Peter Hort

Course Director, Film and Television Production, University of Westminster

Peter Hort runs the BA Film and Television Production course at the University of Westminster. Graduates of the course work across the industry, and they have received 29 BAFTA nominations and eight wins in recent years. Their student films are shown at festivals all over the world, and their many successes include a Grierson award in 2015, the Audience Award at Aesthetica in 2014, and the Student Academy Award in LA in 2012.

Peter’s background is as a producer and film editor, and he ran a production company for 10 years in the 1980s and 1990s, specialising in television drama and documentary co-productions with European partners. He read English at UCL, and has an MA in Film Theory, and is a keen amateur musician and tennis player.