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, kicked off what will be a world tour of the 2022 fall film festivals in Venice on Tuesday, as the Academy tries to cater to its increasingly international membership.
Academy CEO Bill Kramer Talks Moving on from the Slap and Bringing Below the Line Categories Back to Oscars
Popular on Variety After an even more dramatic Oscars season than usual — with controversy over categories being excluded from the show and a shocking unplanned slap largely overshadowing the rest of the ceremony — newly appointed Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences CEO Bill Kramer wants to move forward.
New Academy CEO Wants Oscar Producers With Live TV Experience, a Host and All Categories Back on Show
Bill Kramer also talked, in a conversation with Hollywood reporters, about the Academy's finances, inclusion standards and consideration of gender-neutral categories. Ahead of a Sept. 17 all-member meeting of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, newly appointed Academy CEO Bill Kramer took questions from Hollywood correspondents, signaling an era of greater transparency — with members and with non-members — from the organization behind the Oscars.
Bill Kramer has been thinking about the future of the Oscars since the day he was named CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences earlier this summer Bill Kramer has been thinking about the future of the Oscars since he was named CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences earlier this summer.
The 66-year-old becomes the first Asian American and the fourth woman to lead the organisation behind the Oscars. Producer Janet Yang has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group’s board of governors announced, making her the first Asian American to lead the film academy.
Yang's election makes history for the Academy Yang previously served as a governor-at-large on the Academy's board, a position designed to advocate for equity and inclusion on the board. These positions, created in the wake of the 2015 outcry about the Oscars' continued lack of diversity, are appointed by the Academy President.
Popular on Variety Newly named Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences CEO Bill Kramer is set to attend the upcoming Venice Film Festival, along with other Academy senior leaders, in what is being touted as the first time an official AMPAS delegation will make the trek to the Lido.
Popular on Variety With new Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences CEO Bill Kramer in place, the next big question mark for the organization that hosts the Oscars revolves around who will replace outgoing president David Rubin, whose term ends this summer. On Aug. 2, the AMPAS Board of Governors will select its 38th president.
Popular on Variety Jenny Galante has been promoted to executive VP of revenue and business development, Academy CEO Bill Kramer announced Monday. She will report directly to Kramer. In the newly-created position, she will be responsible for driving global revenue growth across plaforms including special events, member initiatives, international programs, digital platforms, the Academy Screening Room, talent development and inclusion programs, and the Academy Museum, Margaret Herrick Library, Science and Technology Council, and Academy Film Archive.
Film Academy Promotes Jeanell English to Newly Created Role of Executive Vice President, Impact and Inclusion
Popular on Variety The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has upped Jeanell English to the newly created position of executive vice president, impact and inclusion. English will report directly to new Academy CEO Bill Kramer. In her role, English will lead the Academy’s initiatives designed to address underrepresentation across the industry.
The role is a newly-created one. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Jeanell English to executive vice president, impact and inclusion, it was announced by Academy CEO Bill Kramer on Monday. In the newly-created role, English will report directly to Kramer and will lead the organization’s initiatives to address underrepresentation and diversity across the industry.
Film scholar Jacqueline Stewart has been named the next director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. The organisation’s board of trustees said on Wednesday that Stewart, who previously served as the museum’s chief artistic and programming officer, will succeed Bill Kramer to guide the vision of the museum from July 18.