2018 Festival Staff

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Board Members

  President,  Kevin Burton    Kevin has been at the helm of Digi60 since 2009, providing his communications and technical background to its growth and success. He has indeed done it all, growing the festival from a handful of participants to dozens, adding a documentary portion, and expanding partnerships and sponsorship opportunities with prominent Ottawa vendors, media, and production companies. He is a videographer for the  Ottawa Senators, Ottawa RedBlacks, Ottawa Fury  and the  Ottawa 67s .

President, Kevin Burton

Kevin has been at the helm of Digi60 since 2009, providing his communications and technical background to its growth and success. He has indeed done it all, growing the festival from a handful of participants to dozens, adding a documentary portion, and expanding partnerships and sponsorship opportunities with prominent Ottawa vendors, media, and production companies. He is a videographer for the Ottawa Senators, Ottawa RedBlacks, Ottawa Fury and the Ottawa 67s.

  Co-Executive Directors,  Emily Ramsay  and  Jennifer Mulligan    Emily and Jennifer took over as Co-Directors of the festival in January 2015. Jennifer is a screenwriter and emerging filmmaker who was recently selected as the recipient of the  SAW Video Jumpstart Mentorship  Program for her proposal  Beds . She has written several feature films, and has a long screenwriting history with Digi60, contributing to films that have been seen world wide. Emily is a writer and filmmaker whose film  The Parking Lot  won Best Screenplay and Best Acting awards at the 2014 Spring Digi60 Filmmakers' Festival. She is a recipient of the  2016 CMPA Ontario Mentorship Program , as well as the  2016 City of Ottawa Youth in Culture Pilot Program  grant.

Co-Executive Directors, Emily Ramsay and Jennifer Mulligan

Emily and Jennifer took over as Co-Directors of the festival in January 2015. Jennifer is a screenwriter and emerging filmmaker who was recently selected as the recipient of the SAW Video Jumpstart Mentorship Program for her proposal Beds. She has written several feature films, and has a long screenwriting history with Digi60, contributing to films that have been seen world wide. Emily is a writer and filmmaker whose film The Parking Lot won Best Screenplay and Best Acting awards at the 2014 Spring Digi60 Filmmakers' Festival. She is a recipient of the 2016 CMPA Ontario Mentorship Program, as well as the 2016 City of Ottawa Youth in Culture Pilot Program grant.

  Technical Director,  Derek Price    Derek Price is a director and producer from the Ottawa, with his first foray into film being Digi60 in 2010. A late bloomer to the industry, Derek made the change from a career in business in 2012. He was awarded the Best Director award at the 2014 Digi60 Filmmakers' Festival for his short film  All That Remains . He is the director and cinematographer of more than 30 short films, several of which have been shown around the world. He is a cinematographer and editor for his company  Say Ten Productions,  and is also director of photography on several independent features.

Technical Director, Derek Price

Derek Price is a director and producer from the Ottawa, with his first foray into film being Digi60 in 2010. A late bloomer to the industry, Derek made the change from a career in business in 2012. He was awarded the Best Director award at the 2014 Digi60 Filmmakers' Festival for his short film All That Remains. He is the director and cinematographer of more than 30 short films, several of which have been shown around the world. He is a cinematographer and editor for his company Say Ten Productions, and is also director of photography on several independent features.

  Secretary to the Board,  Stef Farovtich    Stef is a newcomer to the world of Digi60. She is a screenwriter based in Ottawa. A graduate of the Algonquin College Scriptwriting program and the Film and Television Production program at Humber College.  After graduation Stef’s career took a different path, but has now come full circle and she is back in the film and tv world ready to make a splash. She is the writer of a short film titled Lucky or Not and an emerging filmmaker.

Secretary to the Board, Stef Farovtich

Stef is a newcomer to the world of Digi60. She is a screenwriter based in Ottawa. A graduate of the Algonquin College Scriptwriting program and the Film and Television Production program at Humber College.  After graduation Stef’s career took a different path, but has now come full circle and she is back in the film and tv world ready to make a splash. She is the writer of a short film titled Lucky or Not and an emerging filmmaker.