Academy Builds on Diversity Drive With 30 Percent-POC Class of 2017
The Academy broke induction records with 774 new members, 232 of whom inched up its percentage of people of color from 11 to 13 percent.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs at SxSW: Hollywood Diversity Depends on 'Hiring, Mentoring, Promoting'
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president discussed post-#OscarsSoWhite inclusion efforts in a conversation with “Hidden Figures” screenwriter Allison Schroeder at South by Southwest.
Academy Responds to #OscarsSoWhite Criticism With 683 New Members
The 2016 class, which includes America Ferrera and Michael B. Jordan, is 46 percent female and 41 percent people of color.
Academy Apologizes After Ang Lee, Others Condemn Oscars' 'Tone-Deaf' Anti-Asian Jokes
“It pains us that any aspect of the show was considered offensive, and I apologize for any hurt the skits caused,” wrote Academy CEO Dawn Hudson in a letter to 25 Asian Academy members who condemned the telecast’s jokes.
Academy Changes Voting Rules and Governing Structure to Address #OscarsSoWhite Uproar
“The Board’s goal is to commit to doubling the number of women and diverse members of the Academy by 2020.”
David Oyelowo on Lack of Black Oscar Nominees: 'The Academy Has a Problem'
The “Selma” star went off script at a gala honoring Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
Academy President Reacts to #OscarsSoWhite as Jada, Spike Pledge Boycott
Academy head Cheryl Boone Isaacs: “I am both heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion.”
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Elects First Black President
Is change finally coming to Hollywood?