Alden Peters is a queer writer, director, editor, and visual effects artist. His queer sci-fi short film FRIEND OF SOPHIA won directing, acting, and production design awards on a worldwide film festival circuit in 2021. Its follow-up starring Nana Visitor (STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE) is in postproduction.
In 2019, his feature screenplay about the pre-Stonewall gay rights movement, DISORDERLY, was a finalist in WeScreenplay's Feature Competition, as well as a Sundance second-rounder.
In 2018, Alden directed FEMME, a heartfelt short comedy about being an effeminate man navigating mainstream and queer culture. FEMME was executive produced by Rachel Brosnahan (THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL) and was Revry’s most-streamed short film for two years in a row.
In 2016, Alden directed and produced the feature-length documentary COMING OUT, which won multiple grand jury and audience awards at film festivals around the world before being acquired by Wolfe Releasing. COMING OUT is streaming on Amazon Prime.
Alden has co-created and edited shows such as WTF AMERICA at The Recount, BETWEEN THE LINES at HuffPost, and BODY HACKS at Mic. He has worked with NBC, nonprofit organizations, Code and Theory, T-Brand Studios, Red Bull, and Heineken on projects ranging from documentary series to Turner Broadcast's upfront at Madison Square Garden to internationally broadcast commercials.
Alden received a BFA in film production from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and he currently lives in Brooklyn.
He loves sci-fi films with aliens and/or robots.
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