About Jackpot Pictures
- Executive Producer - CFO
- Co-Producer/Financial Executive
- Casting Director
- Producer/Business Manager
- Development Executive/Co-Producer
Writer/Director/Producer - Jackpot President
Gregory Pellerito achieved a degree from Quinnipiac University studying Communications, with a concentration in Film Production in 2006. He graduated with a minor in Business: Computer Information Systems. Gregory received Dean’s List accolades several times during his college career. He played two years of Division I college baseball (Sacred Heart University), and was a member of two Babe Ruth World Series teams.
During the summer following his junior year of college (2005), Gregory interned at MTV in New York City. He assisted predominately on the hit television series, Cribs. During his final semester, the Public Relations Department entered a contest to assemble a marketing blueprint for new features for the United States Postal Service. Quinnipiac University competed against over three hundred schools in the Northeast. After walking through the first few stages, Quinnipiac found itself in the final twenty-five. In this stage, one of the requirements was for the students to write a screenplay for a thirty-second commercial. The Chairperson of the Public Relations Department commissioned Gregory for the screenplay. The screenplay assisted Quinnipiac in getting into the finals. One of the requirements for the final round was to shoot the thirty-second commercial. Gregory shot the commercial and Quinnipiac was named runner-up in the competition.
Gregory wrote, directed, and produced the short film, The Doctor, which is soon to be touring the festival circuit. He is also the sole writer of the Final Score, Deceptive, The Tree House, and Under No Circumstances. He co-wrote Hurley Antics: 101 with Nando Casinelli and Erik Ficke. He co-wrote You May Kiss the Brides with Glen Campbell. He co-wrote A Fighter's Chance with Gregory Greiner. With the exception of A Fighter's Chance, he is signed on to direct all of these films. The state of Connecticut has been recognized as the new “Hollywood East.” Gregory has been heralded by many, including the Stamford Advocate, as “an up-and-coming talented filmmaker to look out for in the near future.”