Born in New Orleans, John CAIRNS has lived and worked as a writer, director and
producer for commercial and independent film and video productions in America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He holds an MFA degree in film production at Syracuse University, and also studied film theory at the Paris Center for Critical Studies, Sorbonne. CAIRNS currently resides in Tokyo, Japan, where he has lived for 15 years. He is partnered with Lantis Media, a television commercial media production company.