Cheryl Boone Isaacs Chosen to Head Film Academy

Ms. Isaacs, a veteran film marketer, is the first woman to hold the presidency of the motion picture academy since 1983, and the first African-American in the role in the group’s 86-year history.


In Oscar’s Home, the Ritual of Picking Its Next President Gets Under Way

Don’t call it a “campaign” for president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. But the contenders are lining up and alliances are quietly being sealed.