Scott Hernandez is a media specialist for UCR ARTSBlock. As media specialist he chronicles and films the museum installations and artist performances for the museum’s archives, podcasts, and website. Scott has worked in film production for the past eight years. His film career began as production assistant and lighting grip on numerous TV commercials and television episodes produced by Small Potatoes Productions. This production experience led him to become production coordinator for the Inland Empire Film Commission under director Sheri Davis. Scott monitored and managed all film production in Riverside and San Bernardino counties including films like Fast and Furious, Planet of the Apes, The Animal and numerous others. After completing his B.A. in Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside. Scott became the production coordinator at PBS affiliate KCET television in Los Angeles while completing his M.A. in Chicano Art and Literature at Cal State University, Northridge. At KCET he learned to research, write, and create documentary features. He worked on various programming, like the Emmy nominated California Connected, Ken Burns “The War” and special concert films for Tony Bennett and Michael Buble. When KCET decided to leave PBS because of a funding dispute and become an independent station, Scott left to attend UC Riverside’s M.F.A. program in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts. While completing his M.F.A. Scott helped create the OFFTHEblock summer film camp for teens, where he has taught for the past three years. He is currently editing a TV pilot for Small Potatoes Productions for release in early 2013, and is writing, directing and producing two films for Riverside City College.