A Creative Odyssey

What started as a passionate affair with music evolved into a prominent presence in the film and video production industry. In 2018, Jackson Paraiso (also known as Iko The Rainman) expanded his creative empire by founding "CotoGang Production", the film branch of his company "Operation 5:AM". 
This venture became a catalyst for his cinematic endeavors called...

 CotoGang Productions

At the heart of CotoGang Production's distinctive style lies the marriage of cinematic art and poetic expression. Every frame, every scene, is meticulously crafted to evoke emotions and tell stories that transcend traditional boundaries. We believe in the power of cinematic poetry to create immersive experiences that linger in the hearts and minds of our audience.

As CotoGang Productions continues to push boundaries and redefine storytelling, we invite you to join us on a journey to the movies.

From Music to Cinematic Brilliance

Embarking on a dynamic fusion of artistic roles, Jackson Paraiso stands as a multifaceted creative force known for his diverse contributions as a writer, director, photographer, videographer, and video editor. Originating from the vibrant South Florida music scene, Jack's journey took root in 2011, drawing inspiration from renowned directors like Zack Snyder, Denis Villeneuve, Quentin Tarantino, and Christopher Nolan. Known for infusing his projects with a cinematic depth and a unique poetic visual flair.

Turn your ideas into cinema 
Jackson's early days saw him adapting the creative persona of "Iko The Rainman" by directing and filming music videos, which became a testament to his innate storytelling ability through captivating visuals. This initial success propelled him into filming commercials, short-films, and working on several TV shows, such as Master Chef and Good Mythical Morning.
Guided by a distinct visual style described as moody, wallpaper-like, and heavily influenced by anime aesthetics, Iko's work reflects a unique blend of creativity and cinematic flair, which can be seen in his self directed music video “The Cold River You Left Me In”.

The pinnacle of Jack's directorial journey is the upcoming film "Ashes of Aeternus," poised to premiere at film festivals in 2024, and begins pre-production for his next movie, code named "Paranoia Agent". This marks a significant milestone as Iko seamlessly transitions from his music production roots to carve a distinct niche in the cinematic world.​​​​​​​

You may also like

Back to Top