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STAFF

Skye McLennan
Skye McLennan
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Skye McLennan grew up in Templeton, CA and went on receive her degree in Cinema from San Francisco State University. She also studied TV Documentary in Denmark at the Danish School of Media and Journalism.  A dual citizen of Australia and the United States, after college she moved to Sydney, Australia and worked extensively in film production design on short films, features, advertisements, music videos and documentaries.
She became involved in film festivals in high school. Over the next ten years she went on to work in major film festivals including the Sydney, Sundance, Tribeca and San Francisco International Film Festivals.  Since moving back to SLO County, she has been involved in the wine industry in both marketing and winemaking. She brings extensive marketing, programming and operational experience to the SLO Film Festival and looks forward to helping the festival continue to grow and flourish.
Grace Tucker
Grace Tucker
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Grace’s first involvement with the Festival was in a film studies class at Cal Poly when she edited a pre-show video for the 2016 SLO Film Fest. In 2017, she was hired to produce a short history film about Avila Beach that was screened at the Fremont Theatre and is now in the Avila Beach Community Foundation archives. After graduating from Cal Poly with a Business degree in 2017, she spent some time in France and then became an Assistant for the 2018 Festival. In the summer of 2018, she took over as Assistant to the Director and produced four promotional videos for the Festival’s 25th Anniversary. In 2021 Grace became the Associate Director of the SLO Film Festival.
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