Double Dutch International (DDI) is a globally recognized sales and production company, representing high level, cast driven features with strong commercial viability worldwide, across all media platforms. DDI uniquely blends experience with the flexibility to adapt in today's market reality. We firmly believe passion breeds results and our goal is to find enthusiastic distribution partners for our productions ensuring maximum audience appeal. DDI is run by industry veterans Jason and Ron Moring who bring a combined 50 years of experience in the film industry and strong values of commitment and communication to our producing partners.
Jason Moring is the founder and President & CEO of Double Dutch International (DDI), one of the industry’s fastest rising world sales companies. A lifelong career in the film business spanning stints in retail and distribution, Jason brings an extensive and unique knowledge of the entire industry chain - from production straight through to retail.
Jason obtained degrees in both Business Marketing and Sports Management before joining Morningstar Entertainment in 2000. In 10 years with the company Jason filled a variety of senior roles including the Senior VP of Sales and Acquisitions, helping to position the company for acquisition by a publicly traded entity in 2007.
Based in Toronto, Jason oversees the day-to-day sales, acquisitions, marketing, financing and legal operations of DDI and as the senior strategic decision maker Jason has expanded the company’s portfolio to include the development and financing of new features, raising over one-hundred million dollars for DDI associated productions since 2015.
In addition to selling, Jason has served as an executive producer on the break-out comedy sequel SUPER TROOPERS 2, auteur director Terence Davies’ newest film A QUIET PASSION starring Cynthia Nixon and Jennifer Ehle, the animated film ELLIOT The Littlest Reindeer, and the family film THINK LIKE A DOG starring Josh Duhamel and Megan Fox. In 2019 Jason will serve as producer on the upcoming film THE DOORMAN directed by Ryuhei Kitamura, starring Ruby Rose and Jean Reno.
During the 2014 Toronto Film Festival Jason was awarded with the distinction as one of the top 15 executives under 35 in the Canadian film industry as voted by The Hollywood Reporter, and is consistently interviewed by many of the top industry trade magazines about current industry trends and new opportunities for growth.
Jason lives in Aurora, Ontario with his wife and 3 young children.
Mark Padilla is the Senior Vice President of Sales & Acquisition here at DDI. Since having joined the company in the Spring of 2016, his responsibilities include: evaluating projects for their commercial viability and value in the global marketplace, and assisting with the company’s acquisitions, financing, and marketing strategies.
Previously, Padilla served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Distribution at Myriad Pictures. In addition to completing global sales for the company’s slate of pictures, Padilla also assisted with acquisition and marketing activities for both Myriad Pictures, and the company’s Canadian partner, Pacific Northwest Pictures.
Prior to joining Myriad Pictures, Padilla was Vice President of Sales and Acquisitions for Essential Entertainment, where he oversaw the sales and acquisitions of films for both international and domestic release. Prior to Essential, Padilla served as the Marketing Manager for Arclight Films.
Padilla began his career in entertainment at The S. Hirsch Company, working as a Los Angeles based representative for several international distribution companies, assisting them with product acquisition. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego where he received his Bachelors of Science in Cultural Anthropology.