Hey, I'm Daren!

Los Angeles, California

For the last 3 years, I've had the amazing opportunity to work with some of the most talented, creative, and compassionate people I've ever been around. It's been such a joy to be inspired and challenged to create something bigger than myself.


Now, we have the opportunity to share that vision with everyone. The Spring started off as just a small idea, and as we continue to pour into it, that idea grew beyond what I could have ever imagined. 


I'm thankful that I still get to be surprised in my professional career, and I look forward to sharing my experience with the world.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Good Chemistry

Portland Short
Comedy, Science

An 80s homage for the 21st Century: Two science majors left alone on campus for Thanksgiving discover a place where they belong.


12 days left


Our Colleagues

New York Short
Adventure, Comedy

A seemingly-ordinary woman sets off on a mission to encounter aliens in this dark comedy about truly getting away from it all.


12 days left


Arrival Code

Los Angeles Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

2034: Arrival Code follows a couple in borderlands Mexico, who flees a dangerous cartel using the transportation of the day… teleportation!


This project got the green light!

Expanding Sanctuary

Philadelphia Short

The documentary follows the historic campaign to end the sharing of police database information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


This project got the green light!

The Spring

Los Angeles Series
Fantasy, Action

In the world of The Spring, movement is power, and power corrupts, people are faced with the question: "What would you do to survive?"


This project got the green light!

All is Well

Los Angeles Short

A dark comedy about two women in Colonial America trying to hide a body.


This project got the green light!


New York Short
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Incurable: a journey of love, rejection, and an overactive imagination.


This project got the green light!

BIFL: The Series - Season 1

Los Angeles Series
LGBTQ, Comedy

BIFL is a series about twenty-somethings trying to live their best lives, and every single mistake they make along the way.


This project got the green light!


Seattle Feature
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Shawn finds his perfect soulmate but his autism prevents him from realizing she's actually a prostitute.


This project got the green light!

Sinked Up

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

Two women started as roommates. Then they fell in love. A story told from behind the bathroom door.


This project got the green light!

Sending to: 112 supporters

Add attachment (2MB filesize limit)

Your message has been sent!

Hi there! We're excited for you to send your first message.

Just a reminder, use messaging respectfully and appropriately. As a community of filmmakers and film lovers, we're here to tell stories, expand imaginations, build bridges and deepen empathy. Like everything on our platform, be supportive, create healthy debate, never get nasty and definitely don't spam. To use Seed&Spark, you agree to abide by our Code of Conduct.

Are you sure you want to delete this draft? There's no undo button!

The draft has been successfully deleted!


Hiding your project will prevent it from being viewed on the site or showing in search results on the web. Please note that it can take up to a week or two for Google to stop surfacing the page in search results. Anyone that clicks through before then will see the not found page.

Unhiding your project will allow it to be viewed on the site and show in search results on the web. Please note that it can take up to a week or two for Google to start surfacing the page again in search results.



Basic Info

Before we get started, please confirm the following:

By starting a project you agree to Seed&Spark’s Site Guidelines.



Basic Info


Saved to Watchlist

Way to go, you just added something to your watchlist for the first time! You can find and view your watchlist at anytime from your profile.

Pay what you can.

Watch wild and wonderful movies and shows from independent filmmakers and get a new handpicked playlist every month.

Subscribe to Seed&Spark