Jun Falkenstein is an experienced animation director, writer, and story artist. Jun grew up in Laguna Beach, California and graduated with a B.A. from USC’s School of Cinema-Television.
Throughout her professional career, Jun has worked at nearly every major studio and at many indie/smaller houses as well in either television or theatrical animation, including the Walt Disney Studios, Warner Brothers, Universal Pictures, Hanna-Barbera, Sony Pictures Animation, and Dreamworks. She made her television directorial debut in 1994 with the Hanna-Barbera TV movie, “Scooby Doo in Arabian Nights” and in 2000, she made her theatrical directorial debut with Walt Disney’s “The Tigger Movie,” and also earned a writing credit on the film. She has extensive development experience, having worked for many years in development and pre-production on both original and derivative properties at all of the above studios and more.
A prolific creator and storyteller across mediums, she created, wrote and directed an original Nickelodeon television short entitled “Kyle + Rosemary,” as well as being a two time Grand Prize winner of the Blizzcon machinima contest. Not content with visual story telling alone, Jun is also an accomplished song writer and musician, playing bass in various bands around Los Angeles.
Jun is currently the Supervising Director of the Monster High long form television series at Mattel, and is also currently working on a Young Adult title graphic novel for Scholastic Books.