Cinematic Arts Department Assistant
Eric Smith is the Cinematic Arts Department Assistant. Eric directly supports the Department Chair and specializes in creating operational systems, coordinating department events and overall communications. He has a passion for execution and ensuring that the Cinematic Arts Department runs smoothly, efficiently and successfully.
He has an extensive background as a Creative Director, responsible for managing creative stakeholders and creating content for the organizations. Prior to joining the Cinematic Arts Department, Eric served as the Site Director for several after school programs in South LA where he was responsible for managing staff, equipment, community engagement and outreach and assisting over 200 students daily. Eric has been working with creative youth for over 4 years and is excited to return to LACHSA for his second year where he feels honored to finally combine his love for the arts and youth development.