The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 395 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their work in film. You can find the full press release here.

The 2021 class is 46% women, 39% underrepresented ethnic/racial communities, and 53% international from 49 countries outside of the U.S.  There are 89 Oscar nominees, including 25 winners, among the invitees.

Stay tuned for more information on this exciting class of potential new members in our upcoming 2021 Member Focus Series. Our first new member spotlight will be published on Friday, July 2nd.