Russian cinematographers were asked to join the Academy of Motion Picture
On July 1 it got about that 842 cinematographers from 59 countries were asked to join the Academy of Motion Picture. They will determinate the Academy Award winners in 2019. Among the invited there are actors Marina De Tavira, Tom Holland, Lady Gaga, Elizabeth Moss, directors Matteo Garrone, Melanie Laurent, Christopher Miller and many others. The half of the candidates is women and 29% of them represent the coloured. It is also known that 21 from all the potential members of the Academy have already won an Oscar, 82 were nominees.
Among the candidates there are Russian cinematographers: animation directors Mikhail Aldashin (“Mountain of Gems”, “Bugs”) and Igor Kovalev (“Milk”, “Flying Nansen”), general director of the Main Road Post studio Arman Yakhin (“Santa Claus. Battle of the Magi”, “Duelist”) and the Russian-Kazakh director Sergey Dvortsevoy (“Ike”, “Tulip”).
The candidates must consider the proposal until September.