2012 Award Winners
|Fairfax Academy for Communications and the Arts, Fairfax, VA|
Dave Ruby is committed to sharing his expertise and passion for Film, Video, and Multi-Media Production with his students at Fairfax Academy for Communications and the Arts in Fairfax, VA. His classroom is run with a unique combination of lecture, demonstration, case study, and hands on training. Ruby earned his film degree from Pennsylvania State University, and then joined the workforce as a production specialist in New York with Natural Nylon Films.
Professional experiences include working in film and video for a variety of clients including USA Today, ESPN, Lawyers.com, NBC-Anchorage, the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Cox Media, and the National Park Service.
Ruby is on the Virginia DOE Curriculum team for video production and has served as a consultant for the Broadcast Journalism and Media Production courses within FCPS. He is also on the Advisory Board for the George Mason University Film and Video Studies Major, and is a Competition Chair and Advisor for the SkillsUSA Video Production competitions.