• Motion Picture Academy Sets Its 2021 Film Scholars

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    Authors and university professors Samantha N. Sheppard and J.E. Smyth on Monday were named 2021 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The grant, presented annually by the organization, is given to established scholars whose projects are focused on an aspect of filmmaking and the film industry. The Academy's Educational...
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  • Samantha N Sheppard, JE Smyth Named 2021 Academy Film Scholars

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named Samantha N. Sheppard and J.E. Smyth as the 2021 Academy Film Scholars on Monday.
    The annual grant is given to established scholars whose projects are focused on some aspect of filmmaking and the film industry. The Academy's Educational Grants Committee will award Sheppard and Smyth each $25,000 on the basis of their proposals.
    Sheppard is an associate professor at Cornell University. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Cinema and Media Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles and a B.A. in Film and Television Studies and Women...
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