Sidekick Video
A Video Studio By Your Side


Hi! We’re Sidekick, a video studio with offices in Chicago and Madrid. We specialize is in Branded Content and documentary. We approach our projects with a multicultural point of view and an eye for cinematic visuals.

Meet The Team


Ben Derico

This is Ben. Director, DP, and occasional Editor at Sidekick. He's interested in people and thinks video is the best medium to tell their stories. He's made spots for clients large and small in the commercial arena, as well as doc work around the world. He's a Spanish speaker and bike rider.  

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Rodrigo Cantalejo

This is Rodrigo/Rodri/Ro. Art Director / Editor / 2D Animator. He’s a curious person by nature, loves learning new things and adding more slashes and skills to his repertoire. Next up, culinary critic.

Eduardo VEA Keating

This is Edu. He likes wearing many hats. He is a Creative Director with 15 years in the industry and awards from Cannes, LIA, and other festivals to show it. But he’s more than just a regular ad guy.  He’s a dad. He’s a maker. He’s a cyclist. And, yes, he’s a Spaniard.



Official team Sidekick. He loves to eat snow and pose for cute photos. He’s a good boy.

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Grace Hahn

This is Grace. Line Producer and Project Coordinator.  She's all about emails & working with new people. A producer at heart, she thoroughly enjoys watching all the moving parts of a project come together. She's a wannabe cartoonist, an amateur traveller, and an expert vegan.


Pilar Sabogal

This is Pilar. Graphic Designer, Editor, and 2D animator. She’s a post-production expert and has worked with some of the best agencies around. Her dream is get a dog one day. Some may say a sidekick of her own.


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