Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Film academy president keeps job following investigation

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has concluded its review of a misconduct allegation against film academy president John Bailey and determined that no further action is required.

The film academy said late Tuesday that Bailey will remain in his position, which he has held since August.

Bailey, a cinematographer whose credits include "Groundhog Day," ''The Big Chill" and "As Good as It Gets," had previously denied the allegation that he attempted to touch a woman inappropriately on a movie set a decade ago.

The film academy says the membership and administration committee and its sub-committee took his response, the claim and...

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