MA, Media Studies and Film, The New School
Jun Oshima is a New York City based filmmaker and cinematographer. Prior to his career in film, Jun worked as an advertising executive with Tokyo Advertising and JWT Japan, where he worked on numerous global advertising campaigns including: Columbia Sportswear, Nestle, Unilever, Max Mara, Samsonite, and others. In 2008, Jun came to New York City to pursue his Master’s Degree in Media Studies and film production where he conceived and co-founded the successful New School student event series, “RUFF CUTS”. He also worked as a cinematographer on the 2010 Student Academy Award winning project, “SURFACE FILM”. As a professional filmmaker, Jun’s projects have included corporate commercials, documentaries, independent fiction, TV, MV and more. Jun’s extensive client list includes Google, MoMA Design Store, McCann Erickson and PBS, where he has had the distinct pleasure to work with and shoot international icons such as Keith Richards, Busta Ryhmes, and Gary Oldman. A lifelong DJ and music producer, Jun enjoys creating music of all kinds and is currently producing a documentary about the effect of Japanese technological innovation on Hip Hop through the AKAI MPC sampling machine.