Eric Roth

Executive Director, Visual Effects Society

Eric Roth brings 20 years of strategic management, communications and public affairs experience to his position as Executive Director of the Visual Effects Society (VES), the organization comprised of the most talented visual effects artists worldwide in film, TV, animation and video games. During the past 7 years he has more than doubled the size of the VES – it now has over 2500 members in 29 countries -- and he is frequently consulted on worldwide visual effects trends by journalists and visual effects practitioners of all stripes.

Prior to joining VES, Eric was a former Chief of Staff at Los Angeles City Hall, in addition to managing the Government Affairs Department for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) and being the Executive Director of L.A. Works, the largest Volunteer Action Center in Los Angeles.

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