People Who Could Join Academy

by jademarco28 | created - 04 Jul 2016 | updated - 28 Aug 2016 | Public

These are people invited to the academy who should or could join as phony as the awards are

1. Taika Waititi

Actor | What We Do in the Shadows

Taika Waititi, also known as Taika Cohen, hails from the Raukokore region of the East Coast of New Zealand, and is of Te-Whanau-a-Apanui (father) and Jewish (mother) descent. He has been involved in the film industry for several years, initially as an actor, and now focusing on writing and ...

HE HAS TO!!!!!

2. Rose Byrne

Actress | Spy

Rose Byrne was born in Balmain, Sydney, Australia. She is the daughter of Jane, a primary school administrator, and Robin Byrne, a semi-retired statistician and market researcher.

She landed her first role in a movie, Dallas Doll (1994), when she was 15 years old.

Since then, Rose has appeared in a ...

3. Idris Elba

Actor | Beasts of No Nation

An only child, Idrissa Akuna Elba was born and raised in London, England. His father, Winston, is from Sierra Leone and worked at Ford Dagenham; his mother, Eve, is from Ghana and had a clerical duty. Idris attended school in Canning Town, where he first became involved in acting, before he dropped...

4. John Boyega

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

John Boyega is a British actor, known for playing Finn in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015). Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block (2011), before attaining international recognition for his work ...

5. Luis Guzmán

Actor | Traffic

Actor of Puerto Rican descent who made many memorable films in the 1980s due to his villainous persona. Presently resides with his wife and many kids in Vermont.

6. Oscar Isaac

Actor | Ex Machina

Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking ...

7. Martin Starr

Actor | Freaks and Geeks

Martin Starr was born on July 30, 1982 in Santa Monica, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Freaks and Geeks (1999), Party Down (2009) and Silicon Valley (2014).

8. Mark Rylance

Actor | Bridge of Spies

Widely regarded as the greatest stage actor of his generation, Sir Mark Rylance has enjoyed an esteemed career on stage and on screen, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg's Bridge of ...

9. Marisa Paredes

Actress | Todo sobre mi madre

Marisa Paredes was born on April 3, 1946 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as María Luisa Paredes Bartolomé. She is an actress, known for All About My Mother (1999), The Skin I Live In (2011) and High Heels (1991).

10. Cecilia Roth

Actress | Todo sobre mi madre

She moved to Spain with her father and her brother, Ariel Rot, in 1976 and started acting. Her first major role was in Iván Zulueta's Rapture (1979). After appearing in Pedro Almodóvar's debut feature _Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón (1980)_ she kept working with him in Labyrinth of ...

11. Katie Aselton

Actress | The Freebie

Katie Aselton was born on October 1, 1978 in Milbridge, Maine, USA as Kathryn Anne Aselton. She is an actress, known for The Freebie (2010), The Gift (2015) and Black Rock (2012). She has been married to Mark Duplass since August 26, 2006. They have two children.

12. Michelle Rodriguez

Actress | Furious Seven

Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle Rodriguez is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. She was born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez on July 12, 1978, in San Antonio, Texas, to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, from the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, who served in the U.S. ...

13. Anthony Anderson

Actor | The Departed

Anthony Anderson was born on August 15, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Departed (2006), Kangaroo Jack (2003) and Transformers (2007). He has been married to Alvina Renee Stewart since September 11, 1999. They have two children.

14. Tatsuya Nakadai

Actor | Kagemusha

Japanese leading man, an important star and one of the handful of Japanese actors well known outside Japan. Nakadai was a tall handsome clerk in a Tokyo shop when director Masaki Kobayashi encountered him and cast him in The Thick-Walled Room (1956). Nakadai was subsequently cast in the lead role in...

15. Andrew Garfield

Actor | The Social Network

Andrew Russell Garfield was born in Los Angeles, California, to a British-born mother, Lynn (Hillman), and an American-born father, Richard Garfield. When he was three, he moved to Surrey, U.K., with his parents and older brother. He is of English and Polish Jewish heritage. Andrew was raised in a ...

16. Ice Cube

Soundtrack | Friday

Ice Cube was born in South Central Los Angeles, to Doris (Benjamin), a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper. He first came to public notice as a singer and songwriter with the controversial and influential band N.W.A. His compositions with that group included many ...

17. Tom Hiddleston

Actor | The Avengers

Thomas William Hiddleston was born in Westminster, London, to English-born Diana Patricia (Servaes) and Scottish-born James Norman Hiddleston. His mother is a former stage manager, and his father, a scientist, was the managing director of a pharmaceutical company. He started off at the preparatory ...

18. James Hong

Actor | Big Trouble in Little China

James Hong was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He studied civil engineering at the University of Minnesota, but at some point along the way became interested in acting. He graduated from the University of Southern California and practiced for 1½ years as a road engineer with the County of Los ...

19. Sara Bilbatua

Casting_director | Hable con ella

Sara Bilbatua was born on August 21, 1958 in Eibar, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain. She is a casting director and actress, known for Talk to Her (2002), Sex and Lucía (2001) and Pan's Labyrinth (2006).

20. Antoinette Boulat

Casting_director | Doubles vies

Antoinette Boulat was born in France. She is known for her work on Non-Fiction (2018), Holy Motors (2012) and Standing Tall (2015).

21. Natalie Lyon

Casting_director | Inside Out

Natalie Lyon is known for her work on Inside Out (2015), Up (2009) and Coco (2017).

22. Adam Arkapaw

Cinematographer | Macbeth

Adam Arkapaw is known for his work on films such as Macbeth (2015 - ASC spotlight award) Animal Kingdom (2010 - Camerimage Cinematographer Debuts Competition winner) The Snowtown Murders (2011) Light Between the Oceans (2016) Lore (2011) and Assassin's Creed (2016). He is also the Emmy ...

23. Mátyás Erdély

Cinematographer | Saul fia

Mátyás Erdély was born on September 17, 1976 in Budapest, Hungary. He is known for his work on Son of Saul (2015), Tender Son: The Frankenstein Project (2010) and My Backyard Was a Mountain (2005).

24. Hélène Louvart

Cinematographer | Familia sumergida

Hélène Louvart is known for her work on A Family Submerged (2018), Pina (2011) and Happy as Lazzaro (2018).

25. Gökhan Tiryaki

Cinematographer | Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da

Gökhan Tiryaki was born in Istanbul, Turkey, 1972. He worked for national TV station (TRT) and joined the production of several TV films and documentaries as a cameraman between 1991 and 1996. Since 1996, he has been working as a cinematographer.

Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (Once Upon a Time in Anatolia...

26. Kim White

Camera_department | Inside Out

Kim White is known for her work on Inside Out (2015), Finding Nemo (2003) and Monsters, Inc. (2001).

27. Charlotte Bruus Christensen

Cinematographer | Fences

Charlotte Bruus Christensen is a Danish cinematographer. She is best known for her work in The Hunt (2012), Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), Fences (2016), and The Girl on the Train (2016).

She earned a degree in cinematography from the National Film and Television School in 2004. After film ...

29. Sonia Grande

Costume_designer | Midnight in Paris

Sonia Grande is known for her work on Midnight in Paris (2011), Broken Embraces (2009) and The Others (2001).

30. Israel Cárdenas

Editor | Jean Gentil

Israel Cárdenas is an editor and cinematographer, known for Jean Gentil (2010), Cochochi (2007) and Sand Dollars (2014).

31. Manon Rasmussen

Costume_designer | En kongelig affære

Manon Rasmussen was born on August 2, 1951 in Horsens, Denmark. She is known for her work on A Royal Affair (2012), Dogville (2003) and Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013).

32. Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Director | Mustang

In 2011 Ergüven was invited to attend the Cannes Film Festivals Atelier to help develop her project, The Kings. While there she met fellow director Alice Winocour who was there to develop her first feature film Augustine. After Ergüven was unable to find financing for her film Winocour suggested ...

33. Naji Abu Nowar

Writer | Theeb

Naji Abu Nowar is a writer and director, known for Theeb (2014), Death of a Boxer (2009) and Till Death (2012).

34. Ciro Guerra

Director | El abrazo de la serpiente

Ciro Guerra was born on February 6, 1981 in Río de Oro, Cesar, Colombia. He is a director and writer, known for Embrace of the Serpent (2015), The Wind Journeys (2009) and Birds of Passage (2018).

35. Maren Ade

Producer | Toni Erdmann

Maren Ade was born in Karlsruhe on 12 December 1976 to a couple of teachers.She studied cinema at Munich's Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film. As of 2001 she co-founded, together with Janine Jackowski, a fellow graduate from HFF, the "Komplizen" film company. It is through Komplizen that Maren would...

36. Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Director | Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da

Nuri Bilge Ceylan was born in Istanbul on January 26th, 1959. In 1976, he began studying chemical engineering at Istanbul Technical University, in a context of strong student unrest, boycotts and political polarization. In 1978, he switched courses to Electrical Engineering at Bogazici University. ...

37. Xavier Dolan

Actor | Tom à la ferme

Xavier Dolan was born on March 20, 1989 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as Xavier Dolan-Tadros. He is an actor and writer, known for Tom at the Farm (2013), I Killed My Mother (2009) and Heartbeats (2010).

38. Cary Joji Fukunaga

Producer | Beasts of No Nation

Cary Joji Fukunaga was born on July 10, 1977 in Oakland, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Beasts of No Nation (2015), Sin Nombre (2009) and It (2017).

HE MUST!!!!!

39. Hsiao-Hsien Hou

Director | Ci ke Nie Yin Niang

Of the ten films that Hsiao-Hsien Hou directed between 1980 and 1989, seven received best film or best director awards from prestigious international films festivals in Venice, Berlin, Hawaii, and the Festival of the Three Continents in Nantes. In a 1988 worldwide critics' poll, Hou was championed ...

40. Abdellatif Kechiche

Writer | La vie d'Adèle

Abdellatif Kechiche was born on December 7, 1960 in Tunis, Tunisia. He is a writer and director, known for Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Games of Love and Chance (2003) and The Secret of the Grain (2007).

41. Ken Loach

Director | I, Daniel Blake

Unlike virtually all his contemporaries, Ken Loach has never succumbed to the siren call of Hollywood, and it's virtually impossible to imagine his particular brand of British socialist realism translating well to that context. After studying law at St. Peter's College, Oxford, he branched out into...

42. Cristian Mungiu

Producer | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile

Cristian Mungiu was born on April 27, 1968 in Iasi, Romania. He is a producer and writer, known for 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), Beyond the Hills (2012) and Graduation (2016).

43. László Nemes

Director | Saul fia

László Nemes was born on 18th Feb. 1977 in Budapest, Hungary. He moved to France at 12 with his mother. He grew up in Paris, where he studied History, International Relations and Political Science at the Institut d'Études Politiques, because he couldn't go to film school. After that he started ...

44. Lynne Ramsay

Director | You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay was born on December 5, 1969 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland. She is a director and writer, known for You Were Never Really Here (2017), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) and Morvern Callar (2002). She was previously married to Rory Stewart Kinnear.

45. Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Director | Loong Boonmee raleuk chat

Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970, Bangkok) grew up in Khon Kaen, a city in the north east of Thailand. He has a degree in Architecture from Khon Kaen University and a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has been making films and videos since the ...

46. Haifaa Al-Mansour

Director | Wadjda

Haifaa Al Mansour is the first female filmmaker in Saudi Arabia and is regarded as one of the most significant cinematic figures in the Kingdom. She finished her bachelor's degree in Literature at the American University in Cairo and completed a Master's degree in Directing and Film Studies from ...

47. Ramin Bahrani

Producer | 99 Homes

Ramin Bahrani was born on March 20, 1975 in North Carolina, USA. He is a producer and director, known for 99 Homes (2014), Chop Shop (2007) and Fahrenheit 451 (2018).

48. Souleymane Cissé

Director | Yeelen

Souleymane Cissé was born on April 21, 1940 in Bamako, Mali. He is a director and writer, known for Brightness (1987), Work (1978) and The Wind (1982).

49. Ari Folman

Writer | Vals Im Bashir

Ari Folman was born on December 17, 1962 in Haifa, Israel. He is a writer and director, known for Waltz with Bashir (2008), The Congress (2013) and Saint Clara (1996).

50. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Director | Daratt

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun was born in 1961 in Abéché, Chad. He is a director and writer, known for Dry Season (2006), A Screaming Man (2010) and Abouna (2002).

51. Naomi Kawase

Director | An

Naomi Kawase was born on May 30, 1969 in Nara, Japan. She is a director and writer, known for Sweet Bean (2015), Suzaku (1997) and Still the Water (2014). She was previously married to Takenori Sentô.

52. So Yong Kim

Director | Na-moo-eobs-neun san

She originally comes from Korea but also grew up in Los Angeles, USA.

53. Adam McKay

Producer | The Other Guys

Adam McKay (born April 17, 1968) is an American screenwriter, director, comedian, and actor. McKay has a comedy partnership with Will Ferrell, with whom he co-wrote the films Anchorman, Talladega Nights, and The Other Guys. Ferrell and McKay also founded their comedy website Funny or Die through ...

54. Anna Muylaert

Writer | Que Horas Ela Volta?

Anna Muylaert was born on April 21, 1964 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. She is a writer and director, known for The Second Mother (2015), Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2009) and Durval Records (2002).

55. María Novaro

Director | Lola

The most successful woman director of Mexican cinema studied Sociology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and Film Production at the University Center of Film Studies (CUEC) in Mexico City. She began her career as assistant director of Alberto Cortés in Amor a la vuelta de la ...

56. Chan-wook Park

Director | Ah-ga-ssi

Chan-wook Park was born on August 23, 1963 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a director and writer, known for The Handmaiden (2016), Thirst (2009) and Oldboy (2003).

57. Bettina Böhler

Editor | Barbara

Bettina Böhler was born on June 24, 1960 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. She is known for her work on Barbara (2012), The State I Am In (2000) and Yella (2007).

58. Marie-Hélène Dozo

Editor | Deux jours, une nuit

Marie-Hélène Dozo is known for her work on Two Days, One Night (2014), The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015) and Kinshasa Kids (2012).

60. Sarah Flack

Editor | Lost in Translation

Sarah Flack is known for her work on Lost in Translation (2003), The Limey (1999) and Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000).

61. Affonso Gonçalves

Editor | Carol

Affonso Gonçalves is known for his work on Carol (2015), Paterson (2016) and True Detective (2014).

62. Kevin Nolting

Editor | Inside Out

Kevin Nolting is known for his work on Inside Out (2015), Up (2009) and Shanghai Noon (2000).

63. Margaret Sixel

Editorial_department | Mad Max: Fury Road

Margaret Sixel is known for her work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Happy Feet (2006) and Babe: Pig in the City (1998). She has been married to George Miller since 1995. They have two children.

64. Bernat Vilaplana

Editor | Lo imposible

Bernat Vilaplana is known for his work on The Impossible (2012), Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and A Monster Calls (2016).

65. Julie Dartnell

Make_up_department | Les Misérables

Julie Dartnell is known for her work on Les Misérables (2012), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) and Robin Hood (2018).

66. Camille Friend

Make_up_department | Black Panther

In our current culture of celebrity hair stylists and makeup artists, Los Angeles based Camille Friend is one to watch in the years ahead. As a young child Camille had her heart set on a career in the beauty business. Coming from a family of hairstylists, Camille spent her childhood in salons ...

67. Sian Grigg

Make_up_department | The Revenant

Sian Grigg is known for her work on The Revenant (2015), Ex Machina (2014) and The Aviator (2004).

68. Heba Thorisdottir

Make_up_department | Ant-Man

Heba Thorisdottir, the Iceland-born, Los Angeles-based makeup artist has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood over the course of her 20 year career. From the red carpet, to the big screen, to high-fashion editorials, to commercial advertising, Heba's approach is visionary and ...

69. Lesley Vanderwalt

Make_up_department | Mad Max: Fury Road

Lesley Vanderwalt is known for her work on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015), Moulin Rouge! (2001) and Dark City (1998).

70. Alê Abreu

Director | O Menino e o Mundo

Alê Abreu is a director and writer, known for Boy and the World (2013), The Scarecrow (1998) and Birth (2007).

72. Pato Escala Pierart

Producer | Historia de un oso

Pato Escala Pierart is a producer and editor, known for Historia de un oso (2014), Duerme Tranquila (2016) and Flipos (2010).

73. Michael Fong

Visual_effects | Ratatouille

74. Jorge R. Gutiérrez

Animation_department | The Book of Life

Jorge R. Gutiérrez is known for his work on The Book of Life (2014), El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera (2007) and Kung Fu Space Punch. He has been married to Sandra Equihua since November 2, 2001.

75. Scott Kersavage

Visual_effects | Zootopia

Scott Kersavage is known for his work on Zootopia (2016), Wreck-It Ralph (2012) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018).

76. Kiel Murray

Writer | Green Thumb

Kiel Murray is known for his work on Green Thumb (2014), Kilo (2010) and Cars (2006).

77. Yoshiaki Nishimura

Producer | Kaguyahime no monogatari

Yoshiaki Nishimura is known for his work on The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013), When Marnie Was There (2014) and Howl's Moving Castle (2004).

78. Nora Twomey

Director | The Secret of Kells

Nora Twomey was born on October 31, 1971 in Cork City, Ireland. She is a producer and director, known for The Secret of Kells (2009), The Breadwinner (2017) and From Darkness (2002).

79. Richard Starzak

Writer | Shaun the Sheep Movie

Richard Starzak was born in 1959 in Suffolk, England. He is a writer and director, known for Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015), Shaun the Sheep (2007) and Creature Comforts (2003).

80. Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Director | Kari-gurashi no Arietti

Hiromasa Yonebayashi is known for his work on Arrietty (2010), When Marnie Was There (2014) and Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017).

81. Emma Donoghue

Writer | Room

Emma Donoghue is a writer and producer, known for Room (2015), Immaculate Conceptions: Inside a Lesbian Baby Boom (2007) and The Wonder.

82. Tina Fey

Writer | 30 Rock

Elizabeth Stamatina Fey was born in 1970 in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia, to Xenobia "Jeanne" (Xenakes), a brokerage employee, and Donald Henry Fey, who wrote grant proposals for universities. Her mother is Greek, born in Piraeus, while her father had German, Northern Irish,...

83. Efthymis Filippou

Writer | The Lobster

Efthymis Filippou was born January 18, 1977 in Acharnes, Athens, Greece. He is a writer, screenwriter and playwright. He has also been active as a journalist and copywriter. In 2007 Efthymis Filippou published the novel "Someone talking to himself while holding a glass of milk" on MNP ...

84. Zhangke Jia

Director | Tian zhu ding

Zhangke Jia was born on May 24, 1970 in Fenyang, Shanxi, China. He is a director and producer, known for A Touch of Sin (2013), Mountains May Depart (2015) and Still Life (2006). He has been married to Tao Zhao since January 7, 2012.

85. Miranda July

Writer | Me and You and Everyone We Know

Filmmaker Magazine rated her #1 in their "25 New Faces of Indie Film" in 2004!

She is a performance artist and published short story writer. Since becoming a filmmaker, her debut feature, Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) has won several film awards.

Daughter of Lindy Hough and Richard ...

86. Hirokazu Koreeda

Director | Manbiki kazoku

Born in Tokyo in 1962. Originally intended to be a novelist, but after graduating from Waseda University in 1987 went on to become an assistant director at T.V. Man Union. Snuck off set to film Lessons from a Calf (1991). His first feature, Maborosi (1995), based on a Teru Miyamoto novel and drawn ...

87. Yorgos Lanthimos

Director | The Lobster

Yorgos Lanthimos was born in Athens, Greece. He studied directing for Film and Television at the Stavrakos Film School in Athens. He has directed a number of dance videos in collaboration with Greek choreographers, in addition to TV commercials, music videos, short films and theater plays. Kinetta,...

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88. Chang-dong Lee

Writer | Beoning

Lee Chang-Dong was born in 1954 in Daegu, which some consider the most right-wing city in South Korea. Lee is a former high-school teacher and an acclaimed novelist. He turned to cinema when he was over 40 years old. His debut film "Green Fish" (1997) brought immediate success and critical acclaim....

89. Phyllis Nagy

Writer | Carol

Phyllis Nagy is a writer and director, known for Carol (2015), Mrs. Harris (2005) and So Much Love.



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