Toronto International Film Festival co-head Cameron Bailey is among the Canadians recruited to the organization behind the Oscars.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says it invited the TIFF artistic director to be a member-at-large.
Bailey tweeted he’s “thrilled and honoured to be a part of the Class of ’21.”
Quebec cinematographer Tobie Marier Robitaille, whose credits include the film Night of the Kings, is also on the list of 395 artists and executives invited to join the academy this year.
Other Canadian invitees include The Nest director Sean Durkin, Montreal makeup artist Adrien Morot and Toronto-based