What We Do

Founded in 2008 by former Music Director for Leo Burnett, Ira Antelis, and Jim Hoffman of Hoffman Sound, Jira Productions is a full-service music and audio production studio in Chicago, specializing in TV, commercial, web and film. Ira and Jim have a combined 50 years of experience in the audio and music industry.

What We’ve Done

 

Who We Are

Founded in 2008 by former Music Director for Leo Burnett, Ira Antelis, and Jim Hoffman of Hoffman Sound, Jira Productions is a full-service music and audio production studio in Chicago, specializing in TV, commercial, web and film. Ira and Jim have a combined 50 years of experience in the audio and music industry.
Ira Antelis

Partner / Creative Director

Before co-founding Jira Productions, Ira spent seven years as Music Director for Leo Burnett USA. His experience over the past 25 years in this industry is vast, having recorded, composed, and produced for such artists as Christina Augilera, Read More..

Jim Hoffman

Partner / Creative Director

Jim has been widely sought after for his sound design/mixing skills for years in Chicago and has worked on many of America’s top brands. In addition to co-founding Jira Productions, Jim still oversees Jira’s sister company Hoffman Sound. Read More..

Justin Mayer

Sound Designer

Since the age of sixteen Justin has been working at recording studios. His attention to detail and ability to create compelling soundscapes has made him one of the top sound designers in Chicago over the past decade. He has worked on numerous TV, Read More..

Lonnie Bonds

Producer / Operations Manager

As a graduate of Columbia College, Lonnie Bonds immediately began working in the industry at a music production house. After a four-year stint he decided to break out of the studio and hit the road. He traveled the country in a pretty Prevost tour bus as Read More..

Daniel Brunelle

Composer

Daniel Brunelle sees the history of music as unified thread, as a technology of emotion. He began writing electronic music at the age 11, by 15 he was playing every instrument in his home recordings. At 20 he was deconstructing symphonies and composing film scores. Read More..

Jon Seiller

Engineer

Jon has been Pro-Tooling in the advertising world for a lot of years. He also produces and engineers for local bands. He loves food, both cooking it and eating it, attempting to strum some chords on the guitar and playing Dad to two Read More..

Dominic Pettis

Associate Producer

Dominic is a Lyricist/ Hip-Hop music producer who has been perfecting his craft for more than ten years. During the day, he creates music for advertisements and manages our enormous music library. At night, he performs and does Hip-Hop Read More..

Mike Middleton

Dir. of Business Development

Mike has grown up completely immersed in the commercial music industry and has always had a passion for songwriting and producing music. After earning degrees in music composition, music performance Read More..

Get In Touch

Send us an e-mail and we will get back to you in 24 hours or find us at:

1644 N Honore Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60622
312.202.0590
info@jiraproductions.com

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