Writer / Director / Editor
FILMS / SERIES
SCREENPLAYS / PILOTS
A pre-Stonewall gay activist who set the stage for the modern gay rights movement is forgotten from history until he passes queer history and life lessons to a young gay man.
PIVOT TO VIDEO
An online news publisher lays off its entire editorial staff in an effort to “pivot to video,” leaving three new employees in a lion’s den of paranoid, backstabbing coworkers.
Alden Peters directed the short film FEMME, which took the world by storm at over 40 film festivals worldwide, picking up awards along the way. FEMME is currently being adapted to a series with Emmy and Golden Globe winner Rachel Brosnahan attached as Executive Producer.
He directed and produced the feature-length documentary COMING OUT, which has won multiple grand jury and audience awards at film festivals around the world. It’s played at Outfest, NewFest, BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival and many more. It was picked up for distribution by Wolfe Releasing.
Alden co-created and edited the acclaimed HuffPost explainer series BETWEEN THE LINES. Prior to that, he developed multiple digital series at Mic, including BODY HACKS and TECH YEAH! He has worked with NBC, nonprofit organizations, Code and Theory, T-Brand Studios, Red Bull, and Heineken on projects ranging from Instagram videos to Turner Broadcast's upfront at Madison Square Garden to internationally broadcast commercials.
Alden's writing has appeared in Hello Mr. and The Daily Beast, his photography has been posted in GAYLETTER, and his film work has been featured in Out Magazine, NPR, Mashable, BuzzFeed, and many more. He has spoken around the world about filmmaking, crowdfunding, and telling queer stories.
Alden received a BFA in film production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and he currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.
He loves sci-fi films with aliens and/or robots.