Ivan Taylor is the owner of The Creative Edge which focuses on video editing, presentation coaching and web design. He frequently uses his presentation talents to educate and inspire the members of the Digital Media Creatives (Adobe User Group) where he is the Manager.
Michael Champagne is OCMMA’s Treasurer and former co-manager of OC Interactive. Michael works as an interactive web and multimedia developer for a variety of clients in Orange County. His range of services include developing digital technology strategies, front-end/server-side web development, and multimedia presentations for a wide range of clients including Oakley, Canon, numerous Orange County government agencies, and community development/ architecture firms. As an OCMMA board member and officer, Michael hopes to support and push forward the organization’s technical offerings and prowess in all things multimedia and interactive media. See a sampling of his work.
Terry Syndergaard is a multi-media artist — from traditional to digital. When not illustrating books, he is an animator, video editor and special effects guy. A principal in Team Video Animation, his painted caricatures utilize time-lapse video to create entertainment for DVDs, corporate retirement gifts, TV commercials and film. Terry resides in Southern California, delighted with technology that allows him to work with clients all over the world.
Bonnie Erdrich, Past-President
Bonnie Erdrich is a multi-media artist specializing in video editing, animation and special effects. A principal in Team Video & Animation, she delights in creating “Celebration Animation”, producing one-of-a-kind animated paintings used to unveil a traditional painting for a person being honored at a celebration. She edits and animates her own computer illustrations as well as the beautiful portraits, caricatures and illustrations of Terry Syndergaard.
Cynthia Gordon, Past-President
Cynthia is the owner and principal of MedAnimations, specializing in easily understood computer animations and illustrations, for use in patient education and advertising. With years of fine arts training and experience, she is a highly skilled medical illustrator and graphic artist, who specializes in developing original, engaging images in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and lively animations in Flash. As Past-President of OCMMA, Cynthia hopes to support current activities, and to provide an impetus for growth through new programs and expanded outreach into the multimedia community in Orange County.
Mike owns Album of Life Video Studios which excels at producing cinematic video works-of-art that capture the essence of events, performances, corporate training, etc. “Priceless Treasures Pleasantly Affordable” is his company’s tagline. Mike is also a skilled web programmer with a long history of website creation and design. He is the Co-Manager of Digital Media Creatives (Adobe User Group) and a Board Member of the Orange County MultiMedia Association.