JASMIN KUHN DIRECTOR/DP
Beauty / Director-DP / Lifestyle
Currently based in Los Angeles, Austrian born Jasmin Kuhn is an award winning commercial Director with a portfolio that boasts international clients such as Avon, Dove, Ponds, Head+Shoulders, Always, L’oreal, Neutrogena, Unilever, P+G. She works with Agencies such as O+M, JWT, Saatchi+Saatchi and Leo Burnett. With nearly 100 commercials under her belt Ms. Kuhn has gained a reputation for her clean and cutting-edge style that evokes her fine art, beauty, celebrity, and high fashion photography background.
Since graduating from the prestigious Art Center College of Design Ms. Kuhn has won multiple awards for her commercial work over the years: “Larenim” and “Sephora” each won Gold for best directing at the SCA Awards; “Leja Lips” won Silver at the Telly Awards; She has also received numerous ARAW Awards for her commercial work in Asia.
In addition to her commercial directing work Ms. Kuhn, as cinematographer, has completed principal photography on four feature films. She has directed and photographed several music videos, and has developed a distinct style that uses her deep understanding of cinema history and the bourgeoning ascendance of the feminine voice.
Whenever she travels on the job — to Moscow, Bangkok, Saigon, Beirut, London, and all over the world — her camera is like an appendage, an innate part of her being, always focusing, searching for the perfect image, the transcendent moment which inevitably finds its way back to her work.