Jonas Balili

Jonas Balili

Special Collects Operator


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Milestones

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Had passion in what I love.
Then I convinced my parents.
Then I enrolled into school.
Then I practiced everyday.
Then I left the nest and said to myself "you either sink or swim" by moving to LA.
Then I found the job that I love.
Keep following my journey
Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
The Art Institute of California-Sunnyvale
Career

Career

Special Collects Operator

I take photos of "special interest" places. Hiking trails, museums, historical sites etc.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Film
Film
Art
Art
Being Creative
Being Creative

Day to Day

I wake up from the hotel, meet with my partner that I work with for the week, then I hike a trail or take photos in a museum.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Photography

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Have passion in film.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"It's going to be a hard battle because the work that you are in is very competitive."

Focus on what you want.

Challenges I Overcame

Financial
Financial

No money. Worked hard for it.