ABOUT US

The Underground is an NYC-based post-production boutique specializing in 2D and 3D VFX, color grading, on-set supervision, editorial and design for commercials and branded content.

Creative Director Nic Seresin oversees the creative vision for The Underground and also serves as its lead artist, working directly with clients to bring their ideas to life and maintain consistent artistry across all projects. He has spent more than 20 years crafting dynamic visuals in advertising, film, music video and digital projects and has worked at some of the industry’s top shops in both London and New York, earning numerous industry accolades along the way, including Cannes Lions, BTAA, and D&AD awards.

Executive Producer Yvonne Apollonio is a former visual effects artist turned producer at VFX and post shops in both Los Angeles and New York City. At The Underground she is building the best creative teams for each project, overseeing jobs, and leading business development.

Founder Ben Bettenhausen, along with his partner and wife MJ, created The Underground as a natural extension of their highly successful retouching company, Print 2 Print, which has focused on high-end retouching for national and international fashion and beauty clients for the past 20 years. The Underground is building on that work and reputation to extend P2P’s services into digital and broadcast media.

President of p2p group, James Jorio collaborates with our highly creative team and clients in creating dynamic imagery for campaigns worldwide. James helps bring a creative edge to P2P. He has been working with some of the top talents in the industry for many years. James also maintains a presence in the arts, with exhibitions of his paintings in NY and Europe. His background in the arts, design, and fashion, as well as his keen eye for detail, help him direct the highly creative teams at P2P Group.