Director and Producer, Mike Peterson has been creating a strong trajectory of memorable and award winning ﬁlms and projects over the past few years. He is currently nominated for a 2020 Canadian Screen Award for the CBC Gem series MING’S DYNASTY, which he produced and executive produced. Films he has produced and
directed are receiving repeat invitations to some of the most prestigious ﬁlm festivals globally, and are being licensed worldwide Through a variety of distributors.
His ﬁrst and second features as a director/producer/co-writer, LLOYD THE CONQUEROR and KNUCKLEBALL, played a large selection of prestigious festivals across the globe. His ﬁlms have played festivals such as FANTASIA, ROTTERDAM, SITGES, BIFAN, MUMBAI, FRIGHT
FEST, FANTASTIC FEST, FANTASPOA and many others.
Recently, Michael produced the award-winning horror-comedy feature ﬁlm, HARPOON (2020) which has received a very rare Certiﬁed Fresh and 96% on Rotten Tomatoes, and is his 5th collaboration with writer/director, Rob Grant.
He has just ﬁnished production on his 12th feature ﬁlm (a werewolf movie as yet untitled) as a producer.
Mike lives with his family in Calgary, Alberta.