An alumni of South Hills, Rudy Ruiz is a freelance Cinematographer and a performing arts educator. After performing in the South Hills marching band throughout high school, Rudy went on to become a member of Pacific Crest drum & bugle corps from 2008-2009 and Cavaliers drum & bugle corps from 2010-2011, where he marched Contra.
Rudy has taught the visual programs at several high school bands in Southern California including Azusa, Gahr, and Monrovia high schools. In addition to teaching high school programs, Rudy currently also serves on the visual staff for Pacific Crest and The Cavaliers.
When he’s not teaching bands or drum corps, Rudy works in the film industry as a DoP, Camera Assistant/Operator, Director, and Editor on independent features, short films, fashion shows, and music videos in Los Angeles, CA, and Las Vegas, NV.