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About Peter D. Marshall

Peter D. Marshall is a filmmaker from Vancouver, Canada. He has worked in the Film and Television Industry for over 40 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”); 16 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 is a directing instructor for Raindance Canada and the Vancouver Film School and he has taught workshops at 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 18 years – from Canada to Singapore to Dubai.

In 1999, he created his website, www.actioncutprint.com and began to publish the free monthly ezine, “The Director’s Chair” which is presently read by over 6000 filmmakers in 100 countries around the world. He also has his own filmmaking blog called filmdirectingtips.com.

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

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