Born and raised in Vancouver, B.C., Darren is an alumnus of the University of British Columbia and The University of Edinburgh. Darren’s film experience derived originally from partnerships and collaborations with award-winning producers and directors including Braemar Court Productions and Bowen Arrow Productions. He produced several short movies including The River Jordan which screened at the Atlantic Film Festival in 2007 prior to embarking upon making his first feature-length production with Amazon Falls.
Since 2003 Darren has also been Chief Executive Officer of eMedia Networks Incorporated, a publicly traded sonic branding and out-of-home-advertising company (TSX: EMM), where he oversees business development and international music licensing.
Darren is also a board member of Beauty Night Society, a registered Canadian charity that provides makeovers and wellness programs for marginalized women and youth.