The casting directors are the fashion designers. The actors are just the seamstresses. About time! Casting directors have been Academy members for over thirty years now, but mostly as members at large. They'll now have their own branch, which suggests that perhaps a casting award is on its way! After all, it was mere months ago that costume designers were granted theirs, despite having had a separate category for many decades. Elections will be held later this year to decide which three members of the branch will represent it on the Board of Governors.