Oscars Academy Awards Winners: Young female actors like Awkwafina, Zendaya and many others are among the artists invited to become members of The Academy.
Oscars Academy Awards Winners
- The club invited 819 members Young female actors like Awkwafina, Zendaya and Constance Wu are amongst the actors who were invited to join The Academy on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
- The Oscars awarding club has over 9,000 members and has accelerating for diversity and more extensive representation over the past few years.
- Recently, they opened their prestigious doors to a diverse gathering of new members.
Awkwafina – The Comedian And Rapper
- Oscars Academy Awards Winners Awkwafina, the comedian and rapper, has become one of Hollywood’s most desired actors.
- She also won a Golden Globe for Chinese-American family drama The Farewell, but she was ignored at the Oscars.
- However now, Awkwafina is invited to join The Academy on Tuesday.
- Former Disney child actor Zendaya and Constance Wu are also invited.
- While Zendaya is known for Spider-Man: Far from Home, Constance Wu earned praises for her performances in Hustlers and Crazy Rich Asians.
Oscars Academy Awards
- Oscars Academy Awards Winners Cynthia Erivo was the sole non-white acting nominee at February’s Oscars, for Harriet.
- She is one of the invitees on Tuesday’s list.
- Along with her Eva Longoria, Zazie Beetz from Joker and upcoming Bond girl Ana de Armas are some names on the list.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has boosted its efforts to increase female and ethnic minority membership.
- This year, the majority of actors invited to join the event were women. Moreover, half of the invitees were from “underrepresented ethnic/racial communities,” said an Academy statement.
- Oscars Academy Awards Winners: David Rubin, the Academy President also added that the Oscars-awarding club has always embraced extraordinary talent that reflects the rich variety of the global film community.
Oscar Academy Members From India
- Oscar Academy Members From India: The organisers of the Oscars club have also offered membership to Bollywood.
- Celebrities like Hrithik Roshan and Alia Bhatt and documentary filmmakers Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya and others are some of the names.
- The invitees for the year 2020 include documentary director Nishtha Jain (Gulabi Gang, Lakshmi and Me), costume designer Neeta Lulla (Jodhaa Akbar, Devdas), writer Sabrina Dhawan (Kaminey, Monsoon Wedding).
- Casting directors Nandini Shrikent (Gully Boy, Life of Pi) and Tess Joseph (Lion, The Namesake), visual effects artists Vishal Anand (War, Bharat).
- Sandeep Kamal (Panipat, Jal), and V Senthil Kumar, the co-founder of the digital streaming company Qube Cinema Technologies.
- If the artists accept the invitation, they will hold the right to vote at the 93rd Academy Awards aka Oscars, scheduled to be held on April 25, 2021.