Born and raised in Chicago, serving our country as a US Marine Sergeant (1996-2000), and earning a BA in Film & Video from Columbia College Chicago ('04)…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 is a 14-year veteran of the Illinois State Police and currently assigned to the Executive Protection Unit. In addition to award-winning film student 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
Traficante Budget: $1M - $5M | Thriller When an ex-con makes a cartel drug run to pay a debt owed by his dirty cop brother, he learns he's been betrayed and his brother set up, putting him on the road to survival and justice.
Columbia College Chicago