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Illustration on accusations of racism against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by Alexander hunter/The Washington Times

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Actress Lauren Bacall carries her honorary Oscar following The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 2009 Governors Awards, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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Actress Lauren Bacall carries her honorary Oscar following The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 2009 Governors Awards, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

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FILE - In this April 17, 2013 file photo, film producer and honoree Kathleen Kennedy poses at the Pioneer of the Year Dinner at CinemaCon 2013 at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is debuting a series of documentary-style digital shorts premiering online Monday, May 19, 2014. Produced by the film academy’s in-house digital team, future episodes will feature academy members such as Paul Haggis, Kennedy and Ava DuVernay. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, file)

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FILE - This undated publicity file photo provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences shows Spike Lee, left, winner, Dramatic Merit Award for "Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads," and Academy president Fay Kanin at the 1983 (10th) Student Academy Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fifteen aspiring filmmakers are joining a club that includes John Lasseter, Trey Parker and Lee: They’ve won Student Academy Awards. The film academy announced its 2014 honorees Friday, May 16, 2014, in alternative, animation, documentary, narrative and foreign films. (AP Photos/AMPAS, Long Photography, file)

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FILE - This undated publicity file photo provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences shows, from left, John Lasseter, winner, Animation Achievement Award "Lady and the Lamp," at the 1979 (6th) Student Academy Awards ceremony, Don Honicky, head of college relations for the Bell System, and presenter film animator T. Hee in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fifteen aspiring filmmakers are joining a club that includes Lasseter, Trey Parker and Spike Lee: They’ve won Student Academy Awards. The film academy announced its 2014 honorees Friday, May 16, 2014, in alternative, animation, documentary, narrative and foreign films. (AP Photos/AMPAS, Long Photography, file)

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This Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo provided by AMPAS shows, host Common during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' “The Oscar Concert” at Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/AMPAS, Matt Petit)

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In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo provided by AMPAS, Matt Cermanski performs "Ordinary Love" from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' “The Oscar Concert” at Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/AMPAS, Matt Petit)

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In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo, Oscar-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat conducts a suite from his score for "Philomena" during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "The Oscar Concert" at Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/AMPAS, Aaron Poole)

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In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo provided by AMPAS, Oscar-nominated composer John Williams conducts a suite from his score for "The Book Thief" during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "The Oscar Concert" at Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/AMPAS, Matt Petit)

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This Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo provided by AMPAS shows, songwriter Richard Sherman during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' “The Oscar Concert” at Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/AMPAS, Matt Petit)

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In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo provided by AMPAS, Oscar-nominated composer Owen Pallette conducts a suite from his score of the film "Her" during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' "The Oscar Concert" at Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/AMPAS, Matt Petit)

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In this Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 photo provided by AMPAS, Oscar-nominated composer John Williams conducts a suite from his score for "The Book Thief" during the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' “The Oscar Concert” at Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The 86th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. (AP Photo/AMPAS, Aaron Poole)