Alden Peters
Based in Brooklyn, New York, USA​



Webby Winner + People's Voice, Online Film & Video

Lighting Black Faces in HBO's "Insecure"

Best Comedy

Out Web Fest

Femme: The Film


Best Coming of Age Short, Audience Award

Wicked Queer Film Festival

Femme: The Film


Grand Jury Award, Best Documentary

Milan International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Coming Out

Jury Prize - Special Mention, Best Documentary

Queer Lisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema Queer

Coming Out



Best Documentary - Audience Choice

DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival

Coming Out

Best Documentary - Runner Up, Audience Choice

MiFo Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

Coming Out

Best Documentary - Audience Award 

Ellensburg Film Festival

Coming Out

Alden is an award-winning film director based in Brooklyn, New York.


He 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.


Alden 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 edits the acclaimed HuffPost series Between the Lines, which gives high-level context to seemingly simple questions. He previously worked with MicNBC, 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.