Jensen Rule Tierra was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. Jensen studied film theory and production at Los Angeles City College, though he considers his true film education clerking for many years at the famous and now defunct Rocket Video in Hollywood, CA.
Film credits as director include: "Harmful Sensations" (2015), which screened at Screamfest Horror Film Festival, Hollywood, CA. Famous Monsters' Silver Scream Fest, Santa Rosa, CA where it was awarded "Most Cringeworthy". Cinema Diverse in Palm Springs CA, where it took home an Audience Favorite citation.
"Secret Eater" (2017) co-directed with visual artist Shaun Johnson, played many festivals including Famous Monsters' Silver Scream Fest, Outfest Screening Series, West Hollywood, CA, Independent Filmmakers Showcase, Los Angeles CA and Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival where it won Best Experimental. "Secret Eater" also screened at various art galleries including The Pit in Glendale and Biquini Wax in Mexico City, Mexico as well as Human Resources in Chinatown, Los Angeles, CA
"Uncanny Valley" (2020), a sci-fi comedy screened virtually at Cinema Diverse! in Palm Springs, CA and Another Hole in the Head in San Fransisco, CA
Jensen has worked on the crew of numerous projects, short films, features, music videos, in a variety of positions. He is a longtime member of the DIY independent filmmaking community We Make Movies, based in Hollywood CA.
Currently, Jensen is juggling several projects including writing the horror features "The Film Critic" and "The Basement".