More than a special invitation was made to actor Selton Mello. He will be part of the Oscar 2023 voting team.
The Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences issued a statement about this. The full list has 397 professionals selected from 54 countries.
In addition to Selton, the group also includes directors Bruno Barreto (“Crô: O filme,” “Flores Raras”) and Jefferson Day (“Doctor Gamma”).
Variety and pop
According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the guests were a more “pop” group.
The 2022 list represents similar numbers to the 2021 list, which had 395 guests from 50 countries, and also represents the organization’s efforts to increase the diversity of its membership.
This year, 44% are women, 37% are from minority or underrepresented groups, and 50% are from countries outside the US. There are 71 Oscar nominees and 15 winners.
invited the Brazilians
The list published in 2022 includes names of Brazilians very important to the national cinema, such as Emilio Domingos (writer), Sara Silveira (producer), Ilda Santiago (executive) and Valdir Xavier (sound engineer).
In addition to the announced new names, the Brazilian selection team includes Alice Braga, Rodrigo Santoro, Carlinhos Brown, Fernanda Montenegro, Sonia Braga, Fernando Meireles, Kleber Mendonsa Filho, Petra Costa and Rodrigo Teixeira.
A successful career
In addition to his charisma, distinctive way of performing and unmistakable voice, Selton Melo is dear to Brazilians and a highly respected professional in the artistic world.
The actor has a long career in cinemas and has participated in successful productions: “O Auto da Compadecida”, “O Filme da Minha Vida”, “Trash – A Esperança Vem do Lixo”, “O Palhaço”, “A Mulher”. Invisível”, “My Name Is Not Johnny”, “My Hindu Friend”, etc.
On television, Selton was part of the cast of Sessão de Terapia and Ligações Perigosas, both on TV Globo, and recently starred in Nos Tempos do Imperador.
The 95th Academy Awards are scheduled for March 12, 2023.
With information from the state newspaper