Frances-Anne Solomon Joins The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Directors Branch Executive Committee

Award-winning Canadian Director and founder of CaribbeanTales Media Group, Frances-Anne Solomon returns as a member of the The Directors Branch Executive Committee Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences.  The Committee reviews candidates for an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization which is responsible for the Oscars. Solomon’s committee term is for one year; however, members may serve on an executive committee for up to six consecutive years.  Solomon takes her seat on the prestigious Executive Committee Board for the third year.  Solomon’s first year as a committee member saw 842 new invitees, half of them women and one third people of colour, in a move to improve the diversity of the Academy voters.  Diversity in filmmaking has been a mission for Solomon and her pursuits throughout her career.  Accessibility is vital to improve diversity in filmmaking. 

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