Sunday, February 24, 2019

John Bailey

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019

When ASC member John Bailey was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2017, he became the first cinematographer to hold the position in nearly 60 years (the other being George Stevens, who was better known as a director). Now in his second term as Academy...

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Cicely Tyson received her first and only Oscar nomination in 1972. It was for best actress for her work in "Sounder," which she thinks of as her first major role. She wasn't called to the stage that year — Liza Minnelli was for "Cabaret" — but now 45 years later, Tyson is finally getting her...

Friday, Sep. 7, 2018

The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned in its efforts to reflect a changing industry and misunderstood by its critics.

The Academy of Motion...

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk three-hour ceremony and a much earlier air date in 2020.

John Bailey, the newly re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and film Academy CEO Dawn Hudson said in an email to...

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

John Bailey, ASC was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (8/7) by the organization’s Board of Governors.

Also elected to officer positions by the Board:

  • Lois Burwell, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee)
  • ...
Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has concluded its review of a misconduct allegation against film academy president John Bailey and determined that no further action is required.

The film academy said late Tuesday that Bailey will remain in his position, which he has held...

Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018

The president of the motion picture academy is denying he engaged in sexual misconduct.

In a memo sent to staff of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, President John Bailey said an allegation that he attempted to touch a woman inappropriately a decade ago on a movie set is...

Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017

John Bailey, ASC, was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (8/8) by the organization’s Board of Governors.

Also elected to officer positions by the Board:

  • Lois Burwell, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee)
  • ...

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