Directors Jennifer Kent and Ivan Sen, producer Liz Watts and Oscar-nominated production designer Fiona Crombie have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Film editor Dany Cooper, composer Jed Kurzel, Animal Logic founder Zareh Nalbandian, make-up artist Rosalina Da Silva, cinematographer Ari Wegner and stunt performer Glenn Boswell are also among 842 new members of the Oscars body.
Kent has been invited to join the directors and writers branches. Nalbandian and Boswell are among the members-at-large group.
Cooper’s latest credits include Jim Loach’s Measure of a Man, Mirrah Foulkes’ Judy & Punch and Unjoo Moon’s I Am Woman.
Kurzel composed the music for French director/actor Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s The Mustang, Julius Avery’s Overlord and The Nightingale.
Watts is executive producing Stateless, a six-part drama about four strangers in an immigration detention centre for the ABC, after