Danny FentonCEO, Zig Zag Productions
Danny Fenton is CEO and Executive Chairman of Zig Zag Productions.Show more +
Danny Fenton is CEO and Executive Chairman of Zig Zag Productions. He founded Zig Zag with Kevin Utton in 1999 and has established the company as an innovative transatlantic television production company, respected for its eclectic approach to nearly 700 hours of programme making. The company is one of the largest remaining truly independent UK production companies.
Prior to Zig Zag, Danny began his career at the BBC and spent a brief time in the independent sector working with the likes of Chrysalis, Sunset & Vine and Wall to Wall.
Danny is renowned in the international TV industry not only as a pioneer of audacious ideas, but he has a strong track record of unearthing new TV talent. Recent discoveries include magicians Dynamo and Troy and adventurer Richard Parks, whom he took to international audiences.
Danny is executive producer on all Zig Zag productions. Recent shows he has created include I Wanna Marry Harry for Fox, Scam City and Apocalypse 101 for National Geographic, Troy for Channel 4 and The Herbert Brothers for A+E. Other recent hit productions include Body Bizarre for Discovery, Split Second for Nickleodeon and Ultimate Brain for CBBC.
Danny is a regular speaker at major industry conferences, judge for several industry awards and a commentator in the international trade media.
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