Debbie Peiser began her career in film and television production over 20-years ago as a hair and makeup artist working on influential projects such as The Americans (FX), Nurse Jackie (Showtime), Ocean’s 8 (Warner Bros) and more.
After returning to Los Angeles from New York City, Debbie began producing high end campaigns for lines such as Abercrombie & Fitch and with world renowned photographers such as Annie Leibowitz. These new skills led Debbie back to film and television when she produced the feature film, Rehab Cabin, starring Colin Quinn which made rounds on the 2021 festival circuit.
Debbie’s background as an established film and television hairstylist positioned her for a smooth transition to directing as she knows how to work with actors on character study and development. She is able to reckon with the needs of crew, production and cast members seamlessly.
In 2020, Debbie directed episodes of an around the world anthology series called Interconnected starring Emma Thompson, Drea De Matteo, Chris Redd and others.
Debbie was accepted into the Sundance Co//lab courses where she studied directing with Harrison James and producing with Simone Ling, Summer Shelton, and Dana Lustig.
Don’t Try This at Home, a mockumentary style feature film Debbie directed, won the Indie Spirit Award at Idyllwild Film Festival, received an honorable mention at the Los Angeles Underground Film Festival, was an official selection at LA Independent Film Festival.http://www.debbiepeiser.com