LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.
“This year’s class of invitees represents some of the most talented, creative and passionate filmmakers working in our industry today,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “Their contributions to film have entertained audiences around the world, and we are proud to welcome them to the Academy.”Do you think movies based on YA novels like The Hunger Games, especially the forthcoming two-part finale of the series - The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2 will ever have a chance of getting nominated and winning Oscars? Sound off in the comments below!