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Peter Jankowski

Peter Jankowski
Nationality American
Occupation Executive producer, President and Chief Operating Officer

Peter Jankowski is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Wolf Films Inc., headquartered in Universal City, California.[1] His responsibilities include both the creative and administrative operation of the company.

Jankowski served as Executive Producer on the Law & Order branded television series, and is currently an Executive Producer for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit on NBC.[2] Jankowski is also the Executive Producer of the Wolf Films NBC series Chicago Fire (TV series), and Chicago PD (TV series).[3]

In 2003 Jankowski produced the World Trade Center tribute "Twin Towers",[4] which won the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject).

He also produced When You're Strange, a Grammy Award-winning and Emmy-nominated documentary about Jim Morrison and The Doors,[5] which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival[6] and made its international debut a month later at the 2009 Berlin International Film Festival.[7] The film's airing on the acclaimed PBS American Masters Series garnered a 2010 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Nonfiction Series. Jankowski received a Grammy Award as producer of the film, which was named Outstanding Longform Video in 2011.[8]

Before joining Wolf Films in 1997, Jankowski served as Senior Vice President of Universal Television where he was responsible for all series produced under that banner, which included Northern Exposure, Quantum Leap and Coach (TV series). He produced 12 films with the Hispanic Film Project (president 1990-1993) and served on the board of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society.[9]


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