The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Randy Haberkamp to the newly created position of Managing Director, Programming, Education and Preservation, Academy COO Ric Robertson announced today. Haberkamp will report directly to Robertson. Haberkamp has held the position of Director of Educational Programs and Special Projects since 2003. He has been a key figure in the Academy’s public programs with lectures on animation, documentaries and screenwriting; the Visiting Artists Program; and popular screening series including “Facets of the Diamond: 75 Years of Best Picture Winners,” “Great to Be Nominated” and “Oscar® Noir.” He was also responsible for tributes to Oscar-winning makeup artist Dick Smith and Oscar-winning animation director Hayao Miyazaki. He’s also been crucial for Academy Awards®-related activities including the Nominees Luncheon and other special events. (more…)