The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences invited 395 people to join its ranks in 2021.
According to the Academy, the '21 Class consists of 45% women, 39% under-represented ethnic communities, and 53% from 49 countries outside the U.S. Of the 395, 89 are former Oscar nominees - 25 of which were winners.
Membership selection is based upon professional qualifications with inclusion and equity remaining a priority.
The Academy had previously announced, "that in an effort to enable steady growth and support for all members" it was reducing yearly membership invitations. This year roughly half were invited vs 2020, which had 819 invitees.
To view the complete list of invitees go to the following.