KIM, DONG JUN
I am a VFX artist, compositor, filmmaker, cinematographer, & visual artist.
I was born in South Korea, and now, I live in Burbank, CA. I graduated from MFA Computer Arts at School of Visual Arts in NYC in 2018 and BFA from Hong-Ik University, Design & Media / Sculpture in 2012.
I studied visual effects, 3D animation, motion graphics, film&video, and contemporary art. I have worked in design studios, TV stations, film productions. My work balances between commissioned works and autonomous artworks. The projects I work on are varied, from Fine-art to Motion graphics, and Film for commercial or VFX.
2018 May-Jun "Life on Pluto" (Group) SVA Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York, NY, USA
2017 Dec "MFA Computer Art Open Studio" (Group) 12F,133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY, USA
2017 Jul-Aug "Whistling Whims" (Group) SVA Flatiron Gallery,133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY, USA
2012 Dec “Mnemosyne’s gift” (Group) Hongik University Planning Exhibition Hall, Seoul, South Korea
"Image and Memory” (Individual) Hongik University Permanent Art, Seoul, South Korea
2011 Dec “Graduated Sculpture Exhibition” (Group) Hongik University auditorium expansion, Seoul, South Korea
2011 May “Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition” (Group) Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea
2011 Jan “Cheongryangri double feature” (Group) Jeonnong-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
2010 Dec “73 Eyes” / 8th Hong-Ik Univ. Film Festival (Group), CINUS ISU, Seoul, South Korea
2020 Grand Prix in Spotlight Genre Category - Concordia Film Festival, Montreal, Canada
2019 Jury Award in the Experimental Film Section - Oxford Film Festival, MS, USA
2018 Merit Award in the After Hours Film Society 2018 - Anim8 Student Film Festival, IL, USA
2018 Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement in Computer Arts, School of Visual Arts, NY, USA
2018 SVA Alumni Scholarship Award, NY, USA
2013 IF Design Award Communication Design Gold ‘H9 Interactive Blind’ Video Production Team, Germany
2010 KOBACO (Korean Broadcast Advertising Corporation) Scholarship, South Korea
2009 Converse Film Contest / Excellence Award, South Korea