EPE Live: Peter E. Jackson is a Producer on the 'Sadako and the Magic of Paper Cranes' Feature Presentation. He was born in Deep River, Ontario, Canada and raised in Berkeley, CA. and received a B.A. in Radio and Television Communications from San Francisco State University in 1980.
Upon graduation, Peter worked as a Television News Producer for a CBS affiliate in the mid-west and an ABC affiliate on the west coast. After working on 20th Century Fox's "War Of The Roses", he went on to be an Assistant Director, Unit Production Manager and Line Producer.
With over 25 years of production experience in motion pictures, Peter has worked on production budgets ranging from a low of $150 Thousand Dollars to $30 Million Dollars. He has fostered relationships with many seasoned professionals from Actors and Agents to Attorneys and Film Executives and has knowledge of all agreements with DGA, WGA, SAG, IATSE, Teamsters as well as Deal Memos and Contracts.
Since January 2000, Peter has been a member of the Directors Guild of America and Co-Chair of the DGA AD/UPM Mentor Committee (2009-2015).