Executive Director- Justin Krumb
Founder of RoughCuts Productions (RCP) in 1994, Justin has since worked as a producer/director with a focus on feature documentary and television production. For almost two decades, Krumb has worked on a variety of documentary and commercial projects in countless countries spanning the globe, ranging in subject matter from adventure travel and sports documentary to humanitarian and environmental issues. His credits include The ESPN X-games, The Surfer's Journal, FUEL TVís First Hand, Wave of Compassion and The Next Wave: A Tsunami Relief Story and Minds In The Water.
As a multi-faceted producer, Justin's work has been shown on Fox, ESPN, Versus, Fuel TV, Speed Vision, National Geographic TV and PBS as well as at multiple film festivals including Sundance Dance Film Festival, San Sebastian International Film Festival, Hawaiian Ocean Film Festival and Regional Emmy Awards. In addition to creating RCP, Krumb in 2008 founded The Saltwater Collective.
Justin has worked with such celebrity talent as Hayden Panettiere, Robin Williams, Jack Johnson, Bob Dole, Lance Armstrong, Esi Morales, "Wingnut", Trevor Hoffman, Kelly Slater, Tony Hawk and Dave Rastovich.
His work has earned him the honor of an Emmy Award for best documentary, an X-Dance award for best film score, and multiple regional Emmy nominations for directing, editing and camera work in long form television, documentary's and PSA's.
Associate Director - Troy Page
Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Troy Page currently lives along and surfs the Encinitas coastline of California. Video and film production has been Troy's passion for over 10 years, with an emphasis on conscientious documentary story telling. Troy has contributed his skills as a cinematographer, editor and motion graphics artist to the efforts of the Saltwater Collective for over 4 years making him a valuable team member. As a lover of the sea and a dedicated video production artist Saltwater Collective is as he describes, “a natural fit.”
Troy’s past work also includes: DP, editor and motion graphics artist for Between The Lines (true story of surfers and the Vietnam War), winner of Best Documentary at the 2009 X-Dance Film Festival. Filmmaker for Truthout.org where he traveled, filmed and edited short online programs featuring politicians, authors, journalists and activists from across the country. DP and editor of Modern Pharaoh, a documentary film shot in Cairo, Egypt profiling former Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Dr. Zahi Hawass. Additional cinematography, editing and motion graphics projects include, Keep a Breast Foundation, Quicksilver Foundation, Pro-Choice America, Stax Museum and Surfers for Cetaceans among others.
Troy's attention to detail and creative approach to the filmmaking process is another aspect of what helps Saltwater Collective stand out amongst the industry.
Writer - Steve Barilotti
Over the past decade working as Surfer magazine’s globe-roaming editor-at-large, photojournalist Steve Barilotti has made it his business to document the sport, art, and lore of surfing. A lifelong surfer and fourth-generation Californian, Barilotti's passion for travel and ocean culture runs deep. His writing has appeared in The Perfect Day, Best of Surfer Magazine 50 Years, Pacific Passages and the books of renowned surf photographers Art Brewer, Ted Grambeau and the bestselling LeRoy Grannis—Birth Of A Culture published by Taschen Books. In last five years “Barlo” has veered into screenwriting, helping to write and produce a series of cause-based documentaries, including ", “Minds In The Water”, “180 South”, "Kokua" and the Emmy-winning "Wave of Compassion”.