Fourteen-time award-winning producer Jacob Zetino believes that now is the perfect time to create a new streaming service that rivals giants such as Netflix and Hulu. His production company, Dapper Penguin, seeks to enliven the entertainment industry with fresh new films and brand-new productions.
As CEO and executive producer of Dapper Penguin, Jacob has had a long career in film, television, and digital production. He founded Dapper Penguin Entertainment in Beverly Hills, California, and is now beginning the expansion of multiple divisions within the company, in which he plans to add television, media, and a new platform that will rival Hulu and Netflix.
Dapper Penguin plans to showcase premier content that ranges from the latest big releases to lesser-known independent films. The studio focuses on timeless storytelling enhanced by the most innovative technologies to capture the attention of audiences around the world. Compared to rival platforms, Dapper Penguin aims to provide a platform for smaller artists to push their original content to millions of viewers globally.
Ingenuity is something that the entertainment platform prides itself on. The Dapper Penguin team is composed of many great executives, creatives, and talents that have experience working on all types of projects. The entertainment company invests heavily in cutting-edge technology, which they believe they can infuse into more traditional forms of production to take media to a whole new level. This dynamic approach allows them to cut production costs and have faster turnarounds in creating content, leading to the faster production of content compared to the rest of the market. In the event of another industry shutdown, the Dapper Penguin team can continue to work.
Jacob Zetino and Dapper Penguin Entertainment have won accolades for The Devil Lives in Clarksville County, Daydream, Blood Bonds, and the series Fuzz & Malloy, in collaboration with award-winning writer and creator Joe Wakefield. Recently, the company won awards for Sins Unveiled, with attachments twin brothers, Matthew and Russell Dennis Lewis (Godless, The Queen’s Gambit, and Blue Bloods), Robin Shelby (Ghostbusters II, Ghostbusters 2016), and Aaron Schwartz (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and The Mighty Ducks II).
Jacob earned his bachelor’s degree from the Los Angeles Film School in Hollywood, California, where he majored in both producing and filmmaking. He also graduated from the conservatory of acting program at the New York Academy. He served his country as a sergeant for ten years and is now a proud member of Veterans in Media & Entertainment and the American Legion Hollywood Post 43 in California.
The producer is currently focused on developing and producing more content for Dapper Penguin. His goal is to strategize the use of technology to reduce production costs to give his company an edge over the competition.
The production company recently welcomed its new executive team, which features Liz Vacovec as president of Dapper Penguin Entertainment and Nicole Layson and Daniel Sydnor as senior vice presidents of film and television. The company is currently in search of a president for its new platform, Dapper Penguin Cubed (DP³).