2012 New Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Members

by dan_dassow | created - 01 Jul 2012 | updated - 04 Aug 2013 | Public

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 176 filmmakers, artists and executives to become members.

Sources: Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Terrence Malick Get Academy Invites Published: June 29, 2012 @ 12:48 pm By Steve Pond

Academy Invites 176 to Membership Beverly Hills, CA (June 29, 2012) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Also see: New Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Members 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Board of Governors 2012–2013 2013–2014

1. Simon Baker

Actor | Margin Call

Simon Baker was first recognized in 1992, when he received Australia's prestigious Logie award for Most Popular New Talent. Upon relocating to Los Angeles with his family, Baker was immediately cast in the Academy Award winning film L.A. Confidential (1997).

Actors: Simon Baker – “Margin Call,” “L.A. Confidential”

2. Sean Bean

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Sean Bean's career since the eighties spans theatre, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended RADA in London and appeared in a ...

Actors: Sean Bean – “Flightplan,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”

3. Bérénice Bejo

Actress | The Artist

Actress Bérénice Bejo was born in Buenos Aires, the daughter of Silvia De Paoli, a lawyer, and Miguel Bejo, a filmmaker. When she was three, Bejo's family relocated to Paris, France. She embarked on a successful acting career in the 1990s, with various roles in French television and film ...

Actors: Bérénice Bejo – “The Artist,” “OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies”

4. Tom Berenger

Actor | Platoon

Born in Chicago, Oscar nominee, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Tom Berenger was raised in a working class home as the son of a printer for the Chicago Sun-Times. Tom attended the University of Missouri to study journalism. It was there he first auditioned for a role in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf...

Actors: Tom Berenger – “Inception,” “Platoon”

5. Demián Bichir

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Nájera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors, Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. Demián...

Actors: Demián Bichir – “A Better Life,” “Che”

6. Jessica Chastain

Actress | Zero Dark Thirty

Jessica Michelle Chastain was born in Sacramento, California, and was raised in a middle-class household in a northern California suburb. Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman. She discovered dance at the age of nine and ...

Actors: Jessica Chastain – “The Help,” “The Tree of Life”

7. Clifton Collins Jr.

Actor | Star Trek

An acting chameleon who can easily lose himself in the life of his film and television characters, Clifton Collins Jr. is a native Angeleno who grew up destined to become a part of the Latino entertainment industry. His great-grandparents on his mother's side were a Mexican trumpet player and ...

Actors: Clifton Collins, Jr. – “Star Trek,” “Traffic”

8. Bryan Cranston

Actor | Breaking Bad

Bryan Lee Cranston was born on March 7, 1956 in Hollywood, California, to Audrey Peggy Sell, a radio actress, and Joe Cranston, an actor and former amateur boxer. His maternal grandparents were German, and his father was of Irish, German, and Austrian-Jewish ancestry. He was raised in the Canoga ...

Actors: Bryan Cranston – “Contagion,” “Little Miss Sunshine”

9. Jean Dujardin

Actor | The Artist

In 1995 he began his first one man show, the same year he met Bruno Salomone, Eric Collado, Emmanuel Joucla and Eric Massot with whom he created the "Nous C nous". In 1999, he became "Loulou" in Un gars, une fille (1999). This part permitted him to show his talent to a larger public. Since the end ...

Actors: Jean Dujardin – “Les infidèls, “The Artist”

10. Richard E. Grant

Actor | Gosford Park

Richard E. Grant was born on May 5, 1957 in Mbabane, Hhohho, Swaziland as Richard Grant Esterhuysen. He is an actor, known for Gosford Park (2001), Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018) and Withnail & I (1987). He has been married to Joan Washington since November 1, 1986. They have two children.

Actors: Richard E. Grant – “The Iron Lady,” “Withnail & I”

11. Jonah Hill

Actor | 21 Jump Street

Jonah Hill was born and raised in Los Angeles, the son of Sharon Feldstein (née Chalkin), a fashion designer and costume stylist, and Richard Feldstein, a tour accountant for Guns N' Roses. He is the brother of music manager Jordan Feldstein and actress Beanie Feldstein. He graduated from ...

Actors: Jonah Hill – “Moneyball,” “Superbad”

12. Ken Howard

Actor | Michael Clayton

Ken Howard was elected the National President of The Screen Actors Guild on September 24, 2009. He has been a working member of SAG for over forty years. The Tony and two-time Emmy Award-winning actor, most recently received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie ...

Actors: Ken Howard – “J. Edgar,” “In Her Shoes”

13. Diego Luna

Actor | Rogue One

Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...

Actors: Diego Luna – “Milk,” “Y Tu Mamá También”

14. Margo Martindale

Actress | August: Osage County

Margo Martindale was born July 18, 1951 in Jacksonville, Texas, to Margaret (Pruitt) and William Everett Martindale, a lumber company owner and dog handler. She is the youngest of three children, and the only daughter. Margo attended Lon Marris College, and later transferred to University of ...

Actors: Margo Martindale – “Secretariat,” “Million Dollar Baby”

15. Melissa McCarthy

Actress | The Heat

Melissa McCarthy was born in Plainfield, Illinois, to Sandra and Michael McCarthy, and was raised on her family's corn and soybean farm. She began her performing career as a stand-up comedian in New York where she appeared at the famous clubs, Stand Up New York and The Improv. She worked on her ...

Actors: Melissa McCarthy – “Bridesmaids,” “The Back-Up Plan”

16. Matthew McConaughey

Actor | Dallas Buyers Club

American actor and producer Matthew David McConaughey was born in Uvalde, Texas. His mother, Mary Kathleen (McCabe), is a substitute school teacher originally from New Jersey. His father, James Donald McConaughey, was a Mississippi-born gas station owner who ran an oil pipe supply business. He is ...

Actors: Matthew McConaughey – “The Lincoln Lawyer,” “A Time to Kill”

17. Janet McTeer

Actress | Albert Nobbs

Janet McTeer was born on August 5, 1961 in Newcastle, England, UK to parents Jean and Allan McTeer. She was raised in York from the age of 6. She attended Queen Anne Grammar School for Girls, where there was not much opportunity for drama. She became interested in acting at age 16, when she saw "...

Actors: Janet McTeer – “Albert Nobbs,” “Tumbleweeds”

18. S. Epatha Merkerson

Actress | Law & Order

A native of Michigan, S. Epatha Merkerson earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Wayne State University. In 1978, she moved to New York City to apply her craft on stage. Although best known since 1993 as the smart and shrewd Lieutenant Anita Van Buren on the long-running TV crime drama Law &...

Actors: S. Epatha Merkerson – “Mother and Child,” “Terminator 2: Judgment Day”

19. Sam Rockwell

Actor | Moon

Sam Rockwell was born on November 5, 1968, in San Mateo, California, the only child of two actors, Pete Rockwell and Penny Hess. The family moved to New York when he was two years old, living first in the Bronx and later in Manhattan. When Sam was five years old, his parents separated, at which ...

Actors: Sam Rockwell – “Cowboys & Aliens,” “Moon”

20. Andy Serkis

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

English film actor, director and author Andy Serkis is known for his performance capture roles comprising motion capture acting, animation and voice work for such computer-generated characters as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001-2003) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), ...

Actors: Andy Serkis – “The Prestige,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King”

21. Octavia Spencer

Actress | Hidden Figures

Spencer is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, which she claims is the proverbial buckle of the Bible belt. She's the sixth of seven siblings and holds a BS in Liberal Arts from Auburn University. A "closet" lover of acting, this practical Alabamian knew that she'd someday work in the film industry, ...

Actors: Octavia Spencer – “The Help,” “The Soloist”

22. Lili Taylor

Actress | American Crime

Lili Taylor is a well-known and successful American actress. She acts in film, TV and stage. She was born in Glencoe, Illinois, to Marie (Lecour) and George Park Taylor, an artist and hardware store operator. Lili graduated from New Trier High School in 1985. Then, she attended the Theatre School ...

Actors: Lili Taylor – “Being Flynn,” “High Fidelity”

23. Nia Vardalos

Actress | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Nia Vardalos was born on September 24, 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Antonia Eugenia Vardalos. She is an actress and writer, known for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) and My Big Fat Greek Life (2003). She was previously married to Ian Gomez.

Actors: Nia Vardalos – “For a Good Time, Call…,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”

24. Kerry Washington

Actress | Django Unchained

Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Django Unchained (2012), Scandal (2012) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They ...

Actors: Kerry Washington – “Django Unchained,” “Ray”

25. Michelle Yeoh

Actress | Wo hu cang long

Born as Yang Zi Qiong in the mining town of Ipoh, in West Malaysia, in the lunar year of the Tiger, Michelle is the daughter of Janet Yeoh and Yeoh Kian Teik, a lawyer and politician. She is of Han Chinese (Hokkien) descent, and spoke English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since age 4, ...

Actors: Michelle Yeoh – “The Lady,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon”

26. Laurence Bennett

Production_designer | The Artist

Laurence Bennett is a production designer and art director, known for The Artist (2011), Crash (2004) and The Next Three Days (2010).

Designers: Laurence Bennett – “The Artist,” “Crash”

27. David Brisbin

Production_designer | Race

David Brisbin is a production designer and art director, known for Race (2016), Nice Hat! 5 Enigmas in the Life of Cambodia (2006) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008).

Designers: David Brisbin – “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” “Dead Presidents”

28. Scott Chambliss

Production_designer | Godzilla: King of the Monsters

Scott Chambliss is known for his work on Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) and Star Trek (2009).

Designers: Scott Chambliss – “Cowboys & Aliens,” “Mission: Impossible III”

29. Wendy Chuck

Costume_designer | About Schmidt

Wendy Chuck is known for her work on About Schmidt (2002), Nebraska (2013) and The Descendants (2011).

Designers: Wendy Chuck – “The Descendants,” “Sideways”

30. Maria Djurkovic

Production_designer | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Maria Djurkovic is known for her work on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Imitation Game (2014) and The Hours (2002).

Designers: Maria Djurkovic – “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” “The Hours”

31. Sanja Milkovic Hays

Costume_designer | The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor

Sanja Milkovic Hays was born on September 19, 1958 in Zagreb, Croatia. She is known for her work on The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008), Total Recall (2012) and Star Trek Beyond (2016).

Designers: Sanja Milkovic Hays – “Battle: Los Angeles,” “Mission to Mars”

32. Mayes C. Rubeo

Costume_designer | Apocalypto

Mayes C. Rubeo is a costume Designer known for her work on Apocalypto (2006), Avatar (2009), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), World War Z (2013) and John Carter (2012). She was born in Mexico City and went on to train in Fashion and Costume at the Los Angeles Trade-Tech ...

Designers: Mayes Rubeo – “Avatar,” “Apocalypto”

33. Anne Seibel

Production_designer | Midnight in Paris

Designers: Anne Seibel – “Midnight in Paris,” “The Devil Wears Prada”

34. Sharon Seymour

Production_designer | The Town

Sharon Seymour is known for her work on The Town (2010), Argo (2012) and Oldboy (2013).

Designers: Sharon Seymour – “The Ides of March,” “Friday Night Lights”

35. Sammy Sheldon

Costume_designer | Ant-Man

Sammy Sheldon is known for her work on Ant-Man (2015), Ex Machina (2014) and X-Men: First Class (2011). She has been married to Ian Differ since August 14, 2010.

Designers: Sammy Sheldon – “X-Men: First Class,” “V for Vendetta”

36. Florian Ballhaus

Cinematographer | Allegiant

Florian Ballhaus was born in 1965 in Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He is known for his work on Allegiant (2016), Godzilla (1998) and RED (2010).

Cinematographers: Florian Ballhaus – “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” “The Devil Wears Prada”

Cinematographers: Oliver Bokelberg – “Win Win,” “The Station Agent”

38. Anna Foerster

Director | Underworld: Blood Wars

Anna Foerster is known for her work on Underworld: Blood Wars (2016), Outlander (2014) and The Day After Tomorrow (2004).

Cinematographers: Anna J. Foerster – “Anonymous”

39. Larry Fong

Cinematographer | Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Larry Fong is known for his work on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Kong: Skull Island (2017) and Watchmen (2009).

Cinematographers: Larry Fong – “Super 8,” “300”

40. Alwin H. Küchler

Cinematographer | Sunshine

Alwin H. Küchler was born in 1965 in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is known for his work on Sunshine (2007), Divergent (2014) and R.I.P.D. (2013). He has been married to Ngozi Onwurah since November 28, 1998.

Cinematographers: Alwin Kuchler – “Hanna,” “Proof”

41. Toyomichi Kurita

Cinematographer | Sukiyaki Western Django

Toyomichi Kurita was born in 1950 in Japan. He is known for his work on Sukiyaki Western Django (2007), Trouble in Mind (1985) and Taboo (1999).

Cinematographers: Toyomichi Kurita – “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family,” “Waiting to Exhale”

42. George Mooradian

Camera_department | Escape from New York

George Mooradian is known for his work on Escape from New York (1981), Cyborg (1989) and Dick Tracy (1990).

Cinematographers: George Mooradian – “Crazy as Hell,” “Nemesis”

43. Guillaume Schiffman

Cinematographer | The Artist

Guillaume Schiffman is known for his work on The Artist (2011), OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) and Populaire (2012).

Cinematographers: Guillaume Schiffman – “The Artist,” “OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies”

44. Terry Stacey

Cinematographer | The Angel

Terry Stacey was born on July 24, 1962 in Sussex, England as Terrence C. Stacey. He is known for his work on The Angel (2018), Den of Thieves (2018) and Dexter (2006).

Cinematographers: Terry Stacey – “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” “Friends with Money”

45. Joseph Cedar

Director | Hearat Shulayim

Joseph Cedar was born on August 31, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Footnote (2011), Campfire (2004) and Beaufort (2007). He is married to Vered Kelner.

Directors: Joseph Cedar – “Footnote (Hearat Shulayim),” “Beaufort”

46. Jean-Pierre Dardenne

Producer | Deux jours, une nuit

After studying drama in the arts institute, Jean Pierre Dardenne and his brother Luc made some videos about the rough life in blue-collar small towns in the Wallonie. After their meeting with filmmaker Armad Gatti and cinematographer Ned Burgess, they decided to enter in the movie business.

In 1978 ...

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne – “The Kid with a Bike (Le gamin au vélo),” “The Child (L’enfant)”

47. Luc Dardenne

Producer | Deux jours, une nuit

Luc Dardenne was born on March 10, 1954 in Awirs, Wallonia, Belgium. He is a producer and director, known for Two Days, One Night (2014), Rosetta (1999) and L'enfant (The Child) (2005).

Directors: Luc Dardenne – “Lorna’s Silence (Le silence de Lorna),” “The Son (Le fils)”

48. Philippe Falardeau

Director | Monsieur Lazhar

After studying Canadian politics and international relations, Philippe Falardeau was chosen in 1993 as a contestant for the popular TV series La course destination monde (1988) (a contest were the participants tour the world making short films). There, he shot 20 films and ended up winning the race...

Directors: Philippe Falardeau – “Monsieur Lazhar,” “It’s Not Me, I Swear! (C’est pas moi, je le jure!)”

49. Asghar Farhadi

Writer | Darbareye Elly

Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of...

Directors: Asghar Farhadi* – “A Separation (Jodaieye Nadar az Simin),” “About Elly (Darbareye Elly) (also invited to the Writers Branch)

50. Rodrigo García

Writer | Nine Lives

Rodrigo García was born on August 24, 1959 in Bogotá, Colombia. He is a producer and writer, known for Nine Lives (2005), Mother and Child (2009) and In Treatment (2008).

Directors: Rodrigo Garcia – “Albert Nobbs,” “Mother and Child”

51. Michel Hazanavicius

Writer | The Artist

Michel Hazanavicius was born and raised in Paris, France. His grandparents were originally from Lithuania, but relocated to France in the 1920s. Hazanavicius attended art school, and moved on to work as a director for commercials and television projects. In 1999, he wrote and directed his first ...

Directors: Michel Hazanavicius* – “Les infidèles (The Players),” “The Artist” (also invited to the Writers Branch)

52. Kasi Lemmons

Actress | The Silence of the Lambs

Kasi Lemmons was born on February 24, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Karen Lemmons. She is an actress, known for The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Candyman (1992) and Hard Target (1993). She has been married to Vondie Curtis-Hall since 1995. They have two children.

Directors: Kasi Lemmons – “Talk to Me,” “Eve’s Bayou”

53. Terrence Malick

Writer | Days of Heaven

Terrence Malick was born in Ottawa, Illinois. His family subsequently lived in Oklahoma and he went to school in Austin, Texas. He did his undergraduate work at Harvard, graduating summa cum laude with a degree in philosophy in 1965.

A member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, he attended Magdalen ...

Directors: Terrence Malick – “The Tree of Life,” “The Thin Red Line”

54. Michaël R. Roskam

Director | The Drop

Michaël R. Roskam was born as Michaël Reynders. He is a director and producer, known for The Drop (2014), Bullhead (2011) and Racer and the Jailbird (2017).

Directors: Michaël R. Roskam – “Bullhead (Rundskop)”

55. Kar-Wai Wong

Writer | Yi dai zong shi

Wong Kar-wai (born 17 July 1956) is a Hong Kong Second Wave filmmaker, internationally renowned as an auteur for his visually unique, highly stylised, emotionally resonant work, including Ah fei zing zyun (1990), Dung che sai duk (1994), Chung Hing sam lam (1994), Do lok tin si (1995), Chun gwong ...

Directors: Wong Kar Wai – “My Blueberry Nights,” “In the Mood for Love”

56. John Battsek

Producer | How I Live Now

John Battsek is a producer, known for How I Live Now (2013), One Day in September (1999) and Listen to Me Marlon (2015).

Documentary: John Battsek – “The Tillman Story,” “One Day in September”

57. Amy Berg

Producer | Deliver Us from Evil

Amy Berg was born in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a producer and director, known for Deliver Us from Evil (2006), West of Memphis (2012) and Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015).

Documentary: Amy Berg – “Bhutto,” “Deliver Us from Evil”

58. Simon Chinn

Producer | Searching for Sugar Man

Simon Chinn is a producer, known for Searching for Sugar Man (2012), Man on Wire (2008) and Black Sheep (2018).

Documentary: Simon Chinn – “Project Nim,” “Man on Wire”

59. Marshall Curry

Director | Street Fight

Marshall Curry is known for his work on Street Fight (2005), If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front (2011) and Racing Dreams (2009). He is married to Elizabeth Martin.

Documentary: Marshall Curry – “If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front,” “Street Fight”

Documentary: Johanna Demetrakas – “Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche,” “Bus Riders Union”

61. Daniel Junge

Producer | Being Evel

Daniel Junge is a producer and director, known for Being Evel (2015), Saving Face (2012) and They Killed Sister Dorothy (2008).

Documentary: Daniel Junge – “Saving Face,” “The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner”

62. Mary Lampson

Editor | American Playhouse

Mary Lampson is known for her work on American Playhouse (1981), Underground (1976) and Searchdog (2016).

Documentary: Mary Lampson – “Kimjongilia,” “Harlan County, USA”

63. Samuel D. Pollard

Producer | ACORN and the Firestorm

Samuel D. Pollard is a producer and editor, known for ACORN and the Firestorm (2017), Mr. Soul! (2018) and Sammy Davis, Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me (2017).

Documentary: Sam Pollard – “Gerrymandering,” “4 Little Girls”

Documentary: Glenn Silber – “El Salvador: Another Vietnam,” “The War at Home”

65. Lucy Walker

Director | The Crash Reel

Lucy Walker was born in London, England. She is a director and producer, known for The Crash Reel (2013), Waste Land (2010) and Blindsight (2006).

Documentary: Lucy Walker – “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom,” “Waste Land”

66. Jim Amos

A noted personality in film distribution and sales, Jim Amos served Sony Pictures for nearly 30 years. He began as a trainee in the studio's Boston branch, and company executives quickly took note of his talent. A year after joining the studio, Jim Amos relocated to San Francisco where he became a ...

Executives: James Amos

67. Michael Bostick

Producer | Dragonfly

As a producer and executive, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning Michael Bostick has worked on films that have grossed more than $2.6 billion worldwide during his career in the entertainment business. After serving as CEO of Walden Media, Partner/Producer at Shady Acres Entertainment, and President...

Executives: Michael Bostick

Executives: Richard Brener

Executives: Howard Mark Cohen

70. David Glasser

Producer | Wind River

David Glasser was born on March 17, 1971. He is a producer and actor, known for Wind River (2017), Yellowstone (2018) and Lion (2016).

Executives: David C. Glasser

Executives: Jeffrey B. Goldstein

Executives: Frederick Huntsberry

73. Jon Jashni

Producer | Kong: Skull Island

Jon Jashni is a media investor and content producer who operates through his company Raintree Ventures. Prior to founding Raintree, Jashni was President and Chief Creative Officer of Legendary Entertainment where, as an aspect of his duties, he oversaw the development and production of content such...

Executives: Jon Jashni

Executives: Michael Marshall

Executives: Tony Safford

76. Greg M. Silverman

Visual_effects | Bull

Full Sail University Graduate.

Executives: Gregory Silverman

77. Nigel Sinclair

Producer | The Way Back

Nigel Sinclair is a producer, known for The Way Back (2010), End of Watch (2012) and Snitch (2013).

Executives: Nigel Sinclair

78. Kirk Baxter

Editor | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Kirk Baxter was born in 1972 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is an editor and producer, known for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), The Social Network (2010) and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).

Film Editors: Kirk Baxter – “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,” “The Social Network”

79. Nicolas De Toth

Editor | X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Nicolas De Toth is known for his work on X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Live Free or Die Hard (2007) and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003).

Film Editors: Nicolas De Toth – “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “The Sum of All Fears”

80. Scott Hill

Editorial_department | Dragonfly

Graduated from the University of Southern California.

Film Editors: Scott Hill – “Zookeeper,” “Bruce Almighty”

81. Dan Lebental

Editor | Iron Man

Dan Lebental is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), Ant-Man (2015) and 11:14 (2003).

Film Editors: Dan Lebental – “Iron Man 2,” “Elf”

82. Glen Scantlebury

Editor | Dracula

Glen Scantlebury was born in Annandale, Virginia, USA. He is known for his work on Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Transformers (2007) and Con Air (1997). He is married to Lucy Phillips.

Film Editors: Glen Scantlebury – “Transformers,” “Bram Stoker’s Dracula”

83. Mark Coulier

Make_up_department | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Mark Coulier is known for his work on The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), The Iron Lady (2011) and Suspiria (2018).

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists: Mark Coulier – “The Iron Lady,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2”

84. Linda D. Flowers

Make_up_department | The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Linda D. Flowers is known for her work on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013), Furious 7 (2015) and Widows (2018).

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists: Linda Flowers – “The Hunger Games,” “The Social Network”

85. Toni G

Make_up_department | Planet of the Apes

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists: Toni G – “Salt,” “Monster”

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists: Amanda Knight – “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2,” “Mission: Impossible”

87. Tami Lane

Make_up_department | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Tami Lane was born on June 16, 1974 in Peoria, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012).

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists: Tami Lane – “Superman Returns” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe”

Members-at-Large: Wendy Aylsworth

89. Kyle Cooper


Kyle Cooper has produced and directed hundreds of main title and visual effects sequences across a wide spectrum of film and broadcast mediums. Cooper received his MFA from Yale School of Art, where he studied independently with renowned American modernist Paul Rand. In his third year at Yale, ...

Members-at-Large: Kyle Cooper

90. Patrick Crowley

Producer | The Bourne Ultimatum

Patrick Crowley is a producer and assistant director, known for The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), The Bourne Supremacy (2004) and The Bourne Identity (2002). He is married to Cathleen Summers.

Members-at-Large: Patrick Crowley

91. Bud Davis

Stunts | Star Trek: Generations

Stuntman, stunt coordinator, and occasional actor Bud Davis was born George H. Davis on December 23, 1936. Davis raced cars and rode motorcycles in his youth. Moreover, Bud worked for six months at a finance company before getting a job as a bartender at a bar located across the street from the ...

Members-at-Large: Bud Davis

92. Christopher DeFaria

Producer | Mad Max: Fury Road

Christopher DeFaria was born on May 20, 1959 in Alameda County, California, USA as Christopher Joseph DeFaria. He is a producer and production manager, known for Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Watchmen (2009) and Ready Player One (2018). He has been married to Alexandra Yates Knox since April 28, 1992....

Members-at-Large: Chris deFaria

93. Sarah Katzman

Casting_director | Wedding Crashers

Members-at-Large: Sarah Katzman

94. John Kilkenny

Visual_effects | I, Robot

John Kilkenny is a President at Twentieth Century Fox, heading the studio's visual effects department. His division budgets, produces and oversees all the visual effects on feature films made by the studio's production units, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures and Fox Searchlight Pictures. Mr. Kilkenny oversaw...

Members-at-Large: John Kilkenny

95. Heidi Levitt

Casting_director | The Artist

As a graduate of Barnard College and the AFI Producers Program, Heidi has cast such successful films as JFK (1991), Nixon (1995), Natural Born Killers (1994), Nurse Betty (2000), The Rock (1996), The Joy Luck Club (1993), Smoke (1995) and Benny & Joon (1993).

In addition to casting Lakeview ...

Members-at-Large: Heidi Levitt

96. Kerry Lyn McKissick


Kerry Lyn McKissick was born in 1959. She is known for her work on Ant-Man (2015), Captain Marvel (2019) and Thor: Ragnarok (2017).

Members-at-Large: Kerry Lyn McKissick

97. Elizabeth Sayre

Editorial_department | Moscow on the Hudson

Members-at-Large: Elizabeth Sayre

98. Michael Tadross

Production_manager | Sherlock Holmes

Michael Tadross, has played a pivotal role as a leading figure in the film industry for the last thirty years. He has most recently produced Ocean's 8, the Warner Bros. film starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna. Other Warner Bros. films Tadross has produced include ...

Members-at-Large: Michael Tadross

99. Mary Vernieu

Casting_director | Looper

Mary Vernieu is known for her work on Looper (2012), Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and Grindhouse (2007).

Members-at-Large: Mary Vernieu

100. Ludovic Bource

Composer | The Artist

Ludovic Bource is known for his work on The Artist (2011), OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006) and House Arrest (2018).

Music: Ludovic Bource – “The Artist,” “OSS 117: Lost In Rio”

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