|Born||in Rochester, Minnesota, USA|
|Birth Name||Dillon Dean Bakke|
Dillon, The Villon|
|Height||5' 6" (1.68 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
Dillon Bakke was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota by a single mother, during his childhood Bakke's father was incarcerated in federal prison(s).
Bakke attended 'Open School', presently 'Open World Learning Community'; a self directed learning high school.
While in high school Bakke was discovered by Kristine Sorensen, the executive director of 'In Progress'; an inner city non-profit digital arts organization.
After graduation Bakke attended The Arts Institute Of Minnesota, with a primary focus in graphic design.
Created music video titles for Dan Huiting's web series, 'City of Music'.
Animate a full length music video for Cloud Cult's song 'You'll Be Bright', co-directed by Huiting.
Created stop-motion ads for, 'Recess','drunk and poor at 24','LoveSick' & fashion shows in Minneapolis.
Dan Deacon at Medusa
Girl Talk at First Avenue
LE1F at Macalester College
'Over The Top'; live set by, Steven Centrific & James Patrick
'Big League Tour'; Featuring, Baauer, Just Blaze, DJ Abilities & Tha Clerb at The Loft
Mike Mictlan & countless others at The Sound Gallery
Marijuana Deathsquads & P.O.S. at IceHouse
Bakke traveled to Tampa, Florida for the Republican National Convention; he was the only independent journalist allowed access to film Ron Paul's 'We Are The Future' rally. After returning to Minnesota Bakke assisted in breaking a world record for 'Zombie Pub Crawl 2012' by produced content for interactive environments, directing a live video feed of the event & managing a ground crew of videographers. 'Zombie Island' Recap Video
Bakke introduced psychedelic elements into his video editing with the publishing of an unofficial music video for Jai Paul's 'Str8 Outta Mumbai'.
Directed, shot & edited multiple music videos for artists including, VAYNS, Botzy, Guerilla Toss & Sophia Eris.
Reemerged, publishing under the pseudonym Pretty Villon; a project Bakke composed & produced with assistance from fellow electronic producers, Flyy Broz, HyperGash and, Jeremy Nutzman & Eric Muchow, formerly "Spyder Baybie Raw Dog and 2% Muck".
After publishing 8 albums in under 3 years as Pretty Villon, Bakke returned to video production.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dillon Bakke