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2012 One Show Entertainment Judges

Darren Foldes

Executive Producer

Green Dot Films

Santa Monica, CA

Darren Foldes has served as Executive Producer of Santa Monica-based production company Green Dot Films since 2008 working with top clients such as Nike, GE, Coca-Cola, BMW, Toyota, Microsoft, Pepsi, Ford, Nissan and Cisco among others for agencies such as Goodby Silversten & Partners, droga5, 72andSunny, Fallon, BBDO and TBWA Chiat Day. Darren recently helped sell Three Legged Legs created show Lil’ Buggers to Nickelodeon.

Prior to joining Green Dot, Darren served as Head of Production for Steve Stabler’s (Dumb & Dumber, Kingpin) Commotion Pictures. While there, Darren wrote and produced two films for MGM – Just For Kicks and Recipe For Disaster – created and sold the show “Scumbag” to VH-1, and spearheaded and brokered a four picture deal between Commotion, MGM and then partner Jay-Z, Damon Dash.

Darren began his career in 1997 working in development and production for Academy Award-winning Producer Arnold Kopelson (Platoon, Seven, The Fugitive, Falling Down). While there, Darren worked on A Perfect Murder, The Devil’s Advocate, US Marshals and Mad City.

Darren still comes out of quasi-DJ-retirement for special clients at special parties. His clients have included Prince, Diane Von Furstenberg, Kristen Bell, Dino De Laurentiis, Surface Magazine and Trina Turk. Darren loves pizza.




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