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Robin Swicord Elected to Academy’s Board of Governors


Oscar-nominated screenwriter Robin Swicord has been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ board of governors, representing the writers branch.

Swicord, who will fill the seat left open by the passing of Frank Pierson, joins current writers branch governors Bill Condon and Phil Robinson. Swicord will remain on the board until the next regularly scheduled election in June 2013.

Swicord earned an Oscar nomination for best adapted screenplay for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (shared with Eric Roth). Her credits also include Memoirs of a Geisha, Matilda, Little Women and The Jane Austen Book Club, which she also directed.

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