Mike Maliwanag was born a human and raised in the Chicago suburbs. As a Jedi, he learned the true nature of the light and dark side of the force while studying cinematography at Columbia College Chicago. There, he learned to focus his force powers on analog film and wield his light saber skills in the digital aspect of filmmaking. Based in L.A., Mike continues his quest for peace and brings balance to the force. He enjoys exploring the galaxy with new friends.