Jeremy Rubier - Filmmaker in Tokyo

Jeremy Rubier

I'm a filmmaker in Tokyo, Japan

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I speak English, Japanese, French, and Spanish

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About me

Jeremy Rubier is an experienced director, cinematographer, and editor who shot projects in more than 14 countries. Embodying the definition of a “Third Culture Kid,” Jeremy was born in Paris, and then moved to Montreal, Canada when he was 15 years old. He then lived in Tokyo, followed by New York, Shanghai, and Hong-Kong. Jeremy graduated from the prestigious Mel Hoppenheim school of Cinema in Montreal in 2011, and has logged over 10 years traveling the world as director and videographer. His first major short film, titled “The Interview,” won him Best Director at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. His most recent documentary, named “Third Culture Kids,” was a finalist at the Fusion Doc Challenge and was selected at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival. Jeremy has toured and done videos for artists ranging from mainstream acts including Skrillex, Avici, WMC, and Osheaga to more underground acts such as Maya Jane Coles and Maceo Plex. He has also directed commercials for companies such as Robert Deniro’s NOBU, the EF school, Porsche, Verboten, and more. Recently, he has been traveling world-wide while directing music videos for up-and-coming artist such as Young Paris from New York and Unda from Bangkok. Jeremy is 28 years old and lives in Tokyo. He is currently shooting on a monthly based for PoweredbyTokyo and on the developmment of his first feature movie.

My Creations

  1. Reel 2016

    9 May 2017


  2. The Night Rider

    9 May 2017

    Made for PoweredbyTokyo

  3. Music Video.
    Drove 2000km to Yakushima.

  4. Gypsy

    9 May 2017

    My friend opened a restaurant in Bali.
    And I made a video.

  5. Director/DOP/Editor Reel

    3 August 2017

    My last three years of work

  6. Yulia

    14 March 2018
  7. Canada Goose Capsule

    19 April 2019

    We worked with Canada Goose on the creative direction and branding for the Nomad Capsule Collection, a limited-edition capsule collection designed for Spring/Summer 2019
    The project draws inspiration from Japan and its relationship to rain and capture the elements of nature in Japan. We went trough the highly spiritual Kumano... continue reading (1, 0 images)

  8. REEL 2018

    19 April 2019

    15 January 2020

    “Dame” in Japanese means “Forbidden.” In such a strict society, it’s something we hear often. Film and production are dominated by a similar ideology: that to make amazing work you have to have a huge budget and team otherwise it’s impossible. We don’t believe that, and we have track records... continue reading (1, 0 images)