5126 Clareton Dr. Suite 210

Agoura Hills, CA 91301

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Sideshow Productions is an award-winning production house with an extensively experienced team in all facets of commercial marketing and production. We come complete with in-house editorial, visual effects, 3-D design, and color-correction. 
With over two decades of experience, we have created groundbreaking commercials for some of the top toy companies in the world including Mattel, Disney, Moose Toys, The Alpha Group, Bandai, and Jakks Pacific. We thrive on collaboration with both toy companies directly and seasoned creative agencies.

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 create 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. 

Bios

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:

Four
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.