Two instructors in cinema and media studies at UCLA were honored at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ annual conference, which took place March 14–18 in Toronto, Canada.

John Caldwell, professor of cinema and media studies in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, received the Award for Outstanding pedagogical Achievement in Cinema and Media Studies. Throughout his career, Caldwell has authored and edited several books, his writings have been featured in numerous journals and his film and video productions have received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, regional fellowships and state art councils.

Also honored was Erin Hill, cinema and media studies lecturer, for her book, “Never Done: A History of Women’s Work in Media Production” with the Best First Book prize. The book examines the role of feminized labor in the history of the U.S. film and television industry and is based on research done for her award-winning dissertation. 

For more about the awards and about awards given by UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television to alumni at the conference.