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about the jury

Jun Kato is a producer at Think & Craft, a Tokyo-based creative house that is home to a staff with a wide variety of skill sets such as video production, design, technological development and AI. She studied filmmaking and communication at UMass BostonMissouri State University, and had an internship at a NY-based production during her time at university.

After working for a broadcasting company, she started at Dentsu Tec in 2009 and joined Dentsu Creative X, where she worked on commercials, music videos, web content, etc. In 2016, she transferred to Dentsu Lab Tokyo, where she gained a wealth of experience in a wide range of content production, including digital and global events. In 2019, she joined Dentsu Craft Tokyo (now Think & Craft).

During her fifteen years of industry experience, Jun has worked with world renowned artists such as Brian EnoAlva Noto and won prestigious awards including Clio and D&AD, among others.