Academy Invites 27 to Join Shorts and Animation Branch

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures, including 27 asked to join the short films and features animation branch.

Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy’s membership in 2014.

The full list of invitees to the Short Films and Animation Branch are:

  • Didier Brunner – Ernest & Celestine, The Triplets of Belleville
  • Scott Clark – Monsters University, Up
  • Pierre Coffin – Despicable Me 2, Despicable Me
  • Esteban Crespo – Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me), Lala
  • Peter Del Vecho – Frozen, The Princess and the Frog
  • Kirk DeMicco – The Croods, Space Chimps
  • Doug Frankel – Brave, WALL-E
  • Mark Gill – The Voorman Problem, Full Time
  • David A. S. James – Mr. Peabody & Sherman, Megamind
  • Fabrice Joubert – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, French Roast
  • Jean-Claude Kalache – Up, Cars
  • Jason Katz – Toy Story 3, Finding Nemo
  • Jennifer Lee – Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph
  • Baldwin Li – The Voorman Problem, Full Time
  • Nathan Loofbourrow – Puss in Boots, How to Train Your Dragon
  • Lauren MacMullan – Get a Horse!, Wreck-It Ralph
  • Tom McGrath – Megamind, Madagascar
  • Dorothy McKim – Get a Horse!, Meet the Robinsons
  • Hayao Miyazaki – The Wind Rises, Spirited Away
  • Ricky Nierva – Monsters University, Up
  • Chris Renaud – Despicable Me 2, Despicable Me
  • Benjamin Renner – Ernest & Celestine, A Mouse’s Tale (La Queue de la Souris)
  • Michael Rose – Chico & Rita, The Gruffalo
  • Toshio Suzuki – The Wind Rises, Howl’s Moving Castle
  • Selma Vilhunen – Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitta? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?), The Crossroads
  • Anders Walter – Helium, 9 Meter
  • Laurent Witz – Mr. Hublot, Renart the Fox
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