Peter Maynard is an independent producer working in the fields of advertising, film and television. He most recently oversaw the ’100% Character Uncovered’ TV and online series for NBC Universal. Before that he executive produced ‘The Unquiet Film Series’ for The Times and Sunday Times, a series of short films showing online, on TV and in Picturehouse cinemas. The series won four British Arrows (gold for best Web Series) and was 2014 and 2015 winner of Shots ‘Best Branded Content’ awards. It received two Vimeo ‘Staff Picks’, five D&AD Pencils and two bronze Cannes Lions. His latest theatrical short ‘Delay’ has just gone online after it’s festival run and has received Short Of The Week, Vimeo Staff Pick and has been made part of the BFI National Documentary Collection.
Peter began his career at 4Creative, Channel 4 where he became a producer on a number of award winning productions. He went on to become a creative agency producer at Fallon London before moving to a senior producer role at Kream London, alongside the Karmarama agency.
In 2011 he branched out on his own and nowadays collaborates with creative folk on everything from TV commercials and branded content, to comedy shorts, to documentaries. He has produced (and occasionally written) self generated theatrical short films, comedy sketches and documentaries for the likes of The Discovery Network, Channel 4 Television and a number of UK and international film funding bodies and is now in development with PYPO after winning the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival Kick Start Comedy pitch.