Jon Moritsugu

Jon Moritsugu

B.A., Brown

In 1989, Village Voice critic J. Hoberman called Moritsugu’s first film Der Elvis, one of the “Top 50 films of the 80’s.” Since then, he has written and directed half a dozen features, PBS television comedy, film shorts, music videos, television commercials, and more. The work has garnered continued critical acclaim, numerous award citations, and film retrospectives. He has taught previously for numerous institutions including UC Berkeley and San Francisco State.

Award and Award Nominations

Lifetime Achievement Award, Chicago Underground Film Festival, 2013

Grammy Nomination (long form video) for “No Future Shock”, 2012

Best Feature Award, New York Underground Film Festival, 2003

Best Feature Award, Chicago Underground Film Festival, 2002

Best Feature and Festival Choice Awards, New York Underground Film Festival, 1997

Best Feature Award, New York Underground Film Festival, 1994

Website: http://www.jonmoritsugu.com