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Producer Janet Yang elected Academy president of Academy Board of Governors

Los Angeles, CA–Producer Janet Yang was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors. Yang is beginning her first term as president and her second term as a Governor-at-Large, a position for which she was nominated by the sitting Academy President and elected by the Board of Governors. Gigliotti, Karaszewski, Linde, Mussenden, and Thomas were re-elected as officers. It will be the first officer stint for Dorman, Howell Taylor, and Taylor-Coleman.
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Producer Janet Yang elected president of film academy

Producer Janet Yang has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group’s board of governors announced, making her the first Asian American to lead the film academy. Yang, the 66-year-old producer of The Joy Luck Club and The People Vs Larry Flynt, becomes...
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Janet Yang Becomes First Asian Elected as Film Academy President

Click here to read the full article. Hollywood producer Janet Yang has been named the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors. Yang, who is of Chinese descent, is the first Asian person ever to hold the position and the fourth woman behind Fay Kanin (1979-1983), Cheryl Boone Isaacs (2013-2017) and Bette Davis (Davis resigned after two months in 1941). Yang is beginning her first term as president and her second term as a Governor-at-Large. The Board also voted on the officers, electing: Teri E. Dorman, Vice President (chair, Membership Committee) Donna Gigliotti,...
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Janet Yang Elected Motion Picture Academy President

Click here to read the full article. Producer Janet Yang has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors at a meeting held Tuesday. She replaces David Rubin, who has served as president for the past three years but has termed out because he has reached the end of the maximum number of years he can serve on the board without taking a hiatus, per Academy rules. Related Story A Tuesday Wish For The Film Academy: Elect A Great Communicator Related Story Watch For The Curve In This Year's Film Awards Season Related Story Peter Bart:...
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Oscars group elects Janet Yang as new president

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences elected film producer Janet Yang as its new president, the group behind the Oscars announced Tuesday. "I am thrilled that she is taking on the esteemed role of Academy President and look forward to working closely with her on our shared vision to serve our membership, celebrate the collaborative arts and sciences of motion pictures, and inspire the next generation of filmmakers," he wrote.
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Janet Yang Elected New Academy President

After a tumultuous reign under David Rubin, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has voted for a new president. The winner of that election is producer Janet Yang. The 66-year-old New York native becomes only the second person of color to hold the position at the Academy (after Cheryl Boone Isaacs) and the fourth woman (after Bette Davis, Fay Kanin, and Isaacs).
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