K.C. holds a degree in MotionPicture/Television from UCLA Film School. She worked for NBC Sports before moving over to the film business as a Creative Development Director at MGM. K.C. served 12 years on the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission representing the 3rd district. She has worked or volunteered with numerous Santa Barbara County area non-profits including the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation, Arts Outreach, and others.
Joanne is a 3rd year double major in Environmental Studies and Film and Media Studies at UC Santa Barbara. Growing up in San Diego, she developed a passion for the great outdoors. She is honored to be part of this festival and can’t wait to inspire others about nature through the power of film.