Peter Rowe (filmmaker)

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Peter Rowe (filmmaker)
BornPeter Rowe
June 27, 1947 (1947-06-27)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Occupationfilmmaker
film director
film producer
actor
Years active1971–present
Website
http://www.peterrowe.tv
 
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Peter Rowe (filmmaker)
BornPeter Rowe
June 27, 1947 (1947-06-27)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Occupationfilmmaker
film director
film producer
actor
Years active1971–present
Website
http://www.peterrowe.tv

Peter Rowe (born 1947) is a Canadian filmmaker specializing in themes of exploration and adventure. His latest production is the 39 part television series Angry Planet, which airs on 10 television networks around the world.[1] He is also freelance producer and heads Peter Rowe Productions/Pinewood Films Inc.[2]

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Career

Rowe is the director of numerous documentaries including Beyond the Red Wall: The Persecution of Falun Gong, the subject of a notorious battle between broadcaster CBC and the Chinese government, Joshua Slocum: New World Columbus, and Popcorn With Maple Syrup: Film in Canada from Eh to Zed.

Rowe’s feature films include Treasure Island, starring Jack Palance and Kevin Zegers, “Lost!” starring Ken Welsh, Michael Hogan and Helen Shaver, and The Best Bad Thing starring Lana McKissick and Kirin Kiki.[3]

Television series he has directed include On the Run, Super Humans, Ready or Not, E.N.G., African Skies”, Exploring Under Sail, and Fast Track.

His wilderness filmmaking has taken place in over 40 countries and many far-flung corners of the world including numerous active volcanoes, several hurricanes and tornadoes, Antarctica, Cape Horn, the Canadian Arctic and the Sahara and Arabian Deserts.

Rowe has also performed as an actor, most recently playing Hunter S. Thompson in the TV biography series Final 24.[4]

Awards

CSC Award presented to Peter Rowe, March 2010

Memberships

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