Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson

Producer

Biography

Over the last 16 years Peter Swanson has travelled the world producing a variety of projects related to the world of water. Chief among these is his work as series director on “Water – the Drop of Life.” It explores a range of issues from water in agriculture and industry to water in religion to the possibility of armed conflicts of water. The series has been broadcast in over 50 countries.

Peter recently produced and directed a feature length documentary called ”Let There Be Light.” This film follows an aging master of stained glass, working on his last window for the cathedral in Washington, DC.

His Feature Documentary “Let There Be Light” recently won “Best of the Festival” at the DC Independent Film festval.

Swanson has received a Cine Golden Eagle and two national Golden Slate awards from the ITVA, seven regional Golden Slates award from the ITVA, two Silver Telly awards, a Best Show Reel from the International Monitor Awards, and a Blue Ribbon from the American Film & Video Festival for numerous documentary video and educational film productions and an Emmy for his work editing work on a documentary on youth violence.