Sam Pollard is The School of Media Studies’ 2021 Spring Hirshon Artist-in-Residence

Sam Pollard, the School of Media Studies’ 2021 Spring Hirshon Artist-in-Residence, will host a public event featuring his work, engage in a discussion with Michelle Materre, Director of the Media Management Program & Associate Professor of Media Studies and Film, and engage with the online audience through a Q+A. He will also hold a master class for Media Studies Students.

Director Sam Pollard of ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Got to be Me’ is photographed at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival on September 13, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo by Jennifer Roberts/Contour by Getty Images)

Sam Pollard is an accomplished feature film and television video editor, and documentary producer/director whose work spans almost thirty years. His most recent documentary, MLK/FBI was released this January to universal critical acclaim.

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