Robert Rehme, an Executives Branch governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, was elected as president of the Academy Foundation, AMPAS announced Wednesday.
Others who will serve on the educational and cultural arm of the Academy include: Actors Branch governor Annette Bening, elected vice president;
The Foundation allows the Academy to present its public programs like the "Gold Standard," "Oscar’s Docs" and "Contemporary Documentaries" screening series. In addition, it also presents
Academy Foundation trustees for 2009–2010 are Bening (Actors Branch), James L. Brooks (Writers), Cambern, Caleb Deschanel (Cinematographers), Ganis, Jim Gianopulos (Executives), Mark Goldblatt (Film Editors), Arthur Hamilton (Music), Kathleen Kennedy (Producers), John Lasseter (Short Films and Feature Animation), Kevin O’Connell (Sound), Frank Pierson (Writers), Rehme, Sherak, Bill Taylor (Visual Effects) and Henry Winkler (Actors).