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Screenwriter Robin Swicord Joins Academy's Board of Governors

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She will fill a seat, representing the writers branch, left open by the death of Frank Pierson in July.

Robin Swicord has been elected to the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, where she will represent the writers branch. She will fill a seat left open by the death of Frank Pierson in July.

She will join Bill Condon and Phil Robinson, who also represent the writers branch on the board. Under the Academy's bylaws, she will remain on the board until the next regularly scheduled election in June, 2013.

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Swicord earned an Academy Award nomination for best adapted screenplay for 2008's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. 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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