George N. Panos
Juror: George Panos
It is easy to say his
interest in films began early.
dad breaking away from his
busy restaurant business and taking his
boys to see "Pork Chop Hill," Westerns and kids' movies like "Nikki, Wild Dog of the North."
Comedies, musicals and foreign films all fit into his
mix , having watched films in Greek as a child during Greek Independence Day celebrations.
While attending West Virginia University, where he earned a B.S. degree in Broadcast Journalism, George took a film class, which is why he has to be at a movie well before it starts to get the best seat , in line with the projector.
wife enjoy watching (oldies) the Thin Man series with William Powell and Myrna Loy on PBS
Before becoming an electronics sales representative in Silicon Valley, George had stints as a PR/Ad Agency copywriter and interned/part-time for on-air and production work at a PBS-affiliate station.
Actively involved in promoting community and civic organizations, his
contributions include chair of the Mt. Madonna YMCA
Board of Managers, board member of the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Committee, and president of the Morgan Hill Unified School
Board of Trustees.
He is a former contributing columnist to the Morgan Hill Times and appeared as a host on Morgan Hill's local cable television network.