|Steve Grumette Artistic Director
Steve Grumette is the founder and Artistic Director of the Ojai Film Festival. He has worked in the motion picture industry for more than thirty years as director, cameraman and editor. His collaborative project, "The Magic Machines," won the Academy Award for "Best Live Action Short Subject." His other films have won numerous festival awards, including top prizes at the American and Atlanta Film Festivals. While working as a consultant on the film "WarGames," he pioneered the use of live computer imagery in motion pictures and subsequently created computer effects for more than a dozen major Hollywood films.
|Ann Horton Managing Director
Ann Horton retired last year as Manager of the Yale University Film Study Center where she initiated the preservation of Yale's extensive film collection. Residing in Ojai in the 1980s, Ann was a documentary film producer and director winning an Emmy Award, Gold Camera Award, and Cine Golden Eagle for her work. In 1984 Ann assisted the commissioners of canoeing at Lake Casitas for the LA Olympic Games. She is currently a volunteer for both the Ojai Film Festival and the film branch at the Ojai Art Center.
|Bob O'Connor Board Member|
|John Flynn Board Member
Owner, INFRAM/Hollywood Classics USA
Experienced sales agent for major Hollywood studio films as well as independent films. Co-founded London-based Hollywood Classics and managed the company until its recent sale. Involved in a variety of areas including research, marketing, sales and administration. Some production experience. Currently executive producing film projects and bringing international marketing & sales skills to a project in the early "packaging" stage to add a distribution component, which can enhance the financing strategies. Specialties:Packaging projects with producers; creating & implementing marketing strategies, sales and adminstration. Also strength in public relations, branding, presentations, interpersonal skills and networking.
|David Baker Website Architect
Based in Ojai, California David has over 40 years experience and is currently serving as Chair of the Photography Branch of the Ojai Center of the Arts. David Baker is internationally known for his creative web site and graphic designs. He is best known in the United States for his web site design on the 1995 Academy Awards, Super Bowl XXX, Microsoft Windows NT site, and the California State Legislature. He has served as Director of Development for Symantec/Peter Norton and as Computer Architecture Specialist at Intel Corporation.