Peggy Bruen is an award-winning writer/producer of multimedia shorts and feature films. Bruen has a strong background in marketing and fundraising for such notable organizations as the Music Center of Los Angeles and Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
Recently, her latest dramatic script MARILYN, based on true events of polio and politics, was selected as a semifinalist in the 2015 Blue Cat Screenplay Competition.
Bruen has worked in entertainment for 15 years and received international acclaim for her award-winning avant-garde short film, “Diversions” (Berlinale Film Festival, Slamdance and over 25 festivals worldwide). She produced and directed “An Existential Affair with Oscar winner Martin Landau, which premiered at the Malibu Film Festival and distributed globally through Maverick Entertainment and Warner Pictures.
Bruen operates Hydra Films, Inc. and Bruen History Films, LLC, both production companies in development with several non-fictional and genre driven film packages.
Bruen joined the LA International Shorts Film Festival and Slamdance Film Festival for as a programmer, reading hundreds of scripts and creating loglines and synopsis for competitions for several years.
Bruen’s most recent projects include a series of live action short films, highlighting female teen heroines. “The Midnight Ride Of Sybil Ludington” (optioned) a Putnam County heroic legacy, is the flagship film in development for that series.
Bruen also scripted screenplay “Sacajawea, Blue Water” selected for development by the Screen Actors Guild West, Native America Diversity Committee.
Affiliations: WGA west
Name: Peggy Bruen
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: Hydra Films, LLC.
Occupation: Filmmaker, Producer, Director and Screenwriter
SemiFinalist Blue Cat Screenplay Competition for script MARILYN
SAG Diversity Native American Screenplay Competition for script BLUE WATER
BEST EROTIC SHORT FILM - SLAMDANCE for film DIVERSIONS