Mike Dub was born and mostly raised in Chicago. He lived in Sacramento during his late teens and early twenties, during which time he became cofounder of the E Street Film Society before leaving again for Chicago. After graduating from Columbia College Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in Film, he went on to earn a Masters Degree in Media Arts from the University of Arizona. He says his favorite films include Citizen Kane, Some Like It Hot, and The Maltese Falcon, but the movie he has seen more times than any other is The Lost Boys. Also, his real name is Mike Wegrzyn.