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John Bailey elected the President of Motion Picture Academy

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Cinematographer John Bailey has been elected as the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Bailey, who was selected by the organisation's Board of Governors on Tuesday night, will succeed exiting president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.


The 74-year-old cinematographer has worked on films such as "Ordinary People", "American Gigolo", "The Big Chill", "Groundhog Day", "As Good as It Gets" and "A Walk in the Woods."

In 2014, he received the American Society of Cinematographers Lifetime Achievement Award.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 15:28 IST
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