Ben Alvin Shedd
Academy Award® winning Filmmaker and Professor Ben Shedd has been a professional film & video director/producer writer since 1970. He makes award-winning films and videos of social and intellectual interest and he specializes in making science and technology documentaries. Ben has produced and directed 33 films and videos, including 3 IMAX productions.
Since 1979 in parallel with his production work, Ben has taught University courses in film production, independent film business, and visual design at seven universities, including his alma mater the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, the California Institute of the Arts, and Art Center College of Design. Ben was the 1989/1990 PNM Professor of Media Arts at the University of New Mexico, Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer at Princeton University, and is Professor of the Practice at Boise State University and Professor, Digital Filmmaking, at the School of Art, Design and Media, NTU.