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Peter D. Marshall

  • Peter D. Marshall is a filmmaker from Vancouver, Canada. He has worked in the Film and Television Industry for over 35 years – as a Film Director, Television Producer, First Assistant Director and TV Series Creative Consultant.

    Peter has Directed over 30 episodes of Television Drama such as “John Woo’s Once a Thief”, “Wiseguy”, “21 Jumpstreet”, “Neon Rider”, “The Black Stallion”, “Scene of the Crime”, “Big Wolf on Campus” and “Largo Winch.”

    As a First Assistant Director, Peter has worked on over 12 Features (including “Dawn of the Dead”, “The Butterfly Effect”, “Happy Gilmore”, “The Fly II”); 15 Television Movies; 8 Television Series; and over 20 Commercials.

    He has written, directed or produced over 50 hours of documentary and educational
    programs and his documentaries and dramas have won, or been nominated for, 14 International film awards.

    Peter has worked for directors such as John Woo, Phillip Noyce, Ed Zwick, John Badham, Roger Vadim, Dennis Dugan, Anne Wheeler and Zack Snyder.

    He has also worked with actors such as Peter O’Toole, Kevin Spacey, Morgan Freeman, John Travolta, Kathy Bates, Michelle Pfiefer, Marcia Gaye Harden, Madeleine Stowe, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher, Goldie Hawn, Judy Davis and Adam Sandler.

    Peter has been a directing instructor at the Vancouver Film School, the Directors Guild of Canada, Victoria Motion Picture School and Capilano College.

    He has also developed several filmmaking workshops and seminars that he has presented over the past 15 years – from Canada to Singapore to Dubai.

    In 1999, he created his website, and began to publish the free monthly ezine, “The Director’s Chair” which is presently read by 3900 filmmakers in over 100 countries around the world. He also has his own filmmaking blog called

    Peter has been active in Internet Marketing since 1996 and has been heavily involved with Social Networking for the past two years. Peter’s expertise in Internet Marketing and Social Networking has enabled him to have his Blog or Website listed on the first page of Google for several film making keywords: film directing and filmmaking workshops.

    Over the past 2 years, Peter (with his partner Trilby Jeeves) has taught workshops and seminars to various groups interested in learning how to market themselves, their products or their organizations on the Internet using traditional Online Marketing techniques combined with Social Media.

    Some of these organizations are The Director’s Guild of Canada, Stunts Canada, The Backroom Theatre Club and SCTC (Speakers, Consultants, Teachers and Trainers).

    Contact Peter D. Marshall

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