Friday, May 4, 2012

The Academy Members Project I

Pictured: Bob Iger is the Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company. As if being Mickey Mouse’s boss wasn’t a big enough responsibility, Iger has overseen Disney’s acquisition of Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Entertainment and LucasFilm, which means that he’s also the boss of Buzz Lightyear, Captain America and Luke Skywalker! Additionally, Iger serves as the Chair of the Capital Campaign for the much awaited Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is scheduled to open in early 2017.

Academy Members I
Updated 5/12/2016

  1. Matthew Iadarola - (Sound Branch) Being John Malkovich, Mission Impossible 2, (500) Days Of Summer, Drugstore Cowboy, The Men Who Stare At Goats (LinkedIn) (YouTube 9/18/2011) (WBSound)
  2. Armando Iannucci - (Writers Branch or Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) In The Loop
  3. Mildred Iatrou - (Sound Branch) The Green Hornet, The Tree of Life, Walk The Line, Catch Me If You Can, L.A. Confidential, Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes, The Terminal, Antwone Fisher, The Fast And The Furious, X-Men The Last Stand (June 29, 2012 Academy Invitation List)
  4. Rustam Ibragimbekov - (
  5. Eric Idle - (Writers Branch) Monty Python And The Holy Grail, Life Of Brian, The Meaning Of Life (MovieCityNews 2/1/2016) (Learn more here)
  6. Slawomir Idziak - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Black Hawk Down, Three Colors: Blue, Gattaca, Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix, King Arthur, Proof Of Life, A Short Film About Killing, A Year Of The Quiet Sun (Learn more here and here)
  7. Robert A. “Bob” Iger - (Executives Branch) Chairman, CEO and Former President Of The Walt Disney Co. ( 6/22/10) (ABCLocal 2/28/2014) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (HollywoodReporter 1/23/2016) (HollywoodReporter 1/27/2016)
    1. Note that Alberto Iglesias may be turning down his invitations to join.
    2. Steve Ihnat - (Actors Branch) (Freeport Journal-Standard 5/28/1969 p. 21)
    3. Wiard B. Ihnen - (Designers Branch - Art Director) (Originally Sciences Branch) (Oscar Winner, Academy Governor) (Academy For Your Information Bulletin Vol 1 No 4 Sept 1945 p. 1 & 4) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 4 April 1947 p. 3) (1948 Membership List)
    4. Edward Leonard Ilou - (Designers Branch - Art Director) (1948 Membership List)
  8. John Iltis - (Public Relations Branch) (
  9. Im Kwon-taek - (Directors Branch) Chi-Hwa-Seon (Painted Fire), Chunhyang (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here and here)
  10. Bryn Imagire - (Designers Branch) Cars 2, Up (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Learn more here)
    1. Eddie Imazu - (Designers Branch - Art Director) (Oscar Nominee) (For Your Information Vol 3 No 6-7 June/July 1947 p. 2) (1948 Membership List)
  11. Markus Imhoof - (Directors Branch Or Writers Branch) (Director of an Oscar Nominated Foreign Film) The Boat Is Full (Academy Press Releases 1991 p. 164) (
  12. William J. Immerman - (Executives Branch or Producers Branch?) Ray (Yari Film Group)
  13. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Birdman, Babel, Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Biutiful, The Revenant (TheWrap 1/23/2016) (Deadline 1/23/2016) (Learn more here)
    1. Marty Ingels - (Actors Branch) (Academy Memorial Page Archived 1/6/2016) (Learn more here and here)
    2. Rick Ingersoll - (Public Relations Branch) (48th Academy Award Program p. 16)
  14. David Inglish - (Visual Effects Branch) Technical Facilities and Hardware Manager at Walt Disney Feature Animation (Scientific & Technical Committee) (Science & Technology Council) (Academy Press Releases 1993 p. 189) ( 5/18/12) ( 5/18/12) (CreativePlanetNetwork)
    1. Thomas M. Ingman - (Cinematographers Branch) (1948 Membership List)
  15. Charles Martin Inouye - (Music Branch) Coach Carter, About A Boy, American Pie, X-Men The Last Stand, The Twilight Saga New Moon, A Better Life, Rush Hour 2, 27 Dresses, Along Came Polly, Little Fockers, Tower Heist, Dream House (June 2004 Academy Invitation List) (
  16. Steve Inwood - (Actors Branch) Fame, Prince Of The City, Staying Alive, The Human Shield, Cruising (Facebook) (NotVeryFamous Blog Comment 1/15/2014) (
    1. Joseph A. Ippolito - (Sound Branch) (Variety 4/17/1995)
    2. Irene (born Irene Lentz) - (Designers Branch - Costume Designer) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List)
  17. Jeremy Irons - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Winner) Reversal Of Fortune, The Lion King, Dead Ringers, The French Lieutenant’s Wife, Margin Call, The Mission, Lolita, The Man In The Iron Mask, Kafka, M. Butterfly, The House Of The Spirits, Being Julia, Die Hard With A Vengeance ( 2/22/2016) (Twitter 1/22/2016)
    1. Richard F. Irvine - (Designers Branch - Art Director) (Oscar Nominee) (1948 Membership List)
  18. Amy Irving - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) Yentl, Carrie, Crossing Delancey, Traffic, HIde And Seek, Deconstructing Harry, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Academy Press Releases 1989 p. 36)
    1. George Irving - (Actors Branch) (1930 Academy Publication p. 11)
  19. John Irving - (Writers Branch) (Oscar Winner) The Cider House Rules
  20. Judy Irving - (Documentary Branch) Pelican Dreams, The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill (June 26, 2015 Academy Invitation List) (Facebook Response to Invite 6/27/2015) (Learn more here, here and here)
  21. Daniel S. Irwin - (Sound Branch) Prometheus, Little Children, Warrior, Star Trek, Election, The Chronicles Of Riddick, Iron Man 3 (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List)
    1. Phil Isaacs - (Executives Branch) (Academy Memorial Page 4/14/2012) (Learn more here)
  22. Mark Isham - (Music Branch) (Oscar Nominee) A River Runs Through It, Nell, Blade, Dolphin Tale, Beyond The Lights, 42, Men Of Honor, The Lucky One, The Black Dahlia, Lions For Lambs, Crash, Warrior, Point Break, The Longest Ride, The Mechanic, The Secret Life Of Bees, Reservation Road, In The Valley Of Elah, October Sky, Varsity Blues, Kiss The Girls, Losing Isaiah, Quiz Show, Cool World (Learn more here)
    1. Eiko Ishioka - (Designers Branch - Costume Design) (Oscar Winner) (Academy Report Vol. 25, Summer 2012 p. 47) (Academy Memorial Page 4/14/2012)
    2. Rudolf Carl  “Rudy” Ising - (Short Films And Feature Animation Branch) (Oscar Winner) (1948 Membership List) (Winter 1976 Academy Bulletin p. 4)
  23. Robert “Bob” Israel - (Public Relations Branch) Former CEO of Aspect Ratio, Ace Ventura Pet Detective & When Nature Calls, Bachelor Party (Angel Vision Investors) (Bio)
    1. Jose Iturbi - (Music Branch) (1948 Membership List)
    2. Irving N. Ivers - (Public Relations Branch) (Winter 1975 Academy Bulletin p. 4)
  24. Jeffrey D. Ivers - (Executives Branch) Chief Operating Officer at Participant Media, Formerly with the Motion Picture Corporation of America, Triton Pictures and MGM, An Inconvenient Truth, Dumb & Dumber, Beverly Hills Ninja, Retroactive, If Lucy Fell (June 28, 2013 Academy Invitation List)
  25. Dana Ivey - (Actors Branch) The Color Purple (TheHollywoodReporter 1/6/2014) (Academy Museum Donor List 11/2/2014) (Learn more here and here)
  26. James Ivory - (Directors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) A Room With A View, Howard’s End, The Remains Of The Day, Maurice (NYTimes 3/23/93) (AlbanyTimesUnion 3/20/1998 p. D1) (WoodstockFilmFestival 3/2003)
    1. Mako Iwamatsu - (Actors Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Academy Memorial Page 3/8/2007)
  27. Don Iwerks - (Executives Branch?) (Gordon E. Sawyer Award Winner) Disney Executive, Co-Founder of Iwerks Entertainment (Sources: Scientific And Technical Awards Committee, per Awards Program: 69th p. 21, 68th p. 19) (Academy Press Releases 1998 p. 22-23) (Learn more here and here)
    1. Ub Iwerks - (Cinematographers Branch) (Oscar Nominee) (Possibly Transferred to Visual Effects Branch later) (August 1960 Academy Report p. 2) (Academy Report Vol 6 No 3 Sept 1961 p. 2) (Academy Report Vol 13 No 1, January 1971 p. 7)

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