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Jennifer Peterson began her filmmaking career in San Francisco directing several short films that garnered nationwide attention. Her comedic short, No News, Sir (1993), won the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Regional Emmy Award and honors at Houston Worldfest and Charleston International Film Festival and her short thriller, Misfit (1996), screened in festivals nationwide. In 1997, Jennifer was accepted as one of eight participants into the American Film Institute's prestigious Directing Workshop for Women. The short she directed, Pumpkin Hill (1999), (produced with generous support from George Lucas's Skywalker Sound) won her critical attention at The Palm Spring's International Short Film Festival, the USA Kidfilm Festival in Dallas, The Santa Clarita International Film Festival and garnered a Special Gold Jury Award at Houston Worldfest.

Jennifer is one of the premiere directors in Hollywood creating original content for Blu-Ray and DVDs. Credits include Smurfs 2 (2013), Heaven is for Real (2014), The Crow (1994), There's Something About Mary (1998), Ed Wood (1994), Rocky (1976), The Holiday (2006), Made of Honor (2008) and the 13-part Showtime series Masters of Horror (2005). Her work on the 25th Anniversary release of Reservoir Dogs (1992) was nominated for Best DVD by The DVD Premiere Awards and made TV Guides' Top Ten list. Jennifer's television credits include two original programs for The Tennis Channel: Serving for Tsunami Relief (2005), a two-hour celebrity fund-raiser for the tsunami disaster which was later acquired by E! Entertainment and Stars for Stars: A Celebration of Tennis Excellence (2005), a star-studded awards benefit celebrating the best tennis from the past year.

Jennifer is a lifetime member of The American Film Institute (AFI) and co-founder of The Alliance of Women Directors (AWD).

Jennifer opened "Groovy Room Entertainment" in 2008 focusing on commercials, documentaries, television specials, original web and cross-platform content. Clients include MGM, Bravo, G4, The Tennis Channel, Daab Publishing, Tag Heuer and Best Buy.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: GRFilms

Spouse (1)

Carl Weathers (15 March 2007 - 31 January 2009) ( divorced)

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