Born and raised in County Durham in the North East of England, Peter studied film at the Hull School of Art and Design before moving to London to pursue a career in directing. Peter has directed numerous commercials, shorts and music videos over the past 13 years.
In 2010 his video for Esben and the Witch – Marching Song was nominated for a UK MVA, and in the same year his short documentary The City with the Dirty Face won best short doc at Abu Dhabi Film Festival. In 2011 he was selected to be part of the prestigious Berlinale Talent Campus.
In 2012 Peter co-produced the documentary JASON BECKER: NOT DEAD YET with director Jesse Vile, which won numerous awards and screened at many festivals worldwide, including Hot Docs and Sheffield Doc/Fest. The film was also nominated for a BIFA that year. In 2013 he signed for commercials representation with Outsider in the UK and has representation in both the US and Canada. Over his advertising career, he has made commercials for Hyundai, Philips, Coca Cola and Morrisons to name a few.
His short film CRACK (2015) was nominated for best British short at the British Independent Film Awards and screened at festivals such as London Film Festival, Cork, Krakow and LoCo. In 2019 he completed his latest short, THIS IS THE WINTER, which stars BAFTA and BIFA nominated Liv Hill (Jellyfish, Three Girls) and Warren Brown (Luther) and was exec produced by Michael Fassbender through DMC Film.
He is represented for film and TV by Sue Rodgers at Independent Talent.