Peter Jasso

Peter Jasso is a graduate of USC’s School of Cinema-Television with a degree in Film/ Video Production and an alumnus of Film Independent’s Project Involve Mentorship program. He has worked in a variety of capacities in the entertainment industry including sound recording and designing for independent film/video projects, development for various production companies including American Zoetrope and instructor at the New York Film Academy. Peter also produced a short film in Kansas that screened as part of the American Film Institute International Film Festival in LA. He has directed several short documentaries and is a recipient of the Mana de Topeka media award and the KC Film Fest Karen McCarthy Outstanding Service Award. Peter has served as Director of the Kansas Film Commission since 2002 and Director of the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission since its creation in 2012. He is a native of Topeka and currently resides in Lawrence.