Producer Bill Mechanic's angry resignation letter from the academy gave a laundry list of problems — from poor leadership to out of control spending on museum to a failing awards show. Is this reflective of a split in academy membership?
Exclusive: Producer Bill Mechanic on his scorched-earth resignation from the motion picture academy's board of governors
When producer Bill Mechanic wrote a blistering letter of resignation from the motion picture academy's board of governors, it sent shockwaves through the industry. On Wednesday, he spoke to the Times to explain his decision.