The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extended invitations to 176 new members this week. Here is the list of documentary filmmakers asked to join the organisation in 2012.
John Battsek – The Tillman Story, One Day in September.
Amy Berg – Bhutto, Deliver Us from Evil.
Simon Chinn – Project Nim, Man on Wire.
Marshall Curry – If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, Street Fight.
Johanna Demetrakas – Crazy Wisdom: The Life and Times of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Bus Riders Union
Daniel Junge – Saving Face, The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner.
Mary Lampson – Kimjongilia, Harlan County USA
Sam Pollard – Gerrymandering, 4 Little Girls.
Glenn Silber – El Salvador: Another Vietnam, The War at Home.
Lucy Walker – The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, Waste Land.
See full list of new members here, including Australian actor Simon Baker.
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