Producer/Director and Educator
Associate Arts Professor, New York University Graduate Film Program
Founder, The Trevor Project
Peggy Rajski is an Academy Award winning film producer/director and Associate Arts Professor at New York University’s Graduate Film Program.
Peggy received an Oscar for directing and co-producing TREVOR, winner of the 1994 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short. Building on the film’s success, she went on to found The Trevor Project with James Lecesne and Randy Stone. TREVOR is currently being developed as a musical for the Broadway stage.
Peggy’s producing credits include Jodie Foster’s directing debut LITTLE MAN TATE and HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS starring Holly Hunter and Robert Downey Jr., TOWELHEAD written and directed by Oscar winner Alan Ball, Stephen Frears’ THE GRIFTERS starring Annette Bening, Anjelica Huston and John Cusack, and several films with writer-director John Sayles including the powerful historical dramas MATEWAN and EIGHT MEN OUT. Directorial outings include the long-running hit television series ER and second-unit photography on several of the feature films she produced.
Peggy resides in New York City and is immensely grateful on a daily basis for all the people who continue to support Trevor and the lifesaving work we do.