Tag archives: Margo Barbakow

And the Winner is…
By Richard Mineards   |   February 27, 2020

Longtime Santa Barbara International Film Festival board member Jeff Barbakow and his wife, Margo, are proud parents. Their director son Max‘s existential comedy Palm Springs has just narrowly broken the Sundance Film Festival record for the biggest sale ever! Hulu and indie distributor Neon purchased the film rights for $17,500,000.69, exceeding the previous record set […]

Grand Opening
By Lynda Millner   |   June 27, 2019

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) has expanded to include a 3,600 sq. ft. space at 1313 State Street to be called the Barbakow Family Center for Film Studies or just the Education Center. A place to create and learn thanks to Jeff and Margo Barbakow’s generous support. As executive director Roger Durling showed […]