Pete Jones Biography

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Born and raised in Deerfield, Illinois, Pete searched for a way into the film industry since graduating from high school. After writing a number of scripts and having them rejected by studios, he entered another script, Stolen Summer, into a nationwide scriptwriting contest called Project Greenlight.

The contest was set up by actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, who sponsored the competition. After winning, Jones was provided with $1 million to make the film.

While making the movie his progress was recorded and televised in the Project Greenlight series.

Jones released Stolen Summer to rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival in 2001.

Filmography (director):

Stolen Summer (2002)

Filmography (writer):

Stolen Summer (2002)

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