ALDEN PETERS

Writer / Director / Editor

 

FILMS / SERIES

 

FEMME

Short Comedy

From Executive Producer Rachel Brosnahan (THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL) comes a hilarious and moving journey of self-acceptance. After being rejected for being too "femme," Carson learns to embrace his truth by way of a drag queen fairy godmother.

SCREENPLAYS / PILOTS

 

DISORDERLY

LGBTQ Feature

A forgotten pre-Stonewall gay rights activist gets his last chance at recognition when he befriends an aimless twenty-something who loves listening to his hilarious, raunchy stories of yesteryear. Based on a true story.

FINALIST

2019 WeScreenplay Feature Competition

QUARTERFINALIST

2020 Screencraft True Story & Public Domain

Screenwriting Competition

THE ROBOSEXUAL

Queer Sci-Fi

In a not-too-distant future where attraction to androids is considered a sickness and punished as a crime, a dweeby late bloomer tries to outsmart the law and run away with the robot he loves.

In preproduction

SEMIFINALIST

2020 WeScreenplay Shorts Contest

 

QUARTERFINALIST

2020 Screencraft Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Screenwriting Competition

 

SEMIFINALIST
2020 ATX Television Festival Pitch Competition

PRESS

 

ABOUT

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.

 
 
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