Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020

In an historic move, the Oscars are raising the inclusion bar for best picture nominees starting with the 96th Academy Awards in 2024. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday laid out sweeping eligibility reforms to the best picture category intended to encourage diversity and...

Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2020

Casting director David Rubin has been re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors.

Also elected to officer positions by the Board are:

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

Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

The new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been on the job for less than a day, but already has more than enough on his plate.

Casting director David Rubin has ascended to the post as the head of the organization that puts on the Oscars after a turbulent year...

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019

David Rubin was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (8/6) by the organization’s Board of Governors.

Rubin is beginning his first term as president and his seventh year as a governor representing the Casting Directors Branch. He succeeds...

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