Women who need to be invited to be members of the Oscar Academy

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1. Urszula Antoniak

Writer | Nothing Personal

Urszula Antoniak was born in 1968 in Czestochowa, Slaskie, Poland. She is a writer and director, known for Nothing Personal (2009), Nude Area (2014) and Beyond Words (2017). She was previously married to Jacek Lenartowicz.

2. Isabella Eklöf

Director | Holiday

Isabella Eklöf is a director and writer, known for Holiday (2018), Border (2018) and Let the Right One In (2008).

3. Veronika Franz

Writer | Ich seh, Ich seh

Veronika Franz was born in 1965 in Vienna, Austria. She is a writer and director, known for Goodnight Mommy (2014), The Lodge (2019) and The Field Guide to Evil (2018).

4. Malgorzata Szumowska

Director | W imie...

One of the most prominent Polish directors of today, Malgorzata Szumowska was born in Kraków in 1973. She's been directing, writing and producing feature and documentary films and has received numerous awards at international and Polish film festivals. After two noticed shorts, her first feature ...

5. Lene Børglum

Producer | Only God Forgives

Lene Borglum joined Zentropa right after it was founded in 1992, and was one of the key persons and co owner of the company for 15 years until 2007 when she left to start up on her own. Borglum was deeply involved in the development of Zentropa from its very start till its state in 2007 as a major ...

6. Trine Dyrholm

Actress | Dronningen

Trine Dyrholm was born on April 15, 1972 in Odense, Denmark. She is an actress, known for Queen of Hearts (2019), Love Is All You Need (2012) and In a Better World (2010).

7. Hagar Ben-Asher

Actress | The Slut

Hagar Ben-Asher was born on March 10, 1979 in Hod HaSharon, Israel. She is an actress and director, known for The Slut (2011), Pathways (2007) and Dead Women Walking (2018).

8. Sandra Hüller

Actress | Toni Erdmann

Sandra Hüller was born in Suhl. She studied acting at the Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts in Berlin. For her performance of Anneliese Michel in Hans-Christian Schmid's drama Requiem she won The Silver Bear for Best Actress. She is internationally known for her starring role in Maren Ade's Toni...

9. Stina Werenfels

Director | Dora oder Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern

Stina Werenfels was born in 1964 in Basel, Switzerland. She is a director and writer, known for Dora or The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents (2015), Going Private (2006) and Pastry, Pain and Politics (1998).

10. Kerry Fox

Actress | Shallow Grave

Kerry Fox was born on July 30, 1966 in Wellington, New Zealand. She is an actress and writer, known for Shallow Grave (1994), Bright Star (2009) and An Angel at My Table (1990). She is married to Alexander Linklater. They have two children.

11. Louise Vesth

Producer | Melancholia

Producer Louise Vesth (b. 1973). Has a BA in economics and graduated from the producing programme at The National Film School of Denmark in 2001. Since 2001 she has worked as a producer with the Danish film company, Zentropa.

Louise Vesth has had long term collaborations with directors like ...

12. May el-Toukhy

Director | Dronningen

May el-Toukhy was born on August 17, 1977 in Charlottenlund, Denmark. She is a director and writer, known for Queen of Hearts (2019), Long Story Short (2015) and Stereo (2001).

13. Christina Voros

Cinematographer | The Ladies

Christina Voros is known for her work on The Ladies (2007), Ma (2019) and 127 Hours (2010).

14. Élodie Bouchez

Actress | Les roseaux sauvages

Élodie Bouchez was born on April 5, 1973 in Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis, France. She is an actress, known for Wild Reeds (1994), The Dreamlife of Angels (1998) and CQ (2001). She is married to Thomas Bangalter. They have two children.

16. Ariane Labed

Actress | Assassin's Creed

Ariane Labed (born 8 May 1984) is a Greek-born French actress and film director. She is best known for her feature film debut in Attenberg, for which she won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress, and appearing in Helen Edmundson's film Mary Magdalene in 2018.

Born to French parents, Ariane Labed lived her...

17. Adina Pintilie

Director | Touch Me Not

Adina Pintilie was born on January 12, 1980 in Bucharest, Romania as Adina-Elena Pintilie. She is a director and writer, known for Touch Me Not (2018), Don't Get Me Wrong (2007) and Sandpit #186 (2009).

18. Lucía Carreras

Writer | Tamara y la Catarina

Lucía Carreras is a writer and director, known for Tamara and the Ladybug (2016), Missing Dad (2011) and The Greatest House in the World (2015).

20. Kimberly Parker

Producer | The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Born in Seoul, but adopted and raised in Baltimore, Kimberly Parker is a producer based in Los Angeles. Parker is lead producing the sophomore feature film of Josef Kubota Wladyka (Narcos, Manos Sucias), currently in post-production and executive produced by Darren Aronofsky and Protozoa. Parker is...

21. Mischa Kamp

Director | Kapsalon Romy

Born in 1970, Mischa Kamp studied communication before turning to filmmaking. After directing several shorts, documentaries, series and TV films for Dutch Television she made a wonderful children's movie Winky's Horse (2005), about a little Chinese girl trying to adjust to her new life in Holland. ...

22. Chantal Hymans

Actress | Couleur chair

Chantal Hymans is known for her work on Flesh Color (1978), Go Fast (2008) and Love Songs (2007).

23. Maria Schrader

Actress | Aimée & Jaguar

Maria Schrader was born in Hanover, Federal Republic of Germany, on September 27th, 1965. She directed and co-wrote the screenplay of the awards-winning film Love Life (2007). As well, she directed Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016) and the Emmy-award wining miniseries Unorthodox (2020) (...

24. Caroline Ducey

Actress | Romance

Caroline Ducey was born on December 12, 1976 in Sainte-Adresse, Seine-Maritime, France. She is an actress, known for Romance (1999), Too Much Happiness (1994) and Familles je vous hais (1997). She is married to .. Trousselatd. They have one child.

25. Alison Goldfrapp

Soundtrack | Vampire Academy

As a child drew inspiration from Kate Bush, Marc Bolan, Donna Summer, Iggy Pop, and Serge Gainsbourg. Became one-half of the electronic, dance band, Goldfrapp. Together with music partner Will Gregory, composed scores for My Summer of Love (2004), and Nowhere Boy (2009).

26. Loubna Abidar

Actress | Much Loved

Loubna Abidar is an actress, known for Much Loved (2015), Mythomaniac (2019) and An Easy Girl (2019).

27. Nathalie Alonso Casale

Director | Memory of the Unknown

Nathalie Alonso Casale was born in 1970 in Paris, France. She is an editor and director, known for Memory of the Unknown (1996), Memorias sin batallas y otros muertos (1992) and Man Looks at Woman, Woman Looks at Man (2000).

28. Mónica Del Carmen

Actress | Babel

Graduated from Escuela Nacional de Arte Teatral (National School of Theater Arts). Winner of the "Ariel" award for Best Actress and the award for Best Actress granted by the Online Critics Association of Mexico in 2011, as well as the award for Best Actress at the XL International Modolist Festival...

29. Penny Woolcock

Director | Ackley Bridge

Penny Woolcock was born in 1950 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a director and writer, known for Ackley Bridge (2017), The Death of Klinghoffer (2003) and The Principles of Lust (2003).

30. Jennifer Jonas

Producer | Born to Be Blue

Winner of Toronto International Film Festival producer of the year award in 2013, Jennifer Jonas and her company New Real Films most recently released the feature film Born to Be Blue (2015) starring Ethan Hawke by writer/director Rob Budreau, a re-imagining of the life of Jazz legend Chet Baker in...

31. Lili Hinstin

Assistant_director | Johan van der Keuken

Lili Hinstin is an assistant director, known for Johan van der Keuken (1999) and Cinéma, de notre temps (1989).

Artistic director of the Locarno Film Festival

32. Laura Benson

Actress | Dangerous Liaisons

Laura Benson is an actress, known for Dangerous Liaisons (1988), I Want to Go Home (1989) and Touch Me Not (2018).

33. Ludivine Sagnier

Actress | 8 femmes

The French actress Ludivine Sagnier was born on July 3, 1979 in La Celle-Saint-Cloud, in France's Yvelines département. Ludivine studied acting as a young girl and had made her movie debut at the age 10 in Les maris, les femmes, les amants (1989). She has established her reputation as one of the ...

34. Dana Bunescu

Sound_department | 4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile

Dana Bunescu was born on September 11, 1969 in Craiova, Romania. She is known for her work on 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007), The Distance Between Me and Me (2018) and Child's Pose (2013).

35. Antje Mönning

Actress | Der Geschmack von Leben

Antje Mönning was born on February 2, 1978 in Münster, Germany. She is an actress and producer, known for Taste of Life (2017), Roland Reber's Cabaret of Death (2019) and The Truth of Lie (2011).

36. Johanne Algren

Writer | Holiday

Johanne Algren is a writer and actress, known for Holiday (2018), Kamikaze (2021) and Johanne i Troldeskoven (2006).

37. Fien Troch

Director | Home

Fien Troch was born on May 11, 1978 in Londerzeel, Flanders, Belgium. She is a director and writer, known for Home (2016), Someone Else's Happiness (2005) and Kid (2012). She is married to Nico Leunen. They have one child.

38. Björk

Soundtrack | Dancer in the Dark

Born in 1965 in the Icelandic capital city of Reykjavik, the daughter of Gudmundur Gunnarsson (an electrician) and Hildur Hauksdóttir who divorced before her second birthday, Björk grew up in a hippie-type community with her mother and her seven siblings. She started to study classical music at the...

39. Victoria Carmen Sonne

Actress | Holiday

Victoria Carmen Sonne was born on April 23, 1994 in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is known for her work on Holiday (2018), In the Blood (2016) and Winter Brothers (2017).

41. Marina Abramovic

Director | Destricted

Marina Abramovic was born on November 30, 1946 in Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia. She is a director and writer, known for Destricted (2006), At the Waterfall (2003) and The Hunt (1998). She was previously married to Paolo Canevari and Nesa Paripovic.

43. Ramona Petersen

Costume_department | Creep

44. Maren Kroymann

Actress | Verfolgt

Maren Kroymann was born on July 19, 1949 in Walsrode, Lower Saxony, Germany. She is an actress and writer, known for Hounded (2006), Freier Fall (2013) and Mein Leben & ich (2001).

45. Bettina Brokemper

Producer | Antichrist

Bettina Brokemper is a producer and production manager, known for Antichrist (2009), Hannah Arendt (2012) and The House That Jack Built (2018).

46. Stacy Martin

Actress | Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

Stacy Martin was born on March 20, 1990 in Paris, France. She is an actress, known for Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013), All the Money in the World (2017) and The Serpent (2021).

48. Margo Stilley

Actress | 9 Songs

Margo Stilley was born on November 20, 1982 in Bear Creek, North Carolina, USA. She is an actress, known for 9 Songs (2004), How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008) and The Trip (2010).

49. Maruschka Detmers

Actress | Prénom Carmen

Maruschka Detmers was born in the Netherlands in 1962, but moved to France when she was a teenager to work as an au-pair.

During her time in France, she came to the notice of French avant-garde director Jean-Luc Godard and was signed to played the female lead in First Name: Carmen (1983), also ...

50. Madeleine Ekman

Producer | Kraftidioten

Madeleine Ekman is a producer and production manager, known for In Order of Disappearance (2014), Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013) and Antichrist (2009).

52. Stefania Casini

Actress | Suspiria

After graduating in Architecture, Stefania began a career in acting and worked with Pietro Germi, Bernardo Bertolucci, Peter Greenaway and Dario Argento. She moved to New York in the late 1970s, where she acted in Andy Warhol's 'Bad'. While in New York she decided to move behind the camera, and ...

53. Lauren Lee Smith

Actress | Trick 'r Treat

Lauren Lee Smith was born on June 19, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Trick 'r Treat (2007), Mutant X (2001) and Pathology (2008). She has been married to Erik Lee Steingröver since April 4, 2009.

54. Paprika Steen

Actress | Applaus

In Okay (2002), director and actress Paprika Steen shows off her multi- faceted acting talent as the loud-mouth control-freak Nete. It is Paprika Steen's first major part for which she has already been nominated for The Best Actress Award from the European Film Academy. The actress has won the ...

55. Adèle Exarchopoulos

Actress | La vie d'Adèle

Adèle Exarchopoulos is a French actress with partially Greek roots (her grandfather was Greek). She was born in Paris, France. Her mother, Marina (Niquet), is a nurse, and her father, Didier Exarchopoulos, is a guitarist. At the age of 9 she started acting and watching movies. As she said on the ...

56. Hélène Zimmer

Writer | À 14 ans

Hélène Zimmer is an actress and writer, known for Being 14 (2015), Diary of a Chambermaid (2015) and Desire (2011).

57. Stefania Sandrelli

Actress | Il conformista

She was born in Viareggio (Tuscany, Italy) on June 5th, 1946. She won a beauty contest when she was just 15 years old, which led to her first role in "Il federale" together with the great Italian actor Ugo Tognazzi. She was then cast by Germi for the Italian comedy "Divorzio all'Italiana", working ...

58. María Evoli

Actress | Tenemos la carne

María Evoli was born on October 2, 1990 in Mexico. She is an actress, known for We Are the Flesh (2016), The Inhabitant (2017) and The Romanoffs (2018).

59. Mira Gittner

Actress | Das Zimmer

Mira began her acting at ten years, capturing a leading role for the 'ZDF'. After receiving her degree in drama with honors, she had several engagements in theaters such as Bayerische Staatsoper Munchen as acting soloist in "La Traviata," Schauburg Munchen and with the Welt Theater Projekt (World ...

60. Patricia Koch

Actress | Fate!?

Patricia Koch is a producer and actress, known for Fate!? (2001), The Sin of Innocence (2001) and Angels with Dirty Wings (2009).

61. Marina Anna Eich

Actress | Die Wahrheit der Lüge

Marina Anna Eich was born on December 17, 1976 in Oberammergau, Bavaria, Germany. She is an actress and producer, known for The Truth of Lie (2011), The Sin of Innocence (2001) and Angels with Dirty Wings (2009).

62. Léa Mysius

Writer | Ava

Léa Mysius was born in Bordeaux on 4 April 1989. She spent her first thirteen years in the Medoc region (where she filmed most of her first feature "Ava", whose eponymous character is a... thirteen-year-old girl!) Following her parents, she lived on the Reunion island until she graduated from high ...

63. Jendra Jarnagin

Camera_department | Frequency

Jendra Jarnagin was born on April 1, 1974 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Jendra Robinson. She is an award-winning cinematographer known for her work on Little Faith (2018), The Opposite Sex (2014), TRI (2016) and the online series In Between Men (2010-2013) She formerly worked as a gaffer and ...

64. Victoria Abril

Actress | ¡Átame!

This Spanish actress started studying dancing. Her teacher encouraged her to participate in her first film Obsesión (1977). After that, she was chosen by the director Narciso Ibáñez Serrador to be one of the co-hostesses of the famous TV contest Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez (1972) ...

65. Renée Soutendijk

Actress | Suspiria

Renée Soutendijk was born on May 21, 1957 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands as Renette Pauline Soutendijk. She is an actress, known for Suspiria (2018), Eve of Destruction (1991) and Moordvrouw (2012). She is married to Thed Lenssen. They have two children.

66. Amber Sealey

Actress | How to Cheat

Amber is a filmmaker and actor based in Los Angeles. Originally from England, she was raised in New Mexico. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she studied theater and modern dance, she returned to England to study drama at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and the...

67. Béatrice Dalle

Actress | À l'intérieur

Rebellious. Passionate. Gifted. Beautiful. Béatrice Dalle could be a mix of some artist from many centuries ago and a rock star. Discovered in Betty Blue (1986), Dalle has become a sex symbol and a respected performer. Known for her problems with justice, her relationships with rapper JoeyStarr and...

68. Petra Morzé

Actress | Antares

Petra Morzé was born on October 10, 1964 in Klagenfurt, Austria as Petra Kogelnig. She is an actress, known for Antares (2004), Import Export (2007) and America 3000 (1986).

69. Rachel Daisy Ellis

Producer | Divino Amor

Rachel Ellis was born in the UK and migrated to Recife, Brazil in 2004 where she still lives and works. She has a Masters degree in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics and worked in International development until 2009. In 2010 she founded DESVIA. Rachel is a creative ...

71. Jekaterina Oertel

Make_up_department | DAU. Natasha

Jekaterina Oertel is known for her work on DAU. Natasha (2020), Run Lola Run (1998) and 10,000 BC (2008).

72. Sasha Lane

Actress | American Honey

Sasha Bianca Lane is an American actress. She made her film debut in American Honey (2016) directed by Andrea Arnold.

Lane was born in Houston, Texas and grew up in Dallas, Texas. Her father is African-American, and her mother, who is from New Zealand, is of European and Maori descent. After her ...

73. Judith Angerbauer

Writer | Egoiste

Judith Angerbauer was born in 1977. She is a writer and producer, known for Egoiste (2010), Cover (2003) and Sonnwende (2013).

74. Anahí Berneri

Director | Un año sin amor

Anahí Berneri was born in 1975 in Martínez, Pcia. Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a director and writer, known for A Year Without Love (2005), Alanis (2017) and Encarnacion (2007).

76. Valérie Donzelli

Actress | La guerre est déclarée

A tall, slim brunette with deep red puckered lips, Valérie Donzelli plays wonderfully clumsy, gawky, goofy girls, failed seductresses and successful charm freaks. She is also a noted film director, whose works explore very different registers, which she does not hesitate to mix whether comic, ...

78. Verónica Forqué

Actress | Kika

Verónica Forqué was born on December 1, 1955 in Madrid, Madrid, Spain as Verónica Forqué Vázquez-Vigo. She is an actress, known for Kika (1993), Eva y Adán, agencia matrimonial (1990) and What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984). She was previously married to Manuel Iborra.

79. Miles Levy

Producer | Palo Alto

Miles Levy is a producer, known for Palo Alto (2013), Spring Breakers (2012) and Lovelace (2013).

80. Madeleine Sims-Fewer

Actress | Violation

Madeleine is a British/Canadian actor, director and writer. She was born in Little Britain, Ontario but moved with her family to Bath, England when she was 6 years old. She studied acting at the Drama Centre London, and is known for Slap Happy (2017), Operation Avalanche (2016), and The Substitute ...

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