The Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival has announced that Jeff Barbakow will head the board of directors for its 2007 festival.
Barbakow was chairman, president and CEO of MGM/UA from 1988 to 1991.
Kyle Brace will serve as VP of fundraising, and Paul Hall will serve as VP of board and staff relations. William Rosen will serve as treasurer. Roger Durling continues on as exec director.
Fest, in its 22nd year, will take place Jan. 25 through Feb. 4.