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Darren Cole

Darren Cole
Visiting Lecturer
BFA - University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; MFA - Film/Video, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Professional Experience: 
  • Digital Storyteller for the City of Boston


  • 2018 - #DirectedbyWomen
  • 2018 - MFA Immigrant Nation: Nora Valdez, Blue Hat 
  • 2017 - Urbano Project Retrospective, Boston
  • 2017 - Encounters, Boston 
  • 2017 - Resistance Culture, Student Life Gallery, MassArt 
  • 2016 - "Who Is My Neighbor," (Solo Show) Urbano Project


  • 2016 - "Who Is My Neighbor?" Jamaica Plain News
  • 2014 - "American Filmmaker Makes Film in Patna, Bihar," Hindu Times
  • 2013 - "Darren Cole aka DJ DwooD," Moda 3 Blog
  • 2011 - "Darren a Kid from Milwaukee, is Still In the Basement, Editing What Must be a Server Melting Amount of Rick Ross Videos," GQ Magazine

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2014 - Massachusetts College of Art and Design Dean's Scholarship
  • 2011 - 88.9 Radio Milwaukee Music Video of the Year (Editor, Director of Photography, Camera for Artists: King Hell Bastard, DANGER) 
  • 2010 - MTV Sucker Free Guerilla Video of the Year (Assistant Director, Editor, Camera Op, Gaffer for Artists Rick Ross, Chrisette Michele, Mafia Music 2)