Academy Invites New Members to Music Branch, Re-Elects Bernstein
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 774 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 2017. Among the composers, songwriters and music editors invited to the music branch are:
Mark Adler "Merchants of Doubt," "Food, Inc."
Edesio Alejandro "La Pared de las Palabras," "Suite Habana"
Nancy Allen (music editor)
David Amram "The Manchurian Candidate," "Splendor in the Grass"
Craig Armstrong "Snowden," "The Great Gatsby"
Angelo Badalamenti "Mulholland Drive," "Cousins"
Nicholas Britell "Moonlight," "The Big Short"
Nick Cave "Hell or High Water," "The Road"
Jordan Corngold (music editor)
Warren Ellis "Hell or High Water," "The Road"
Lisa Gerrard "Jane Got a Gun," "Layer Cake"
Justin Hurwitz "La La Land," "Whiplash"
Jimmy Jam "Akeelah and the Bee," "Poetic Justice"
Todd Kasow (music editor)
Abel Korzeniowski "Nocturnal Animals," "A Single Man"
Mica Levi "Jackie," "Under the Skin"
Terry Lewis "Akeelah and the Bee," "Poetic Justice"
Lin-Manuel Miranda "Moana," "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
Atli Φrvarsson "The Edge of Seventeen," "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones"
Benj Pasek "La La Land," "Trolls"
Justin Paul "La La Land," "Trolls"
Laurent Perez Del Mar "The Red Turtle," "Fear(s) of the Dark"
Jocelyn Pook "Augustine," "William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice"
Laura Rossi "Unfinished Song," "London to Brighton"
Philip Sheppard "Love, Marilyn," "The Tillman Story"
Stephen James Taylor "Southside with You," "Why Do Fools Fall in Love"
Justin Timberlake "The Book of Love," "Trolls"
Benjamin Wallfisch "Hidden Figures," "Lights Out"
Debbie Wiseman "Middletown," "Wilde"
UPDATE: The Academy announced on June 29 that incumbent governor Charles Bernstein was reelected to the Academy Board representing the music branch. The Academy's 17 branches are each represented by three governors, who may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms. The Board of Governors sets the Academy's strategic vision, preserves the organization's financial health, and assures the fulfillment of its mission.
- Mark Adler
- Edesio Alejandro
- David Amram
- Craig Armstrong
- Angelo Badalamenti
- Nicholas Britell
- Nick Cave
- Warren Ellis
- Lisa Gerrard
- Justin Hurwitz
- Jimmy Jam
- Abel Korzeniowski
- Mica Levi
- Terry Lewis
- Lin-Manuel Miranda
- Atli Orvarsson
- Benj Pasek
- Justin Paul
- Laurent Perez del Mar
- Jocelyn Pook
- Laura Rossi
- Philip Sheppard
- Stephen James Taylor
- Justin Timberlake
- Benjamin Wallfisch
- Debbie Wiseman
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