The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the recipients of its 2016 honorary Oscars have instilled a love of cinema in future filmmakers. President Cheryl Boone Isaacs said Saturday that actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman “inspire the next generation with that same sense of wonder and enchantment that first touched us as kids.
You can now say it: Academy Award winner: Jackie Chan.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded its 2016 honorary Oscars to that actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V.
Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman.
Jeff Bridges and Warren Beatty were among the stars greeting Stalmaster, who was the first person to receive an Oscar for casting.
Chan said that as an action star, despite his decades in film, he never expected to win an Oscar.