Academy Reaches Gender Parity With 2019 New Members

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 842 invitations for new members. Here's some stats on the new invitees:

  • Half of the new invitees are women

  • 10 out of 17 Academy arms invited more women than men

  • 29% of new invitees are POC (and if they accept, will double POC membership in Academy in four years)

New members include Lady Gaga, Tom Holland, Gemma Chan, Sterling K. Brown, Winston Duke, Claire Foy, Archie Panjabi, and Andrea Riseborough.