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Overview (4)

Born in Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Birth NameDillon Dean Bakke
Nicknames Dillon, The Villon
Pretty 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.

2010

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.

2011

Created stop-motion ads for, 'Recess','drunk and poor at 24','LoveSick' & fashion shows in Minneapolis.

2012

Documented

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

2013

Bakke introduced psychedelic elements into his video editing with the publishing of an unofficial music video for Jai Paul's 'Str8 Outta Mumbai'.

2014

Directed, shot & edited multiple music videos for artists including, VAYNS, Botzy, Guerilla Toss & Sophia Eris.

2015

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".

2018

After publishing 8 albums in under 3 years as Pretty Villon, Bakke returned to video production.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Dillon Bakke

Trade Mark (4)

Digital Video
Photography
Composer
Animation

Personal Quotes (1)

Crazy With A Camera

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