P.J. Palmer

P.J. Palmer

(twenty)2 films
Director and Filmmaker

Santa Monica, California

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June 2013
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About P.J.

P.J. Palmer is an award winning filmmaker living in Santa Monica, California. He has directed, produced and/or written more than 20 narrative short films, documentaries, feature films, web series and commercial projects. He is alumni to the Edinburgh Film Festival Talent Lab 2013 and worked as Artist in Residence with the National Steinbeck Center 2014. P.J. was raised in the rural mountains of Northern California and has always loved the art of telling stories with motion picture.



  • For Ed Ricketts

    For Ed Ricketts (2018)
    Film (Documentary) Producer "For Ed Ricketts" is a feature documentary which reveals the deep and profound impacts of marine biologist Ed "Doc" Ricketts' on author John Steinbeck, mythologist Joseph Campbell and on scientists around the world studying our oceans. Through his mentoring, his collaborations and his own ground-breaking works, Ricketts has helped to influence literature, science and philosophy for more than 80 years. Using filmed oral histories, archival footage, an extensive list of interviews this film explores the tidal effects of Ricketts' influences. We explore the real-time impact and importance of mentor-ship as we follow biologists, professors and scholars who are passing their torch to others on new expeditions that retrace Ricketts steps up and down the Pacific coast of North America; exploring his works and holistic ideas as they still resonate, influence and inspire scientists, artists, readers, thinkers, teachers, students and policy-makers across the globe. Written by Anonymous

  • Toss It

    Toss It (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Producer Two savvy friends discover what they don't know about themselves.

  • The Grapes of Wrath: We Shall Overcome

    The Grapes of Wrath: We Shall Overcome (2015)
    Film (Documentary) Producer "The Grapes of Wrath: We Shall Overcome" is a documentary film authorized by the Estate of Elaine A. Steinbeck. The film explores the legacy and meanings of John Steinbeck's American realist novel "The Grapes of Wrath" (1939) while also revealing the struggles of dispossessed families in the U.S. today. The release of "The Grapes of Wrath" shook America to its core with its unflinching depictions of poverty, homelessness, starvation and misery within the U.S. and its exploration of the imbalance of power between the wealthy and the poor. This film examines the impact of the novel since its publication 75 years ago and utilizes its influence to shed light on the current state of similar social issues in America today. Written by (twenty)2 films

  • Make a Star

    Make a Star (2011)
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  • Juke

    Juke (2011)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Producer A woman wants to buy a jukebox - and gets juked - as she tries to buy the past and a man tries to sell it.

  • Good Luck

    Good Luck (2011)
    Video (Short) Director A young girl reacts to a cashier's perceived insensitivity.

  • Members Only

    Members Only (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Director Membership has its advantages and ordering from the fine menu of this exclusive supper-club may require a full, once-in-a-lifetime commitment.

  • Barbara Wood - Karibisches Geheimnis

    Barbara Wood - Karibisches Geheimnis (2009)
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  • Hide & Seek

    Hide & Seek (2006)
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  • Lost and Found

    Lost and Found (2006)
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  • Missing

    Missing (2006)
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  • In an Instant

    In an Instant (2005)
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  • Countdown

    Countdown (2005)
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  • Stuck

    Stuck (2003)
    Film (Drama and Short) Producer One night on call, Dr. Steve Gersh gets stuck by an infected AIDS/hepatitis needle and faces his worst nightmare.

  • ER

    ER (1994 - 2001)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Michael Crichton has created a medical drama that chronicles life and death in a Chicago hospital emergency room. Each episode tells the tale of another day in the ER, from the exciting to the mundane, and the joyous to the heart-rending. Frenetic pacing, interwoven plot lines, and emotional rollercoastering is used to attempt to accurately depict the stressful environment found there. This show even portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

  • Harvey's Speech

    Harvey's Speech (2001)
    Film Producer Harvey's Speech is the retrospective story of an aging die-hard businessman whose talents in a company he helped build and protect are no longer required. Harvey Gilbert is being forced into retirement. He has spent his entire life working for a company that has become overrun with young up-starts who are convinced they have a clue, but don't. In an attempt to be gracious, the company is throwing a farewell banquet in Harvey's honor. Harvey decides that his best chance to tell the higher ups to stick it where the sun doesn't shine will be in his acceptance speech. Written by Anonymous

  • Three Exits

    Three Exits (2001)
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  • Providence

    Providence (2000)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor Dr. Sydney Hansen, a successful plastic surgeon in Hollywood, California, quits her private practice and returns to her hometown in Providence, Rhode Island after the sudden death of her controlling, demanding mother Lynda, in order to keep her dysfunctional family together which a little help and advice from Lynda who gives advice from beyond the grave in helping Sydney deal with her new career as a doctor for the local free clinic and dealing with her distracted veterinarian father Jim, her mixed-up sister Joanie, and younger brother Robbie, a small-time hustler. Written by Matthew Patay

  • The Bold and the Beautiful

    The Bold and the Beautiful (2000)
    Television (Drama and Romance) Actor The saga of the rich Forresters and the poor Logans is told against the backdrop of the fashion world in Los Angeles. Forrester Creations is the premiere fashion house in the city, thanks to the designing brilliance of Eric Forrester and the money and social grace of his wife, Stephanie Forrester. The ups and downs of their on-again, off-again marriage parallel the stormy lives of all their children, who have shared lovers and spouses with one another and even with their own father. Ridge Forrester is the arrogant oldest son (whose paternity will eventually be called into question); Thorne, the oft-neglected younger son; Kristen, the sweet but sexually-frigid older daughter; Felicia, the wild child. At the center of many of these storms is the Logan family. Beth Logan, the matriarch, has always carried a torch for Eric. Her three daughters include Brooke, the willful and sexually promiscuous oldest; Donna, the ditsy model; and Katie, who has always felt overshadowed by her more ... Written by J. Spurlin

  • The St. Francisville Experiment

    The St. Francisville Experiment (2000)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Four young people spend a night in a haunted mansion.

  • Roswell

    Roswell (1999)
    Television (Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Actor Living among the citizens of the infamous New Mexico city of Roswell are some who are not there by choice. They are there to follow a destiny given to them by the members of their dying race, a race that they are someday destined to save. This is the background behind the WB series "Roswell". Max Evans, Isabel Evans and Michael Guerin are teenage humans with extraordinary gifts - gifts that are "not-of-this-earth". They are human/alien hybrids, sent here to complete their destiny. Their counterparts have already perished in a war of attrition, thus one day, they will return to their home planet and save their race. Before a fateful day in 1999, the teens hid their gifts. The event that forever changed their lives was when Max healed Liz Parker (a classmate) after she was fatally shot in the stomach in a dispute between two customers at the restaurant where she waitresses. A close relationship then develops between Max and Liz. Central to the first season were the relationships between... Written by Ernest Kung <ernest.kung@alumni.usc.edu>

  • L.A. Doctors

    L.A. Doctors (1999)
    Television (Drama) Actor Four Doctors run an upmarket practice in LA in this drama which focuses as much on the problems in the US medical system as it does on the patients

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