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John Peterman Biography

John Peterman

Born in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1973. Parents are Herman Arthur Peterman III and Mary Josephine Cotter Peterman. He is the youngest of nine natural-born children (six sisters and two brothers). Began writing screenplays at eighteen. Major film breakthrough was New Kansas (1999) in which he served as First A.D. The film went on to be in contention at the 2000 Academy Awards for Best Live Action Short. He co-founded Film Hands Productions, L.L.C. with business partners 'Michelle Fitzgerald' and Jules Gregory in 2001.