04 Oct Jacob Krueger
During the span of his 20-plus years in the entertainment industry, Jacob Krueger has worked with thousands of writers, from Academy and Tony Award Winners to beginning writers picking up the pen for the first time. The founder of Jacob Krueger Studio in New York City, Jacob is an award-winning screenwriter, playwright, producer, and director.
Jacob’s first produced movie, “The Matthew Shepard Story” (2002), won the Writers Guild of America Paul Selvin Award and a Gemini Nomination for Best Screenplay.
The NBC film, directed by Roger Spottiswoode (“And the Band Played On”) and produced by Goldie Hawn, was based on life of gay hate-crime victim Matthew Shepard. The film won Stockard Channing a SAG Award and her first Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress and Sam Waterston a Gemini Award for Best Supporting Actor.