Eddie Redmayne, Bong Joon-ho: Academy Invites Eclectic International Talent

Eddie Redmayne The Theory of Everything Academy Actors Branch inviteeEddie Redmayne in 'The Theory of Everything: Academy Actors Branch invitee.

Academy invites 322 new members: 'More diverse and inclusive list of filmmakers and artists than ever before'

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has offered membership to 322 individuals “who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.” According to the Academy's press release, “those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2015.”

In case all 322 potential new members say an enthusiastic Yes, that means an injection of new blood representing about 5 percent of the Academy's current membership.

In the words of Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs (as quoted in the press release), in 2015 “our branches have recognized a more diverse and inclusive list of filmmakers and artists than ever before, and we look forward to adding their creativity, ideas and experience to our organization.”

In recent years, the Academy membership has been criticized of being too white, too male, and too old (and, in some quarters, too heterosexual) – but curiously, albeit unsurprisingly, not of being both too wealthy and based too much on Los Angeles' Westside (Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood, Malibu, etc.).

International talent

Now, say what you will about the Academy and their Oscar picks, this year's list of potential new members is not only remarkably eclectic but also remarkably international.

Invited talent include South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, French filmmaker François Ozon, Mauritania-born filmmaker Abderrahmane Sissako, Spanish filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia, Brazilian composer Sérgio Mendes, Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, and Finnish filmmaker Pirjo Honkasalo.

Plus Polish cinematographers Ryszard Lenczewski and Lukasz Zal; British actors Daniel Radcliffe, Dev Patel, Felicity Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, and Rosamund Pike; and British filmmakers Joe Wright and Edgar Wright. And many, many more, seemingly from all nooks and crannies of the planet.

The Academy's double invitees

In past years, every once in a (usually long) while a performer would be a double Academy Award nominee in the acting categories. Examples go all the way back to Fay Bainter (1938), Teresa Wright (1942), and Barry Fitzgerald (1944) – in addition to the likes of Jamie Foxx (2004) and Cate Blanchett (2007) earlier this century.

This year there are seven “double invitees” (noted below by an asterisk), among them filmmakers Damien Chazelle and Abderrahmane Sissako. In case they decide to join the Academy, these individuals will have to choose the invitation from one single branch.

Academy members sponsor invitees

But how does the Academy's invitation process work?

Well, “each year, each Academy member may sponsor one candidate for membership within their branch. New member application reviews take place in the spring.”

The new members “will be welcomed into the Academy at an invitation-only reception in September.”

Next year's applications must be received by March 24, '16.

The 2015 Academy invitees are listed below.

Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game Academy inviteeBenedict Cumberbatch: Academy invitee in 'The Imitation Game.'

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 2015 new member invitations

Actors

  • Elizabeth BanksLove & Mercy. The Hunger Games.
  • Choi Min-sik – Lucy. Oldboy.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game. Star Trek: Into Darkness.
  • Martin FreemanThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Hot Fuzz.
  • Heather GrahamThe Hangover. Boogie Nights.
  • Tom Hardy – Mad Max: Fury Road. The Dark Knight Rises.
  • Kevin Hart – The Wedding Ringer. Ride Along.
  • Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything. Like Crazy.
  • Stephen LangAvatar. The Men Who Stare at Goats.
  • Jodi Long – A Picture of You. Beginners.
  • John Carroll Lynch – Shutter Island. Zodiac.
  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw – Beyond the Lights. Belle.
  • Denis O'Hare – Milk. Michael Clayton.
  • Michael O'Neill – Dallas Buyers Club. Transformers.
  • David Oyelowo – Selma. A Most Violent Year.
  • Dev Patel – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Slumdog Millionaire.
  • Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl. Pride & Prejudice.
  • Chris PineInto the Woods. Star Trek.
  • Daniel Radcliffe – Kill Your Darlings. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
  • Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything. Les Misérables.
  • Jason Segel – The Five-Year Engagement. The Muppets.
  • J.K. Simmons – Whiplash. Juno.
  • Sonny Skyhawk – Geronimo: An American Legend. Young Guns II.
  • Song Kang-ho – Snowpiercer. The Host.
  • Emma Stone – The Help. Easy A.

Casting Directors

  • Lucy Bevan – Cinderella. The Hundred-Foot Journey.
  • Victoria Burrows – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. King Kong.
  • Aisha Coley – Selma. Beyond the Lights.
  • Patricia DiCerto – Blue Jasmine. Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
  • Mary Hidalgo – The Lego Movie. The Incredibles.
  • Roger Mussenden – X-Men: Days of Future Past. Get Smart.
  • Lucie Robitaille – Incendies. The Barbarian Invasions.
  • Luis San Narciso – The Skin I Live In. The Sea Inside.
  • April Webster – Tomorrowland. Star Trek.
  • Tricia Wood – Woman in Gold. The Lincoln Lawyer.
Ida Movie Cinematography Ryszard Lenczewski Lukasz Zal'Ida' movie: Cinematography by Academy invitees Ryszard Lenczewski and Lukasz Zal.

Cinematographers

  • Christopher Blauvelt – The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. The Bling Ring.
  • Adriano Goldman – August: Osage County. Jane Eyre.
  • Ben Kasulke – Laggies. Safety Not Guaranteed.
  • Ryszard Lenczewski – Ida. Margaret.
  • Jody Lee Lipes – Ballet 422. Martha Marcy May Marlene.
  • Sharone Meir – Whiplash. Mean Creek.
  • Rachel Morrison – Cake. Fruitvale Station.
  • Tristan Oliver – ParaNorman. Fantastic Mr. Fox.
  • Hoyte Van Hoytema – Interstellar. Her.
  • Roman Vasyanov – Fury. End of Watch.
  • Lukasz Zal – Ida. Joanna.

Costume Designers

  • Kasia Walicka Maimone – Foxcatcher. Moonrise Kingdom.
  • Francesca Livia Sartori – Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy. When the Night.
  • Jany Temime – Gravity. Skyfall.

Designers

  • Ramsey Avery – Tomorrowland. Star Trek: Into Darkness.
  • Gae Buckley – The Book of Eli. He's Just Not That into You.
  • Keith Brian Burns – The Best Man Holiday. 2 Fast 2 Furious.
  • Lester W. Cohen – Fading Gigolo. Cop Land.
  • Suzie Davies – Mr. Turner. The Children.
  • John F. Fenner – The Phantom of the Opera. The Talented Mr. Ripley.
  • Darren Gilford – Oblivion. Tron: Legacy.
  • Derek R. Hill – Southpaw. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
  • Bryn Imagire – Cars 2. Up.
  • Dina Lipton – Baggage Claim. Love Hurts.
  • Tatiana Macdonald – The Imitation Game. The Invisible Woman.
  • Dominic Masters – Woman in Gold. Casino Royale.
  • Doug Meerdink – Jurassic World. Ocean's Thirteen.
  • Chris Spellman – Paper Towns. This Is the End.
  • Patrick Tatopoulos – 300: Rise of an Empire. Total Recall.
  • Charlotte Watts – Mr. Holmes. Mr. Turner.
Abderrahmane Sissako DirectorAbderrahmane Sissako: Academy invitee.

Directors

  • Michael Binder – Black or White. Reign over Me.
  • Bong Joon-ho – The Host. Mother.
  • Niki Caro – North Country. Whale Rider.
  • Damien Chazelle* – Whiplash. Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench.
  • Simon Curtis – Woman in Gold. My Week with Marilyn.
  • François Girard – Silk. The Red Violin.
  • F. Gary Gray – The Italian Job. Friday.
  • James GunnGuardians of the Galaxy. Super.
  • Im Kwon-taek – Chi-Hwa-Seon (Painted Fire). Chunhyang.
  • Stan Lathan – Beat Street. Amazing Grace.
  • Malcolm D. Lee* – The Best Man Holiday. The Best Man.
  • Justin LinFast & Furious 6. Better Luck Tomorrow.
  • François Ozon – 8 Women. Swimming Pool.
  • Pawel Pawlikowski* – Ida. My Summer of Love.
  • Kelly ReichardtOld Joy. Wendy and Lucy.
  • Ira Sachs – Love Is Strange. Keep the Lights On.
  • Lynn Shelton – Laggies. Your Sister's Sister.
  • Abderrahmane Sissako* – Timbuktu. Bamako.
  • Damián Szifron* – Wild Tales. On Probation.
  • Fernando Trueba – Chico & Rita. Belle Epoque.
  • Morten TyldumThe Imitation Game. Headhunters.
  • Zaza Urushadze – Tangerines. The Guardian.
  • Wayne Wang – Anywhere but Here. The Joy Luck Club.
  • Edgar Wright – The World's End. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
  • Joe Wright – Anna Karenina. Atonement.
  • Andrey Zvyagintsev* – Leviathan. Elena.

Documentary

  • Richard Berge – The Island President. The Rape of Europa.
  • Mathilde Bonnefoy* – CitizenFour. The Invisibles.
  • Emad Burnat – 5 Broken Cameras.
  • Guy Davidi – 5 Broken Cameras. Interrupted Streams.
  • Geralyn Dreyfous – The Square. The Invisible War.
  • Lewis Erskine – Free Angela: And All Political Prisoners. Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple.
  • Shana Hagan – Misconception. This Film Is Not Yet Rated.
  • Tony Hardmon – Detropia. Semper Fi: Always Faithful.
  • Leonard Retel Helmrich – Position among the Stars. Shape of the Moon.
  • Pirjo Honkasalo – The 3 Rooms of Melancholia. Atman.
  • Judy Irving – Pelican Dreams. The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill.
  • Robert Kenner – Merchants of Doubt. Food, Inc..
  • Marc Levin – Mr. Untouchable. The Last Party.
  • Jesse Moss – The Overnighters. Full Battle Rattle.
  • Pratibha Parmar – Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth. A Place of Rage.
  • Paula DuPre' Pesmen – Keep On Keepin' On. The Cove.
  • Gordon Quinn – Life Itself. Hoop Dreams.
  • Kim Roberts – Waiting for 'Superman'. Lost Boys of Sudan.
  • Richard Rowley – Dirty Wars. The Fourth World War.
  • João Moreira Salles – Santiago. Entreatos (Intermissions).
  • Ondi Timoner – We Live in Public. Dig!.
Timbuktu film'Timbuktu' film: Edited by Academy invitee Nadia Ben Rachid.

Film Editors

  • Craig Alpert – Pitch Perfect 2. Pineapple Express.
  • Mick Audsley – The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. Dirty Pretty Things.
  • Pablo Barbieri – Wild Tales. La Antena (The Aerial).
  • Nadia Ben Rachid – Timbuktu. Bamako.
  • Kristina Boden – The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. Cake.
  • Mathilde Bonnefoy* – CitizenFour. Run Lola Run.
  • Julian Clarke – Chappie. District 9.
  • Douglas Crise – Birdman. Babel.
  • Tom Cross – Whiplash. Any Day Now.
  • Jinx Godfrey – The Theory of Everything. Man on Wire.
  • Robert Grahamjones – Brave. Ratatouille.
  • Masahiro Hirakubo – Virunga. The Duchess.
  • Jaroslaw Kaminski – Ida. Aftermath (Poklosie).
  • William Kerr – Bridesmaids. I Love You Man.
  • Nico Leunen – Lost River. The Broken Circle Breakdown.
  • Mike McCusker – Get On Up. 3:10 to Yuma.
  • Tim Mertens – Big Hero 6. Wreck-It Ralph.
  • Barney Pilling – The Grand Budapest Hotel. An Education.
  • David Rennie – 22 Jump Street. Office Space.
  • Gary D. Roach – American Sniper. Prisoners.
  • Michael L. Sale – We're the Millers. Bridesmaids.
  • Stephen Schaffer – Cars 2. WALL-E.
  • Job ter Burg – Borgman. Winter in Wartime.
  • Peter Teschner – St. Vincent. Horrible Bosses.
  • Tara Timpone – Friends with Kids. Bad Teacher.

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists

  • Frida S. Aradottir – August: Osage County. A Serious Man.
  • Victoria Down – Big Eyes. Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
  • Frances Hannon – The Grand Budapest Hotel. The King's Speech.
  • Todd Kleitsch – Run All Night. Black Swan.
  • Dennis Liddiard – Foxcatcher. Jobs.
  • Jerry Popolis – Birdman. Noah.
  • Janine Rath-Thompson – Star Trek: Into Darkness. Bridesmaids.
  • Johnny Villanueva – The Gambler. The Fighter.
  • David White – Guardians of the Galaxy. La Vie en Rose.
  • Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou – Guardians of the Galaxy. An Education.

Music

  • Tyler Bates – John Wick. Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Alex Gibson – Interstellar. The Dark Knight.
  • Jonny Greenwood – Inherent Vice. The Master.
  • Dave Grusin – Skating to New York. The Firm.
  • Alex Heffes – Love and Honor. Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
  • Lisa Jaime – Annie. Rock of Ages.
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson – The Theory of Everything. Prisoners.
  • Laura Karpman – States of Grace. Black Nativity.
  • Christopher Lennertz – The Wedding Ringer. Horrible Bosses.
  • Lonnie Lynn – Selma. Freedom Writers.
  • Chris McGeary – Jersey Boys. RoboCop.
  • Sérgio Mendes – Never Say Never Again. Rio.
  • Daniel Pinder – Big Hero 6. Captain Phillips.
  • Trent ReznorThe Social Network. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
  • Atticus RossLove & Mercy. The Social Network.
  • John Stephens – Selma. Django Unchained.
  • Marc Streitenfeld – Poltergeist. Prometheus.
  • Erica Weis – Spy. The Heat.
  • Gary Yershon – Mr. Turner. Another Year.

Producers

  • Caroline Baron – Capote. Monsoon Wedding.
  • Effie T. Brown – Dear White People. Real Women Have Curves.
  • Terence ChangWarriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale. Face/Off.
  • Wyck Godfrey – The Fault in Our Stars. Twilight.
  • Jeremy Kleiner – Selma. 12 Years a Slave.
  • Pamela Koffler – Still Alice. Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
  • Gina Kwon – Camp X-Ray. Me and You and Everyone We Know.
  • Dan Lin – The Lego Movie. Sherlock Holmes.
  • Eric Newman – RoboCop. Children of Men.
  • Bruna Papandrea – Wild. All Good Things.
  • Lydia Dean Pilcher – Cutie and the Boxer. The Darjeeling Limited.
  • Rebecca Yeldham – On the Road. The Kite Runner.
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Isao Takahata animated film'The Tale of the Princess Kaguya': Animated film directed by Academy invitee Isao Takahata.

Short Films and Feature Animation

  • Alan Barillaro – Brave. WALL-E.
  • Kristine Belson – The Croods. How to Train Your Dragon.
  • Darlie Brewster – Curious George. The Prince of Egypt.
  • Roy Conli – Big Hero 6. Tangled.
  • Ronnie Del Carmen – Up. Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.
  • Paul A. Felix – Big Hero 6. Lilo & Stitch.
  • Michael Fukushima – Me and My Moulton. Dimanche/Sunday.
  • Don Hall – Big Hero 6. Winnie the Pooh.
  • Talkhon Hamzavi – Parvaneh. Taub.
  • Hu Wei – Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak). Le Propriétaire.
  • Jin Kim – Big Hero 6. Bolt.
  • Mat Kirkby – The Phone Call. Hard to Swallow.
  • David Kneupper – Alex and Sylvia. The Civil War in 4 Minutes.
  • Michael Lennox – Boogaloo and Graham. The Back of Beyond.
  • Fabio Lignini – How to Train Your Dragon 2. Puss in Boots.
  • James Lucas – The Phone Call.
  • Patrick Osborne – Feast. Paperman.
  • Jerome Ranft – Toy Story 3. Ratatouille.
  • Jim Reardon – Wreck-It Ralph. WALL-E.
  • Kristina Reed – Feast. Paperman.
  • Jason Reisig – Home. Shrek Forever After.
  • Nicolas SchmerkinHabana. Logorama.
  • Anthony Stacchi – The Boxtrolls. Open Season.
  • Isao Takahata – The Tale of the Princess Kaguya. Grave of the Fireflies.
  • Michael Thurmeier – Ice Age: Continental Drift. No Time for Nuts.
  • Marlon West – Frozen. The Princess and the Frog.

Sound

  • Ray Beckett – Zero Dark Thirty. The Hurt Locker.
  • Odin Benitez – Frozen. Silver Linings Playbook.
  • Ron Bochar – Mortdecai. Moneyball.
  • Jason Canovas – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. World War Z.
  • Thomas Curley – Whiplash. The Spectacular Now.
  • Michael Dressel – American Sniper. Interstellar.
  • Mary H. Ellis – Vacation. Prisoners.
  • Stephanie Flack – Jupiter Ascending. Ender's Game.
  • Martín Hernández – Birdman. Biutiful.
  • Dean Humphreys – Taken 3. The Pianist.
  • William Johnston – Vice President of Engineering, Formosa Group.
  • Shawn Jones – Iron Man 3. Drive.
  • Daniel Laurie – Inside Out. Big Hero 6.
  • David Lee – Unbroken. The Matrix.
  • Craig Mann – Dope. Whiplash.
  • Kyrsten Mate – Tomorrowland. Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Shannon J. Mills – Inside Out. Big Hero 6.
  • Bryan K. Pennington – Transformers: Age of Extinction. Promised Land.
  • Juan P. Peralta – Tomorrowland. Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
  • John Ross – Danny Collins. American Hustle.
  • Peter Staubli – San Andreas. Skyfall.
  • Mark Taylor – Edge of Tomorrow. Captain Phillips.
  • Addison Teague – Big Hero 6. The Amazing Spider-Man.
  • Jon Title – San Andreas. The Divergent Series: Insurgent.
  • Thomas Varga – Birdman. The Immigrant.
  • Ben Wilkins – Whiplash. Star Trek.

Visual Effects

  • Nicolas Aithadi – Guardians of the Galaxy. X-Men: First Class.
  • Daniel Barrett – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
  • Stephane Ceretti – Guardians of the Galaxy. Cloud Atlas.
  • Paul Corbould – Avengers: Age of Ultron. Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • Tim Crosbie – X-Men: Days of Future Past. The Wolverine.
  • Dan DeLeeuw – Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Iron Man 3.
  • Sean Faden – Fast & Furious 6. Let Me In.
  • Joe Farrell – The Wolf of Wall Street. Hereafter.
  • Scott R. Fisher – Interstellar. The Dark Knight Rises.
  • Chris Harvey – Chappie. Fast & Furious 6.
  • Alex Jaeger – Tomorrowland. Marvel's The Avengers.
  • Matt Kutcher – Focus. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
  • Andrew Lockley – Interstellar. Inception.
  • Gray Marshall – Avengers: Age of Ultron. Captain America: The First Avenger.
  • Carl Miller – Jurassic World. Elysium.
  • David Nakabayashi – Tomorrowland. Avatar.
  • Rocco Passionino – Avengers: Age of Ultron. Spider-Man 2.
  • Lou Pecora – X-Men: Days of Future Past. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
  • Cary Phillips – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
  • Ellen Poon – Frozen. Inception.
  • Edwin Rivera – 22 Jump Street. Moneyball.
  • Cameron Waldbauer – X-Men: Days of Future Past. Elysium.
  • Erik Winquist – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Avatar.
Cell 211 Luis Tosar Alberto Ammann'Cell 211' with Luis Tosar and Alberto Ammann. Screenplay co-written by Academy invitee Jorge Guerricaechevarría.

Writers

  • Armando Bo – Birdman. Biutiful.
  • Damien Chazelle* – Whiplash. Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench.
  • Álex de la Iglesia – Perfect Crime. The Day of the Beast.
  • Rick Famuyiwa – Dope. The Wood.
  • Maya Forbes – Infinitely Polar Bear. Monsters vs Aliens.
  • E. Max Frye – Foxcatcher. Something Wild.
  • Nicolás Giacobone – Birdman. Biutiful.
  • Dan Gilroy – Nightcrawler. The Bourne Legacy.
  • Jorge Guerricaechevarría – Cell 211. The Day of the Beast.
  • Rita Hsiao – Toy Story 2. Mulan.
  • Simon Kinberg – X-Men: Days of Future Past. Sherlock Holmes.
  • Malcolm D. Lee* – The Best Man Holiday. The Best Man.
  • Christopher Markus – Thor: The Dark World. Captain America: The First Avenger.
  • Stephen McFeely – Thor: The Dark World. Captain America: The First Avenger.
  • Graham Moore – The Imitation Game.
  • Pawel Pawlikowski* – Ida. My Summer of Love.
  • Abderrahmane Sissako* – Timbuktu. Bamako.
  • Damián Szifron* – Wild Tales. On Probation.
  • Kessen Tall – Timbuktu.
  • Tyger Williams – The Perfect Guy. Menace II Society.
  • Andrey Zvyagintsev* – Leviathan. Elena.

Executives

  • Carolyn Blackwood.
  • Robbie Brenner.
  • Lia Buman.
  • Steve Burke.
  • David Fenkel.
  • Mellody Hobson.
  • Brian Keane.
  • Steven Paul O'Dell.
  • Jim Orr.
  • Mark Rachesky.
  • Ted Sarandos.
  • Jeff Shell.

Public Relations

  • Jennifer Allen.
  • Asad Ayaz.
  • Dawn Baillie.
  • Andrew Bernstein.
  • Liz Biber.
  • Mara Buxbaum.
  • Lee Ginsberg.
  • R. Jeff Hill.
  • Michelle Hooper.
  • Chris Libby.
  • Susan Norget.
  • Lewis Oberlander.
  • Gordon Paddison.
  • Elias Plishner.
  • David Pollick.
  • Weiman Seid.
  • LeeAnne Stables.
  • Ryan Stankevich.
  • Bonnie Voland.

Members-at-Large

  • Andy Armstrong.
  • Wayne Billheimer.
  • Kevin Brownlow.
  • Simon Crane.
  • Debbie Denise.
  • Jeff Habberstad.
  • Andy Hendrickson.
  • Elissa M. Rashkin Loparco.
  • Guido Quaroni.
  • Nicole Scalise.
  • Steven J. Scott.
  • Leon D. Silverman.
  • Gregg Smrz.
  • Lynda Ellenshaw Thompson.
  • Steve Venezia.

Associates

  • Victoria Belfrage.
  • Josh Braun.
  • Wayne Fitterman.
  • Sharon Jackson.
  • Patricia Keighley.
  • Cliff Roberts.
  • Elyse Scherz.
  • James Toth.
  • Bart Walker.

 

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) website.

Image of Academy invitee Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything: Focus Features.

Image of Academy invitee Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game: The Weinstein Company.

Ida movie image (cinematography by Academy invitees Ryszard Lenczewski and Lukasz Zal): Canal+ Polska.

Image from Academy invitee Abderrahmane Sissako's Timbuktu: Cohen Media Group.

Image from Academy invitee Isao Takahata's The Tale of the Princess Kaguya: Studio Ghibli.

Image of Luis Tosar and Alberto Ammann in Cell 211, co-written by Academy invitee Jorge Guerricaechevarría: Telecinco Cinema.

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