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Richard Shepherd, M.F.A.

Assistant Director

Email: rshepherd@cinema.usc.edu
Work Phone: 213.740.3304
Office: SCA 366

A graduate of the University of East Anglia in the UK, Richard Shepherd worked in film and television production in Europe before moving to Los Angeles to attend USC.  After graduation, he worked as a script reader for companies including CAA, and wrote film reviews and articles.  He is a working, represented writer/producer, and recently produced and directed feature documentary Laduma! Benin's Journey, which took him around Africa. He is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Los Angeles.