Peter Jensen grew up in the Midwest and received his M.F.A. in Screenwriting and Directing from Columbia University’s graduate film school. His short film, Charlie Primitive, about a suburban boy who discovers his mom having a tryst in the basement with what appears to be a Neanderthal, has won numerous awards and has screened at prestigious film festivals all over the U.S. and Europe. Jensen has plans to start preproduction on Derwin’s Shadow in 2006. In the meantime, he loves to teach writing and empower others to find their creativity.
Peter Jensen was awarded a Screenwriting grant at Columbia in 2003 for Derwin's Shadow