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Thai Filmmaker The Latest to Join the Academy to Decide Who Gets an Oscar

Lee Chatametikool, a filmmaker and film editor from Thailand, was recently added onto the list of members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science — an 842 member academy that votes on who should receive the prestigious Oscars awards.

Lee, who is known for his works such as “The Love of Siam,” “Nakee 2,” and the ever-famous 2004 horror film “Shutter,” joins fellow Thai directors Apichatpong Weerasethakul and cinematographer Sayombhu Mukdeeprom as a member of the prestigious group, according to Mashable.