Peter Maynard is an independent producer working in the fields of advertising, film and television. He 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 also received 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 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 an agency stint 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 theatrical documentaries. He has produced (and sometimes written) self generated short films and documentaries for the likes of The Discovery Network, Channel 4 Television and a number of UK and international film funding bodies. He is a previous winner of best film at the LA Short Film Festival and recently won the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival PYPO Comedy pitch.