Oscar 2005: Who Are the Academy Voters

The 5,798 active members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scineces, who vote for the Oscars in all categories, are divided into branches. The largest one is the Actors Branch, which amounts to 1,260 members, or about 24 percent of the entire voters.

The Academy's Branches by Size:

Actors, 1,260
Producers, 461
Execuitves, 429
Sound, 415
Writers, 396
Art directors, 378
Directors, 376
Public relations, 371
Members-at-large, 366
Short films and feature animation, 316
Visual effects, 249
Music, 237
Editors, 224
Cinematographers, 186
Documentary, 134

Total voting members, 5,798

Associates, 175

Total members, 5973