Jeremy Brunjes is a filmmaker based in the New York area. Over the last ten years he has directed numerous short films that have screened in festivals around the country and around the world. He has also written short and feature length screenplays, plays, and TV Scripts. Besides writing and directing, Jeremy is a talented and experienced Director of Photography and Editor. View his reels here.
Before arriving in New York, Jeremy was born and raised in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. He earned his BS in Radio/TV/Film from Northwestern University in Evanston Illinois.
While at Northwestern, Jeremy was selected as one of twelve students in the School of Communications to take part in the two year intensive Creative Writing for the Media Program where he studied with noted playwrights and screenwriters Wendy MaCleod, Dave Tolchinsky, Jamie Pachino, and Michael Elyanow. He was one of two students in the program chosen to receive a Special Recognition award in 2003.
|Dean Cecvala in Crack Kildare|
His original screenplay, Crack Kildare was awarded the Bindley Production Grant in the Spring of 2002. The Bindley is the single largest production grant available to Northwestern undergraduates and has had such illustrious past recipients as Zach Braff. Jeremy directed Crack Kildare in 2003 with the help of producers Patty West and Louie Provost and a crew of fifty plus Northwestern students and alumni.
After graduating, Jeremy continued working at Northwestern as part of a media team producing, directing, shooting and editing documentary, promotional and educational media. In 2005 he edited and co-DP'd the documentary Art Seymour | Solo Performance which was recently awarded Best Editing, Best Cinematography, and Best Short Documentary at the Idaho Panhandle International Film Festival.
Jeremy is currently working towards an MFA in film at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television.
He is available for hire as a Director, Editor, and Cinematographer.