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benny
benny

Ben Gershman

A Chicago native, Ben studied audio/video post-production at Indiana University in Bloomington. He specializes in editing and film scoring under the moniker Benny Nice.

jude
jude

Jude Appleby

Jude is the co-founder of 119 productions and enjoys producing videos of all types. He is the father of a 1 year old baby girl named Julia and proud to be following his dream of producing videos.

jackson
jackson

Jackson Duncan

Jackson Duncan, from Chicago, has worked as a videographer/ editor for The Source and Jones magazine, facilitator at the Kearning House Collective, and a freelance videographer/editor, independent writer/director (short films, music videos), key grip, and production assistant, here to help. See his portfolio here.

mike
mike

Mike Bump

Mike Bump is an artist from the South Side of Chicago. He is a 2011 graduate from New York University where he attained his BFA in photography and imaging. His specialties include photography, videography, and illustration. His primary interests are sports, music, nature and traveling. Check out Mike's photo portfolio here.

mark
mark

Mark Jacobs

Mark moved to Chicago in 2007, where he's built up digital media empires for the likes of DePaul University, muralist Jeff Zimmermann, and many other organizations and small businesses, including 119. Most recently, he has promoted 119's first film festival as well as our Union Concert Series. Check out his portfolio at crashblossom.com.

dante
dante

Dante Decanini

Born and raised in South Bend, Indiana, Dante started playing guitar at age 13 and fell in love with the instrument, discovering a profound passion for music and creativity. He had a lot of free time on his hands as a teenager and also began teaching himself the art of web design. Since then, he has aspired to make a successful career out of creativity. He moved to Chicago at age 20, and currently resides in Bloomington, Indiana, further pursuing his passion. You can find Dante's music at his Soundcloud page.