About Us

​In the sea of sameness that defines most production houses, Sideshow takes a stand to do one thing and one thing better than anyone. We are solely dedicated to creating innovative advertisements that bring your products to life. Our focus and dedication is in capturing the youth mindset that drives mainstream culture. In all our projects we deliver the greatest content and quality on screen that truly represents your creative driving force.  

Chris Folino - Owner & Creative Director

Years of Experience:
Twenty Plus


Proudest moment:
The birth of my children as well as owning the original Star Wars Early Bird Certificate Package from 1977 and playing with it in until 1999.


Hometown:
El Monte, California (home of the MGM movie lion)


Education:
I get schooled every day at work...Fernando Velloso is an actual member of Mensa.


What’s always in your refrigerator:
Homemade sprouted almond butter


Books on your bed stand right now:
The Chemistry of Youth by Edmond Bordeaux Szekely 


What I’d do for a living if I didn’t do this:
Netflix Tagger


Book that changed my life:
Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Players Handbook by Gary Gygax. It singlehandedly motivated me to write and develop my imagination, which was way before the internet and cable TV! 


Favorite way to relax:
Hiking, swimming and playing Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare



Fernando - Vice President Executive Integrated Producer

Contact:
fernando@sideshowproductions.com

Years of Experience:
Seventeen

Proudest moment:
The birth of my daughter.


Hometown:
Rosario, Argentina


Education:
B.S. System Analytics

What’s always in your refrigerator:
The cold.

Books on your bed stand right now:
The Grey Wolf

What I’d do for a living if I didn’t do this:
Own a mechanic shop for custom cars.

Book that changed my life:
I haven't written it yet... 

Favorite way to relax:
Working on my car.


Jacob Haws - Producer & Director of Business Operations

Contact:
jacob@sideshowproductions.com


Years of Experience:
Five 


Proudest moment:
Joining the Sideshow Productions team to help it grow to the wonderful and impressive company it is today.


Hometown:
Newbury Park, CA


Education:
B.S. Biological Sciences with a Focus in Neurology.


What’s always in your refrigerator:
Steak


Books on your bed stand right now:
Game of Thrones Series.


What I’d do for a living if I didn’t do this:
Something in the Biological Sciences field.


Book that changed my life:
The Count of Monte Cristo

Favorite way to relax:
Sitting back and watching a new movie.


William Katt - Producer

​Years of Experience:
Forty Five Plus

Proudest moment:
My daughter's eulogy at her grandmother's memorial.

Hometown:
Hollywood, of course

Education:
Two years of college and many years in the entertainment industry.

What’s always in your refrigerator:
Milk

Books on your bed stand right now:
Maybe It's You by Lauren Handel Zander

What I’d do for a living if I didn’t do this:
Landscape Architect


Book that changed my life:
Moby Dick by Herman Melville


Favorite way to relax:
Playing piano or guitar.