Jose de Avila

Jose de Avila

Traficante Film, LLC.
Producer, Director and Filmmaker

Chicago, Illinois

Member Since:
March 2015
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Jose

Growing up in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods, serving our country as a decorated US Marine, earning a BA in Film & Video from Columbia College Chicago…Mr. De Avila's unique combination of life experiences and passion for the arts allows him to comfortably traverse either side of any street. He currently dons an Illinois State Trooper uniform, where he’s the lead firearms instructor for his district. He was nominated 2014 Trooper of the Year, as well as awarded the Illinois State Police Achievement Medal for producing and directing the Department’s official recruitment video. In addition to award-winning shorts, the multi-disciplined filmmaker boasts a portfolio highlighting an extensive art and design background

Unique traits: Military and Police Consultant, Former US Marine, Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, State Trooper



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