Born in London and residing in Los Angeles since 1984, Peter spent eleven years as an international film sales and distribution executive before forming Magus Entertainment in 1996 to Executive Produce feature films and to provide senior consulting services to the US and international film community. He has specialized in formulating film financing, production and distribution strategies and has represented a diverse group of international sales companies, production companies, entertainment banking institutions, equity investors, international and domestic distributors, government film commissions, studio facilities and major international film festivals.
Peter has Executive Produced a wide range of feature films, starring actors such as Matthew McConaughey, Jon Favreau, Diane Lane, John Turturro, Sean Bean and William Peterson. He is currently attached to various other projects in different stages of development and pre-production. Peter has facilitated producer labs, screenwriter labs, media seminars and panels and/or participated as a guest speaker at film financing and distribution events for organizations such as the Cannes Film Festival, the Berlin Co-Production Market, the Canadian Film Centre, the DGA, the PGA, Soho House, Film Independent, IFP, the AFI, and the Seattle, Los Angeles, Hollywood, CineVegas, Atlantic, Cinequest, Montreal, Los Cabos and Whistler Film Festivals. He has previously been a six term Board member of AFMA, (now IFTA), chairing their Industry Relations Committee and sitting on the Executive Council of their Export Association (IFTEA). He has also been a previous Board Member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Los Angeles (BAFTA/LA).
Peter is collaborating with WCPMedia Services, leveraging his extensive knowledge and broad depth of contacts within the international sales arena, to assist with its worldwide promotion and marketing strategies.
Our management team has significant global experience in project management, application development, IT and entertainment through senior-level positions at Accenture, IBM, Disney, NBC-Universal, Turner Broadcasting, Grass Valley, Moviola...
The product management and commercial team has over 150 man-years experience in the audiovisual industry.